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Wed Jul 16, 2014, 07:14 PM Jul 2014

What is your annual family income? [View all]

and how many people are supported by it? The reason I'm curious has to do with the lack of interest I've observed here when posts about rising costs of food or fuel are posted.

63 votes, 3 passes | Time left: Unlimited
under $10,000
3 (5%)
Between $10,000 ad $25,000
5 (8%)
Between $25,000 and $40,000
10 (16%)
Between $40,000 and $55,000
3 (5%)
Between $55,000 and $70,000
4 (6%)
Between $70,000 and $100,000
16 (25%)
Between $100,000 and $125,000
5 (8%)
Between $125,000 and $150,000
0 (0%)
Between $150,000 and $200,000
8 (13%)
Over $200,000
9 (14%)
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20,000 to 30,0000 CBGLuthier Jul 2014 #1
we're just over $100K annually (gross salary)... mike_c Jul 2014 #2
When food and fuel go up we just have to take it NightWatcher Jul 2014 #3
You know, I went to Burger King for lunch today. RoverSuswade Jul 2014 #85
I had the exact same thing and was horribly disappointed too NightWatcher Jul 2014 #91
I hadn't eaten at Burger King for a long time. RoverSuswade Jul 2014 #98
BK has really gone downhill in the burger department the last two years or so. Ikonoklast Jul 2014 #116
Of course people have got to eat KamaAina Jul 2014 #113
Between $55k and $70k, just me in the household. arcane1 Jul 2014 #4
Just under $100K ... oldhippie Jul 2014 #5
28k for family of 4 Puzzledtraveller Jul 2014 #6
Under 10k PowerToThePeople Jul 2014 #7
Just over 100K NutmegYankee Jul 2014 #8
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oh dear, so sorry I've offended your oh so delicate sensibliites. Need some smelling salts? cali Jul 2014 #12
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they're right in the thread. And isn't it interesting that you are the ONLY one cali Jul 2014 #39
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No problem. I would appreciate it if you would apologize for calling cali Jul 2014 #45
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lol. yes, I was brought up this way: cali Jul 2014 #122
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Don't feel bad. I too was taught by my parents littlemissmartypants Jul 2014 #69
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I volunteer that information. littlemissmartypants Jul 2014 #71
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thanks cali Jul 2014 #123
Reading skills GP6971 Jul 2014 #33
But why did you connect responses with individual screen names? nt pnwmom Jul 2014 #77
Why tacky? NutmegYankee Jul 2014 #29
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There have been countless threads polling incomes over the years. NutmegYankee Jul 2014 #40
Of course one can be a billionaire and have concern for food fuel prices, but it won't impact cali Jul 2014 #48
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Post removed Post removed Jul 2014 #143
Oh FFS, she asked for ranges, not specifics cyberswede Jul 2014 #43
This sort of poll is common on DU Cal Carpenter Jul 2014 #46
I did one several years ago and I can't remember why - TBF Jul 2014 #72
well, since nobody is posting actual tax returns it helps find trolls snooper2 Jul 2014 #63
Um...because wealthy people are trolls? brooklynite Jul 2014 #76
I fall in the "wealthy" catagory... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2014 #80
One person, $40k-$55k tammywammy Jul 2014 #10
Good luck, Tammy! cali Jul 2014 #14
Hey, thanks! tammywammy Jul 2014 #18
Stowe is pretty. wonderful waterfall there. cali Jul 2014 #23
My description of what I saw via Burlington airport and Stowe. tammywammy Jul 2014 #55
During high school and college breaks GP6971 Jul 2014 #60
We drove up Mt Mansfield tammywammy Jul 2014 #65
I like Vermont, but miss the different nationalities from Maryland when I visit. yeoman6987 Jul 2014 #31
Except for Burlington, diversity is sadly lacking in Vermont cali Jul 2014 #38
What's the use of being progressive if you lack a rich diversity? yeoman6987 Jul 2014 #42
Seriously? You see no use in VT passing the strongest political donations laws in the Country? cali Jul 2014 #44
That is nice and all..... yeoman6987 Jul 2014 #50
uh, nothing to do with nice. trail blazing progressivism on vital issues. cali Jul 2014 #51
Vermont souns a lot like the Wisconsin I grew up in. Jackpine Radical Jul 2014 #57
Wife and I are retiring to VT. when we retire in a couple of years, IronGate Jul 2014 #58
It was noticable to us the lack of ethnic diversity tammywammy Jul 2014 #59
None taken. I wouldn't live in Stowe either. It's essentially Fairfield County CT cali Jul 2014 #119
Ohhh! Thanks for the recommendation. tammywammy Jul 2014 #120
Also a state with some of the least restrictive gun control laws... VScott Jul 2014 #81
I've always wanted to visit Vermont. Aerows Jul 2014 #112
Yes, that was noticable. tammywammy Jul 2014 #56
Just about $120,000 maddezmom Jul 2014 #11
I always count hirsute members of the family- be they two legged or four. cali Jul 2014 #13
:-) maddezmom Jul 2014 #16
Well, it is Arugula Latte Jul 2014 #15
25,00-40,000 for two adults and 100 pound dog. Scout Jul 2014 #17
Congrats on paying off that credit card debt. BillZBubb Jul 2014 #68
It varies quite a bit. Ron Obvious Jul 2014 #20
I try to buy my gas in Delaware to avoid Maryland taxes. Vattel Jul 2014 #21
