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Here's how much money you need to make to be in the top 5% in California

Shawn M. Carter

To be considered "rich" in America, according to a recent poll from data firm YouGov, most people think you need to earn $100,000 or more a year. According to an analysis from financial site WalletHub , California is the 11th highest-taxed state in the country, falling just short of New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois and Iowa.