Facts and Figures About Median Household Income in the U.S.

Last Updated: June 24, 2013

This article appeared in the June 2013 Rural Policy Matters.

Question: What was the median household income in non-metro counties in the U.S. in 2009?

Answer: $40,135. That compares to $51,522 in metro counties.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, www.ers.usda.gov/topics/rural-economy-population/rural-poverty-well-being/income-nonfarm-earnings.aspx

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