- Median household income (inflation adjusted) went from $40,000 to $54,000 over the period;
- Median income for households where both spouses worked went from $50,000 to $74,000 over the period;
- Although a lot poorer than the other groups, median income for female-headed households (with no spouse) went from $21,000 to $27,000 over the period;
- The only group where income remained flat over the period was households that were headed by males with no spouses.
Click here for the whole piece. While you're there, check out the earlier ones in the series.
Correction: The series was done by Russell Roberts, not Don Boudreaux (as I originally posted). I blame it on decaff coffee.