Wall Street Journal (09/16/14) Nick Timiraos
The median annual household income in the U.S. increased 0.3% last year, or a total of $180, to an inflation-adjusted $51,939, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It was the first increase in six years, although it was not statistically significant and did little to help worker incomes, which are about 8% below their level of 2007. Median incomes are down 4.0% since the recession ended in 2009, back to levels last seen in 1996.
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