Median income

According to a Census Bureau report, nearly 40 million Americans were still living in poverty in 2017.
Smashing another stereotype, a new study shows that Asians are the "most economically divided" group in the U.S.
The country's most populous city also has some of the highest living costs, which means much of the $52,737 median household
City: Charlotte Median home value: $482,600 10. South Carolina: 29482 Mountain Brook, a suburb of Birmingham, has the zip
FindTheBest is a tech company that collects and interprets data collected from different websites. They’ve created an interactive map detailing the median income in each of the 50 states.
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers' wages kills jobs and makes businesses leave the state, I want you to send them this article.
According to the latest Demographia International Affordability Housing survey, which ranks the affordability of cities across the globe with major markets of populations over 1 million, New York does not place in the top ten most unaffordable cities in the world.
The lack of civic engagement and participation cedes the power to the few. The few can legislate and elect legislators whose positions are not necessarily consonant with the will or desires of the majority. In essence, it devolves the political system to one of minority rule.
Officially, the recession ended five years ago. But there's something the financial newscasters don't tell you: Unless you're rich, those numbers don't apply to you.
It is true that the rate of economic growth has quickened, but that rate is still low by pre-recession standards. In July the IMF actually cut the U.S. growth forecast for 2014 to just 1.7 percent, the CBO's in August was just 1.5 percent. These are not stellar growth numbers.
With so many business-hub communities surrounding Seattle (more than a dozen not counting bedroom communities), residents desiring low-cost local services do not have to drive far to find businesses not constrained by the new minimum wage.
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. These Census poverty numbers don't
If you're looking to improve your happiness, you might consider heading to the Midwest. According to new rankings based on
Homes in Illinois were foreclosed on at double the national rate in June, a study from RealtyTrac found. The country's foreclosures
Couple this fact with federal Pell Grants already cover the smallest portion of the cost of college in the program's history
According to the Wedding Report, a compilation of statistics and market research for the wedding industry, couples spent
The progressive tax versus flat tax debate is raging on -- if Illinois moves towards a progressive tax system, where taxes vary based on income, counties with higher median incomes will probably have a lot to say.
Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions in our national gun control debate. The issue is not whether we should have gun control laws in this country -- or what they should be.
U.S. median household income, once adjusted for inflation, has fallen 4.4 percent in that time, according to the report from
The growing profits of some of the nation's largest corporations and wealthiest people in America result from the labor of people whose work is rewarded with poverty level wages. That makes no economic sense. And it's just plan wrong.