When Income Peaked - Americans' Best Days Are Behind Them

Median household income peaked at least 15 years ago in 81% of US counties. As WaPo reports, for a stunning 210 counties, income peaked over 45 years ago!!!

 

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What does all this mean?

Simple - adjusted for inflation, the great majority of middle-class houoseholds are earning far less money than they did years ago.

Source: The Washington Post