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Californians in the top 1 percent of income earners make 34.9 times as much as the average person in other 99 percent. Even that rather stunning level of inequality lags far behind Connecticut, where a one-percenter rakes in 51 times the earnings of a typical 99-percenter, and behind New York (48.4 times) and even neighboring Nevada (44.1). Californians need to make about $438,000 annually to gain entry into the elite minority, compared with $506,000 in New York. [Vox]