U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Income and Poverty

INCOME AND POVERTY 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
Gross domestic product (GDP) (billion dollars) 9,817 11,686 12,434 13,195 13,841
GDP, constant (2000) dollars (billion dollars) 9,817 10,676 11,003 11,319 11,567
Personal consumption expenditures (billion dollars) 6,739 8,196 8,708 9,225 9,734
Fixed investment (billion dollars) 1,679 1,830 2,040 2,163 2,122
GDP per person, constant (2000) dollars $34,759 $36,356 $37,127 $37,832 $38,290
Personal income (billion dollars) 8,430 9,727 10,301 10,983 11,660
Disposable personal income (billion dollars) 7,194 8,681 9,092 9,629 10,177
Disposable personal income per person $25,472 $29,563 $30,677 $32,183 $33,689
Median household money income $41,990 $44,334 $46,326 $48,201 (NA)
In constant (2006) dollars $49,163 $47,323 $47,845 $48,201 (NA)
Median family money income $50,732 $54,061 $56,194 $58,407 (NA)
In constant (2006) dollars $59,398 $57,705 $58,036 $58,407 (NA)
Persons below poverty level (million) 31.6 37.0 37.0 36.5 (NA)
Persons below poverty, percent of total 11.3 12.7 12.6 12.3 (NA)

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Administrative and Customer Services Division