Household income jumps 5.2% in 2015 in first increase since 2007

September 13, 2016 3:20 PM

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Americans got a raise in 2015, as the U.S. median household income rose 5.2% to $56,516, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

But income of the typical U.S. home still remained below that of 2007, the year before the most recent recession, when median household income was $57,423. That was the last year that U.S. homes saw an annual increase, the bureau said.

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