According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012 the inflation-adjusted median household income for Texas surpassed that of Illinois for the first time since 1984, when the statistic first started being recorded.
That means the household making the median income in Texas is taking home a bigger paycheck than the household making the median income in Illinois.
And, in case you were wondering… the cost of living is cheaper in Texas than it is in Illinois. To put it bluntly? Illinois under Governor Pat Quinn has taken an absolute nose-dive. Guess the Combine should have picked the other guy in 2010, huh?
— Melissa Clouthier (@MelissaTweets) February 22, 2014