What? yeoman6987 Jul 2014 #30
I live in MD and try to avoid the taxes here as well. I am 10 minutes from PA (no tax kelly1mm Jul 2014 #73
Just trying to save money. I don't have anything against taxes, Vattel Jul 2014 #145
it's okay jberryhill Jul 2014 #87
+1... one_voice Jul 2014 #146
Substantially over $200K. Chan790 Jul 2014 #22
you should use some of that money to snooper2 Jul 2014 #64
Between the wife and I, IronGate Jul 2014 #24
don't own a car, food/housing expense ratio is very low where we live (Brooklyn) nt geek tragedy Jul 2014 #25
One person, two incomes, $60,000 madville Jul 2014 #26
Mine's a little complex. laundry_queen Jul 2014 #27
That is a large spread from 150,000 to 200,000 yeoman6987 Jul 2014 #28
48 y/o single white male, college degree, under $30K WhaTHellsgoingonhere Jul 2014 #32
10K-25K range. Family of 4 Half-Century Man Jul 2014 #35
I am on Social Security, RebelOne Jul 2014 #36
I'm jealous. madamesilverspurs Jul 2014 #128
My net income is about $2,000 a month. scarletwoman Jul 2014 #37
26, unemployed and living with parents. conservaphobe Jul 2014 #53
Gross last year wS just over sdfernando Jul 2014 #54
This message was self-deleted by its author herding cats Jul 2014 #61
Under $10,000 and that including food stamps. jwirr Jul 2014 #62
About $180,000 for 2 people. Adsos Letter Jul 2014 #66
Depends how you look at it Prophet 451 Jul 2014 #67
I'm a 1% er...but I don't see "the price of food" as a major issue at any level. brooklynite Jul 2014 #75
It's a major issue for many. nt redqueen Jul 2014 #99
but surely you understand that it is a major issue for millions of your fellow Americans, yes? cali Jul 2014 #125
Great thread! Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #78
I was thinking I'd hit you up first BainsBane Jul 2014 #121
Oddly enough, this gig doesn't pay nearly as well as one might think. Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #130
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It can get hairy Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #132
Senhor Testiculo could do with a Brazilian. BainsBane Jul 2014 #134
See, you found me out. Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #138
Then explain how you let this happen? BainsBane Jul 2014 #139
Oooooooo. Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #140
Another of the great injustices of the capitalist system. BainsBane Jul 2014 #133
Indeed, although I have it on good authority that "Ivan Testiculovitch", the Soviet Public Relations Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #136
The issue is not income, but empathy. merrily Jul 2014 #79
+ a Brazilian! SammyWinstonJack Oct 2015 #148
This is the kind of poll where I wish DU gave you the option... Silent3 Jul 2014 #82
OTHER: None of your business. Beausoir Jul 2014 #83
+1 Number23 Jul 2014 #89
+1 LordGlenconner Jul 2014 #100
yes, Other nt steve2470 Jul 2014 #103
We were evicted from our hole in the ground; we had to go and live in a lake. nt Zorra Jul 2014 #84
You were lucky. geardaddy Oct 2015 #149
250-350k depending on the year taught_me_patience Jul 2014 #86
"It really doesn't feel like that much." Bonx Jul 2014 #110
Family of 4 Tree-Hugger Jul 2014 #88
The gap between SamKnause Jul 2014 #90
You need the option TBF Jul 2014 #92
This is where we are WCIL Jul 2014 #93
I finally got a new car last year TBF Jul 2014 #102
How did you get it in your head that this was an appropriate question anywhere? AngryAmish Jul 2014 #94
You don't ask complete strangers how much they make? Capt. Obvious Jul 2014 #95
It is between me, my wife, my accountant and Uncle Sam AngryAmish Jul 2014 #97
do you know how many polls like this have been posted over the years here? Many. cali Jul 2014 #124
You did not answer my question. AngryAmish Jul 2014 #126
Good luck getting an answer LordGlenconner Jul 2014 #135
I'm waiting for the poll on Social Security numbers BainsBane Jul 2014 #129
Since users' screen names can be identified in DU polls, MineralMan Jul 2014 #96
Deja vu to grade school BainsBane Jul 2014 #101
I don't usually respond because the topic depresses me steve2470 Jul 2014 #104
I know, my wife knows and our accountant knows tularetom Jul 2014 #105
+1 spinbaby Jul 2014 #115
Enough to not go hungry living in a box. Tetris_Iguana Jul 2014 #106
If the results weren't available by name, for all perpetuity, I'd be tempted to respond. lumberjack_jeff Jul 2014 #107
Remember One Grass Root begging to help DUers in need? She gave up here riderinthestorm Jul 2014 #109
Assuming people are being honest leftstreet Jul 2014 #114
Im not sure , waiting for my trust fund from uncle Bill Gates. SummerSnow Jul 2014 #108
I was promised in 1995 that if I forwarded an email to 20 people, Microsoft would send me Warren DeMontague Jul 2014 #142
38,000 American dollars per year, whether I need it or not KamaAina Jul 2014 #111
I think the lack of interest is because if people are in the getting by to doing well stage haele Jul 2014 #117
Food and fuel are two categories that some folks can MissB Jul 2014 #118
Well bluestateguy Jul 2014 #127
About three bucks, or not much more cpwm17 Jul 2014 #137
This message was self-deleted by its author PotatoChip Jul 2014 #141
$14,844.00 annually-SSDI Kaleva Jul 2014 #144
Where you live is as important as how much you make. Throd Jul 2014 #147
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