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Comparing the Growth of U.S Family Incomes

Comparing the Growth of U.S. Family Incomes An infographic by United for a Fair Economy 1947-1979 We grew together. +118% +111% +114% +100% +99% +86% Top 5% Top 1% 1979-2008 +73% +224% We grew apart. +23% +49% +11% +6% -7% Top 5% Chart 1 Source: Analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Economic Policy Institute, 1994. Chart 2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Historical Income Tables, Tables F-1 and F-3. E ECONOMY UNITED: FAIR Bottom 20% Bottom 20% Second 20% Second 20% Middle 20% Middle 20% Fourth 20% Fourth 20% Top 20% Top 20%

Comparing the Growth of U.S Family Incomes

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This infographic provides a visual to show the disparity of growth in family income from the poor to the rich since 1947. This infographic shows that the gap between the rich and the poor have drastic...

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