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How Much Do Americans Make? Breakdown by State Household Median Income

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Is $50,000 considered a good income that you and your family can comfortably live on? Probably not in most places, but this is roughly the median income of the average American household. Or stated another way – 50% of households make less than this amount, while 50% make more. But income levels do vary by state, […]

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A Look at The Average American Income, Earnings and Poverty by Household, Gender and Race

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The US Census bureau collects and publishes the most timely and accurate income data on an annual basis, which make for interesting reading from a personal finance perspective. Income is primarily earnings from a job, but includes Social Security payments, pensions, child support, public assistance, annuities, money derived from rental properties, interest and dividends. During […]

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