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Historical Income Tables - Households

                                                                  



  Table H-12. Household by Number of Earners by Median and Mean Income
  All Races: 1980 to 2003

  (Households as of March of the following year.  Income in
  current and 2003 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars28/)
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                                Median income          Mean income
  Number of                  ____________________  ____________________
  earners          Number    Current       2003    Current       2003
  and year        (thous.)   dollars    dollars    dollars    dollars
  _____________________________________________________________________
  All Households
  2003              112,000    $43,318    $43,318    $59,067    $59,067
  2002              111,278     42,409     43,381     57,852     59,177
  2001              109,297     42,228     43,882     58,208     60,488
  2000 30/          108,209     41,990     44,853     57,135     61,031
  1999 29/          106,434     40,696     44,922     54,737     60,420
  1998              103,874     38,885     43,825     51,855     58,443
  1997              102,528     37,005     42,294     49,692     56,794
  1996              101,018     35,492     41,431     47,123     55,008
  1995 25/           99,627     34,076     40,845     44,938     53,865
  1994 24/           98,990     32,264     39,613     43,133     52,958
  1993 23/           97,107     31,241     39,165     41,428     51,935
  1992 22/           96,426     30,636     39,364     38,840     49,905
  1991               95,669     30,126     39,679     37,922     49,947
  1990               94,312     29,943     40,865     37,403     51,046
  1989               93,347     28,906     41,411     36,520     52,319
  1988               92,830     27,225     40,678     34,017     50,826
  1987 21/           91,124     26,061     40,357     32,410     50,189
  1986               89,479     24,897     39,868     30,759     49,255
  1985 20/           88,458     23,618     38,510     29,066     47,394
  1984 19/           86,789     22,415     37,767     27,464     46,274
  1983               85,407     20,885     36,593     25,401     44,506
  1982               83,918     20,171     36,811     24,309     44,362
  1981               83,527     19,074     36,868     22,787     44,045
  1980               82,368     17,710     37,447     21,063     44,537




  --No Earners
  2003               23,932    $15,661    $15,661    $22,291    $22,291
  2002               23,347     15,401     15,754     21,672     22,168
  2001               22,661     15,452     16,057     21,944     22,804
  2000 30/           21,755     15,231     16,269     21,652     23,128
  1999 29/           21,154     15,458     17,063     22,284     24,598
  1998               21,263     14,442     16,277     20,946     23,607
  1997               21,280     14,142     16,163     20,491     23,420
  1996               21,228     13,320     15,549     19,028     22,212
  1995 25/           21,281     13,102     15,705     18,452     22,118
  1994 24/           21,404     12,175     14,948     17,194     21,110
  1993 23/           21,145     11,807     14,802     16,511     20,699
  1992 22/           20,861     11,461     14,726     16,167     20,773
  1991               20,741     11,510     15,160     16,389     21,586
  1990               19,878     11,159     15,229     16,243     22,168
  1989               19,542     10,706     15,338     15,434     22,111
  1988               19,331      9,930     14,837     14,226     21,256
  1987 21/           19,271      9,518     14,739     13,589     21,043
  1986               19,037       (NA)       (NA)     13,349     21,376
  1985 20/           18,588       (NA)       (NA)     12,898     21,031
  1984 19/           18,407       (NA)       (NA)     12,611     21,248
  1983               18,365       (NA)       (NA)     11,351     19,888
  1982               17,803       (NA)       (NA)     10,690     19,509
  1981               17,213       (NA)       (NA)      9,812     18,966
  1980               16,442       (NA)       (NA)      8,618     18,222




  --One Earner
  2003               40,769    $35,977    $35,977    $48,898    $48,898
  2002               40,078     34,799     35,596     47,600     48,690
  2001               38,639     34,104     35,440     48,177     50,064
  2000 30/           37,857     33,619     35,911     46,506     49,677
  1999 29/           37,212     31,959     35,277     44,505     49,126
  1998               36,216     31,162     35,121     42,498     47,897
  1997               35,150     29,780     34,036     40,303     46,063
  1996               34,026     27,895     32,562     38,514     44,958
  1995 25/           33,538     27,567     33,043     36,855     44,177
  1994 24/           32,973     26,210     32,180     35,459     43,536
  1993 23/           32,369     25,560     32,043     33,875     42,467
  1992 22/           32,360     25,254     32,449     32,050     41,181
  1991               31,818     24,834     32,709     31,352     41,294
  1990               31,413     24,575     33,539     31,061     42,390
  1989               30,958     23,809     34,109     30,340     43,466
  1988               31,065     22,538     33,675     28,057     41,921
  1987 21/           30,251     21,584     33,424     26,854     41,585
  1986               29,791       (NA)       (NA)     25,502     40,837
  1985 20/           30,408       (NA)       (NA)     24,175     39,419
  1984 19/           29,808       (NA)       (NA)     22,980     38,719
  1983               29,886       (NA)       (NA)     21,499     37,669
  1982               29,717       (NA)       (NA)     20,942     38,218
  1981               29,657       (NA)       (NA)     19,473     37,639
  1980               29,539       (NA)       (NA)     17,992     38,043




