The United States unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in January 2015 - the lowest number since May 2008.
This is encouraging news, but it begs the question: How much money is the country's work force actually earning?
Interact with the heat map to see each state's median income levels.
Some quick facts:
– New Jersey boasts the highest personal earnings of $37,515, while Wyoming's citizens earn the lowest income of $17,814.
– Despite the disparity between these two outliers, most states' personal median income lies in the mid-$20,000 range.
Take a look at the map!