Friday, October 10, 2014

Households with Earners Lose Ground

Between 2007 and 2013, households with no earners were the only ones who made gains in median income, after adjusting for inflation. Most are headed by retirees.

Percent change in median income, 2007 to 2013 (in 2013 dollars)
No earners:   +1.8%
One earner:   -4.0%
Two earners: -2.6%

Source: Census Bureau, Historical Income Data

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