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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 01:03 AM

Fewer U.S. States Show Income Drop, Vermont's Up: Census

Source: nyt/reuters

Median household income dropped in fewer U.S. states last year than in 2010, with 18 registering a fall and one state - Vermont - notching an increase, the Census Bureau said on Thursday.

Vermont's 4 percent rise in median household income last year was the first shown by a state since 2009, the Census Bureau said in its 2011 American Community Survey (ACS) breakdown of income, poverty and insurance.

The biggest decline in median household income was a 6 percent downturn in Nevada, one of the states hardest hit by the collapse in housing prices. . .

Among states whose electoral votes could decide the November presidential election, four - Nevada, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida - showed declines in household income.





Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2012/09/20/us/20reuters-usa-economy-states.html?hp

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Reply Fewer U.S. States Show Income Drop, Vermont's Up: Census (Original post)
elleng Sep 2012 OP
Viva_Daddy Sep 2012 #1
bhikkhu Sep 2012 #2
limpyhobbler Sep 2012 #3
cali Sep 2012 #4
BlueMTexpat Sep 2012 #5
handmade34 Sep 2012 #6

Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 01:08 AM

1. All the States where income dropped are RED STATES!

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 01:30 AM

2. Vermont, where universal healthcare has not destroyed the state!

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2012/07/02/254158.htm

...good for them, and I hope we all follow suit at some point!

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 01:41 AM

3. omg the economy sucks nt.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 03:47 AM

4. So the bluest state in the country

with a progressive guv and a statehouse packed with liberals and progressives and no balanced budget amendment, is the only state in the country where income grew. Spin that repukes.

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Response to cali (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 03:57 AM

5. You've gotta love it! eom

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 05:11 AM

6. Go Gov. Shumlin!

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