Median U.S. Household Income Dropped 2.8% From 2019 to 2021

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2022
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The median household income in the United States declined 2.8 percent from 2019 to 2021, dropping from $72,808 in 2019 (in constant 2021 dollars) to $70,784 in 2021, according to newly released data from the Census Bureau.

“Real median household income was $70,784 in 2021,” says the Census Bureau in its report, “Income in the United States: 2021.”

“This estimate,” says the report, “is not statistically different from the 2020 estimate of $71,186 and 2.8 percent lower than the 2019 median, the year before the most recent recession.”

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