Median Household Income Levels

(Source: US Census Bureau American Community Survey (2008), with the ACCRA Cost of Living Index)

City (County) Median HH Income Cost of Living Index Adjusted Median HH Income % Higher than Lex
Atlanta (Fulton) $61,332 94 $65,246 28%
Des Moines (Polk) $56,111 90 $62,346 23%
Madison (Dane) $61,818 100 $61,818 22%
Charlotte (Mecklenberg) $56,766 92 $61,702 21%
Ann Arbor (Washtenaw) $60,713 100 $60,713 20%
Huntsville, AL (Madison) $54,555 91 $59,950 18%
Austin (Travis) $54,546 94 $58,028 14%
Cincinnati (Hamilton) $49,343 90 $54,826 8%
Columbus, OH (Franklin) $50,179 94 $53,382 5%
Nashville (Davidson) $46,780 88 $53,159 4.7%
Boulder (Boulder) $65,690 124 $52,975 4.4%
Chattanooga (Hamilton) $46,505 88 $52,847 4.1%
National Average $52,175 100 $52,175 2.8%
Pittsburgh (Allegheny) $47,851 92 $52,012 2.5%
Louisville (Jefferson) $46,050 89 $51,741 1.9%
Indianapolis (Marion) $45,269 88 $51,442 1.3%
Lexington (Fayette) $48,225 95 $50,763