Moneybox

Middle-Class Incomes: Still Dead in the Water

U.S. Census Bureau

One day, there will probably be some news about middle-class incomes worth celebrating.

Today is not that day. In its big income and poverty report, the Census Bureau reported that the median household income was $51,939 in 2013, statistically unchanged from a year before. I’m thinking of a word. It begins with “stag” and ends with “nation.”