Middle class still waiting for recovery
Created on May 13, 2014
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Median household income plummeted from 2009 to 2011 and has grown only modestly in the two-and-a-half years since.
Source: Sentier Research LLC estimates of annual household income using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey.
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