Average Hourly Earnings Trends

I have written many blog posts concerning the worrisome trends in income and earnings. Along these lines, one of the measures showing disconcerting trends is that of hourly earnings. While the concept of hourly earnings can be defined and measured in a variety of ways, below are a few charts that I believe broadly illustrate …

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U.S. Real Mean Household Income Growth Chart 1967-2010

In the September 20, 2010 post (“Real Median Household Income & Poverty Measures“) I highlighted the lack of significant long-term growth in Real Median Household Income. As I stated in that post: …Real Median Household Income has experienced anemic growth for decades. Doug Short, in his September 13 blog post titled “U.S. Household Incomes:  A …

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Real Median Household Income & Poverty Measures For 2010

Yesterday saw the release of  “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2010″ (pdf) from the U.S. Census Bureau.  Real Median Household Income was $49,445 in 2010, as seen on page 5.  On page 14, the Poverty Rate is seen at 15.1%, encompassing 46.2 million people. As seen on the chart on page …

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U.S. Real Household Income Growth Chart

In the September 20, 2010 post (“Real Median Household Income & Poverty Measures“) I highlighted the lack of significant long-term growth in Real Median Household Income. As I stated in that post: …Real Median Household Income has experienced anemic growth for decades. Doug Short, in his August 30 blog post titled “U.S. Household Incomes:  A …

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Real Median Household Income & Poverty Measures

As seen in the recently (September 16) released “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2009” (pdf) from the U.S. Census Bureau, Real Median Household Income was $49,777 in 2009, as seen on page 6.  On page 14, the Poverty Rate is seen at 14.3%, encompassing 43.6 million people. As seen on …

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