Incomes in Missouri Fell Sharply Last Year

The typical Missouri household earned less last year than they have in almost two decades, according to new figures out today from the Census Bureau.

Median household income – the point at which half of households earn more and half earn less – fell 3.2 percent in Missouri in 2011, to $45,774. Adjusted for inflation, that’s the lowest figure since 1994. Nationally, income fell 1.5 percent, to $50,054, its lowest since 1996. Read more on St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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