Actually, we New Jerseyans trail only Maryland in median household income, according to Census data, at $79,919. We also have the fourth lowest poverty rate. The article does admit something we already knew all too well: we have an incredibly high cost of living here, so those higher salaries don’t go very far.

In case you’re wondering, Mississippi has the lowest income.

Here are the rest of the Top 10:

1. Maryland

2. New Jersey

3. Alaska

4. Connecticut

5. Hawaii

6. Massachussetts

7. New Hampshire

8. Virginia

9. California

10. Minnesota