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Updated: U.S. Household Incomes – A 50+ Year Perspective

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] This month, the Census Bureau released its annual report on household income data for 2020. Last year the median (middle) average household income fell to ,521. Let's take a closer look at the quintile averages, which dates from 1967, along with the statistics for the top 5%.

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This month, the Census Bureau released its annual report on household income data for 2020. Last year the median (middle) average household income fell to $67,521. Let's take a closer look at the quintile averages, which dates from 1967, along with the statistics for the top 5%.

Doug Short
My original dshort.com website was launched in February 2005 using a domain name based on my real name, Doug Short. I'm a first wave boomer with a Ph.D. in English from Duke and a lifelong interest in economics and finance. In 2011 my website was acquired by Advisor Perspectives.

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