US Households’ Income Shows Biggest Jump Since Recession, No Change In Income Inequality

(Bloomberg) – Fresh yearly data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed median, inflation-adjusted household income rose 5.2 percent to $56,516 in 2015, the highest level since $57,423 in 2007, when the recession began. Gains were spread across the income spectrum and by race, while women’s earnings inched closer to men’s.

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Median Household Income in the US by Race

Median Annual Earnings in the United States

Poverty Rate in the United States by Race

Gini Index in the United States for Median Income