The definition of what it means to be "middle class" in the United States is constantly evolving. According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, a non-profit organization devoted to "improving public policy, informing the public, and stimulating civic life," any household that earns between 67 and 200 percent of a state's median income can be deemed middle class.
Based on the group's recent analysis, Business Insider has developed a state-by-state guideline of just how much someone needs to make to be considered middle class. Their findings might surprise you. Check it out below.
(via Business Insider)