Top 10 cities for smallest income inequality gap

Published: Thursday, March 13 2014 1:52 p.m. MDT

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Income Ratio: 8.31
Total Population: 221,136
Median Household Income: $79,916

Gilbert is the largest incorporated town in the United States and experienced a 4,000 percent growth in population between 1980 and 2012. While larger cities are usually home to greater income inequality, Gilbert is break that trend.
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Sandy, UT

I would rather live in West Jordan than West Valley not because it is slightly more equal, but because the medium income is nearly $20,000 higher. That being said I would rather live in a city with greater inequality if the median income was much higher. I am more concerned about my family's standard of living than I've am stressed that someone out they may be getting rich. Unfortunately, there are some who would rather have everyone make the same even if that means that the standard of living is reduced for the majority of people.

Howard Beal
Provo, UT

So let me see, you take some bedroom communities where everyone lives in a similar sized house and all of sudden you have income equality. This would be more relevant if they merely looked at metro areas. I would be curious to see how Salt Lake compared to NYC or Chicago or Phoenix etc.

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