On this page we’ve estimated United States Household Income Brackets for 2018. This data is for households in the United States, including income earned between January and December of 2017. We also include a table of every household income percentile for 2018 United States data. Selected United States Household Income Brackets for 2018 and 2017 […]
In this article, we’ll take a look at the individual Millennial income per state (and Washington, D.C.) for 2016 CPS data. We’ll highlight, specifically, the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, 90th and 99th percentile for Millennials – but include all of our data, so you can check out the 63rd as well. This article includes data […]
In this article, we’ll look at the individual income per state (and Washington, D.C.) for 2016 CPS data. We’ve broken down the income earned by those in the workforce for the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, 90th and 99th percentile. Data is included for all 50 states and the District of Columbia in choropleths, a table, […]
Oh no! The Social Security Administration recently released it’s Wage Statistics for 2010 to little (official) fanfare. To read a little financial press, it’s the end of the American Dream (buy guns and gold!), however. Here’s a little secret: the problem isn’t that employers are colluding to ratchet down the income of the United States. The true reason for the reduction in median income is the shifting demographics of employed workers. You can break it down in many ways, but I’ll break it down into age brackets… and you should be convinced that while unemployment is a problem, the falling wage is just a symptom of everything else, and not something you should spend too much time worrying about (let DQYDJ do it for you!).
I’ve mentioned it in previous posts, but I’ll say it here again: I purchased a house this year, against the advice of many (and to the delight of a select few). One of the things you will note if you undertake your own house hunt (or you’ll recall if you’ve ever purchased a house) is the massive information disparity which exists between the house-hunter (or seller) and Realtor(s). Even though, with few exceptions, real estate purchases are the largest purchases most of us will make in our lives, transparency is non-existent and bad advice abounds. For starters, and the purpose of this article, I’d like you to consider two statements: “it’s a good thing when home prices rise” and “It’s a good time to buy now, interest rates are low”. Let’s consider those, shall we?