Tags » Median Household Income

Skewing Black: Median Household Income Disparities in Minneapolis

By Matt Johnson

I’m pretty sure both my liberal and conservative readers have a natural intuition for the disparities between black Americans and white Americans who live in cities. 811 more words


Spreading Out The Federal Effect

Where are the richest counties in the United States, as measured by median household income?  You might think one of the counties in Silicon Valley, or one of the high-end areas in Connecticut, or around Boston, or the home to bustling computer, software, and internet companies around Seattle . 476 more words


Oregon Office of Economic Analysis Reblog: Oregon median household income rises (finally)

The big economic news last week wasn’t our office’s forecast, but the big jump in median household incomes nationwide… In fact, per the CPS data, the largest percentage increases in incomes were seen at the lower end of the income spectrum.

81 more words

KC Sees Sharp Increase in Income

The median household income in Kansas City grew 6 percent between 2014 and 2015 according to the latest census data released this morning. Adjusted for inflation, our metro median income grew from $57,062 to $60,502. 66 more words


Income Growth Did a Lot to Push Poverty Rates Down

I think my quick-off-the-dime post on the new official poverty rates didn’t give enough credit to household income increases as a reason they virtually all declined. 704 more words

Wages & Benefits

The middle-class American family saw the largest income boost on record last year

Despite the bleak picture of a destroyed middle class that presidential candidate Donald Trump has painted, the American middle-class family is doing pretty darn well. Compared to 2014, you might even say great. 444 more words