US Household Incomes Rose to Record in 2016 as Poverty Fell

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The U.S. median household income rose to a record last year and the poverty rate fell, as steady economic growth helped improve the lot of more Americans, according to annual data from the U.S. Census Bureau released Sept. 12.

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September 12, 2017

Personal Income in Second Quarter Grew in All States

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State personal income growth, income derived from all sources, accelerated to 1%  on average in the second quarter of 2016, compared with 0.3% in the first quarter, according to estimates the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released Sep. 28.

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