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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

by Marketplace Contributor Sep 12, 2017
Incomes for a typical U.S. household rose to $59,039 in 2016.
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My Economy

My Economy: Making close to six figures as an intern

by Robert Garrova May 15, 2017
As a PhD student, David Kuhns found an "internship" that matched his skills.
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Median incomes are up, but is the economy improving?

by Kimberly Adams Sep 14, 2016
The latest numbers from the Census Bureau show fewer Americans are living in poverty.
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SEC reform shines a light on CEO-to-worker pay ratio

by Tracey Samuelson Aug 5, 2015
Will the rule point out sky-high compensation or become a useless political tool?
Income Upshot

Income, poverty and a new interactive from Marketplace

by Lizzie O'Leary Sep 20, 2013
The U.S. Census released a report on the national median income and poverty rate this week. And Marketplace released a data tool on incomes to tell a bigger story about how we live at any income.
Income Upshot

Is a future for a comfortable middle class just science fiction?

by Noel King Sep 17, 2013
A practitioner of the dismal science and a writer of dystopian sci-fi have competing takes on the survival of the middle class.
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Income Upshot

What median income can buy depends on where you live

by Noel King Sep 17, 2013
The Census releases U.S. median income data today. We visit two families to compare what it's like to live at the national median income and local median income.
Lily Liu’s family makes about $50,000 a year, which is about the same as the national median income. But she lives in Paducah, Ky., which has a local median income of about $30,000 a year.
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By The Numbers

A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

by Jolie Myers Sep 3, 2013
As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
By The Numbers

Who is the 'middle class' anyway?

by Caitlin Esch Jul 24, 2013
We took at a look at the workers who make the median wage, and it's not who you'd think.