Wisconsinites’ Plummeting Household Income
Household and family income has fallen sharply during the recession. As a new WCCF blog post points out today, inflation-adjusted household income plunged by about $3,600, or 7 percent, from 2006 to 2010. That blog post illustrates that the drop has been similar but less precipitous in the nation as a whole. Read more in that WCCF post.
For county-level income and poverty figures in Wisconsin’s 23 largest counties, and the changes in those counties since 2007, see Table 1 in WCCF’s September 22 press release.