US Household Income, 1967-2012 [CHART]
The median household income in the US was $51,017 last year, according to recent data released by the US Census Bureau based on official national findings from the Current Population Survey. Real median household income (in 2012 dollars) has grown from $42,934 in 1967, but has failed to recover from its peak of $56,080 in 1999. In fact, median household income has declined in every year since 2007. The data provides some intriguing breakouts based on age and ethnicity. Read the rest at MarketingCharts.