I am very fond of American Community Survey Table B06011. I mean this seriously: visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Factfinder website and see for yourself. This data table will look at just about any U.S. place you specify, then spit out the median income
If you’re a Republican voter, looking for a politician who is more reasonable than the extremists getting the most attention on TV, you could do worse than casting a vote for Ray Mills Antley in the GOP primary in your state.
CafePress has done it again. CafePress announced last week that designers who choose to retain a place on the CafePress marketplace will now only receive 5 percent of the profit from the sale of its gear. That’s a 50 percent pay cut.
One of the best features of the newfangled Internet connectivity in our society is the ability of everyday citizens like you and me to take the data powerful governments, corporations and political parties have quietly accessed for decades and use it ourselves to answer driving
In the face of a mantra of “only get worse“, “only get worse,” “only get worse,” “only get worse,” I offer this instance of bad matters getting better. The U.S. Census Bureau has just released information on the gap in median pay between men and
Lloyd Doggett has introduced H.R. 1554, the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act, legislation that would close down tax loopholes that allow wealthy individuals and corporations to send their money to accounts in foreign countries in order to avoid paying their fair share here in the USA.
Washington, DC has the 2nd highest average income among its richest 20% of all of America’s 50 largest cities. But the income of DC’s poorest 20% is far below the 50-largest-city average. The capital city of the United States of America is place of sky-high
New 2009 Census Data: Income Down for the Poor, Down for the Middle Class, Up for the Rich in the USA
(All dollar figures below in 2009 dollars, adjusted for inflation) New figures on Americans’ household income in 2009 released by the U.S. Census Bureau today divide the U.S. population into quintiles, fifths of the population ordered by their income. Data show that the four lowest
Two days ago, I prepared for today’s release of new 2009 Census income inequality data by looking at the record historically, namely the average household income of each income quintile from 1967 to 2008: The top quintile is the fifth of the population that earned
A first glimpse at income trends in the United States doesn’t reveal anything a person would complain about: From 1967 to 2007, median household income in this country rose 25%, and that’s in real, inflation-adjusted dollars. It seems like a great trend, and from this