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Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

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Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

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Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

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For the first year since the recession, median household incomes did not decline in 2012. But it's hardly a reassuring picture. Incomes were flat despite the economic recovery and big gains in the stock market. That's a troubling aspect about today's labor market. It's four years since the official end of the recession and many households are worse off than when it started.