  --Two Earners
  2003               37,917    $67,348    $67,348    $82,417    $82,417
  2002               38,261     65,544     67,046     80,923     82,777
  2001               37,971     64,552     67,081     80,171     83,312
  2000 30/           38,066     62,222     66,464     77,961     83,277
  1999 29/           37,507     59,693     65,891     73,161     80,757
  1998               36,501     57,388     64,679     69,238     78,035
  1997               36,188     54,192     61,937     66,521     76,028
  1996               35,753     52,416     61,186     63,419     74,030
  1995 25/           35,320     50,000     59,933     60,045     71,973
  1994 24/           34,986     47,734     58,607     58,011     71,224
  1993 23/           34,027     46,461     58,245     56,176     70,424
  1992 22/           33,710     44,592     57,296     51,402     66,046
  1991               33,300     43,034     56,680     49,597     65,325
  1990               33,021     41,656     56,850     48,266     65,871
  1989               32,682     40,211     57,607     47,011     67,349
  1988               32,394     38,219     57,105     43,918     65,620
  1987 21/           31,663     36,481     56,493     41,445     64,180
  1986               30,707       (NA)       (NA)     39,291     62,917
  1985 20/           29,705       (NA)       (NA)     37,496     61,139
  1984 19/           29,188       (NA)       (NA)     35,223     59,347
  1983               28,358       (NA)       (NA)     32,713     57,317
  1982               27,504       (NA)       (NA)     31,037     56,640
  1981               27,640       (NA)       (NA)     28,997     56,048
  1980               27,373       (NA)       (NA)     26,626     56,299




  --Three Earners
  2003                6,998    $82,464    $82,464    $97,546    $97,546
  2002                7,224     80,209     82,047     92,083     94,193
  2001                7,555     77,255     80,282     90,971     94,535
  2000 30/            7,758     75,854     81,026     89,295     95,383
  1999 29/            7,781     74,078     81,770     86,339     95,304
  1998                7,409     70,012     78,907     84,455     95,185
  1997                7,429     67,182     76,784     79,019     90,312
  1996                7,455     62,428     72,873     73,702     86,034
  1995 25/            6,982     63,191     75,744     73,656     88,288
  1994 24/            7,257     60,421     74,183     69,468     85,291
  1993 23/            7,146     57,272     71,798     66,006     82,747
  1992 22/            7,094     56,090     72,070     63,569     81,679
  1991                7,223     55,409     72,980     61,469     80,961
  1990                7,271     53,259     72,685     59,928     81,787
  1989                7,349     51,527     73,819     58,278     83,490
  1988                7,282     49,042     73,276     54,406     81,290
  1987 21/            6,984     47,374     73,361     53,190     82,368
  1986                7,036       (NA)       (NA)     49,920     79,938
  1985 20/            6,971       (NA)       (NA)     46,402     75,661
  1984 19/            6,619       (NA)       (NA)     43,595     73,453
  1983                6,081       (NA)       (NA)     41,209     72,203
  1982                6,011       (NA)       (NA)     39,136     71,421
  1981                6,055       (NA)       (NA)     36,968     71,455
  1980                6,108       (NA)       (NA)     34,465     72,874




  --4 Earners or More
  2003                2,384   $100,000   $100,000   $117,798   $117,798
  2002                2,369     98,845    101,109    110,871    113,411
  2001                2,471     94,589     98,295    109,976    114,285
  2000 30/            2,773     92,316     98,610    104,729    111,870
  1999 29/            2,780     89,489     98,781    101,603    112,153
  1998                2,485     86,676     97,688    100,147    112,871
  1997                2,480     84,816     96,938     99,882    114,157
  1996                2,556     78,504     91,639     89,585    104,574
  1995 25/            2,507     74,243     88,992     85,086    101,989
  1994 24/            2,370     74,276     91,194     83,863    102,965
  1993 23/            2,420     72,242     90,564     80,218    100,563
  1992 22/            2,401     69,204     88,920     77,910    100,106
  1991                2,588     69,167     91,100     75,323     99,209
  1990                2,729     67,000     91,438     73,072     99,725
  1989                2,815     65,202     93,410     72,265    103,528
  1988                2,759     64,063     95,719     69,738    104,199
  1987 21/            2,954     60,346     93,449     66,118    102,387
  1986                2,909       (NA)       (NA)     62,122     99,477
  1985 20/            2,785       (NA)       (NA)     57,063     93,044
  1984 19/            2,767       (NA)       (NA)     54,132     91,207
  1983                2,718       (NA)       (NA)     51,603     90,415
  1982                2,883       (NA)       (NA)     48,007     87,610
  1981                2,962       (NA)       (NA)     44,428     85,875
  1980                2,906       (NA)       (NA)     42,115     89,050
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
 
 

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U.S. Department of Commerce                                                                   
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