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USA Statistics in Brief--Income and Poverty

INCOME AND POVERTY 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008
Gross domestic product (GDP) (billion dollars) 9,817 12,422 13,178 13,808 14,265
GDP, constant (2000) dollars (billion dollars) 9,817 10,990 11,295 11,524 11,652
Personal consumption expenditures (billion dollars) 6,739 8,694 9,207 9,710 10,058
Fixed investment (billion dollars) 1,679 2,043 2,171 2,134 2,041
GDP per person, constant (2000) dollars $34,761 $37,122 $37,798 $38,192 $38,262
Personal income (billion dollars) 8,430 10,270 10,994 11,663 12,103
Disposable personal income (billion dollars) 7,194 9,062 9,641 10,171 10,642
Disposable personal income per person $25,473 $30,611 $32,263 $33,706 $34,946
Median household money income $41,990 $46,326 $48,201 $50,233 (NA)
In constant (2007) dollars $50,557 $49,202 $49,568 $50,233 (NA)
Median family money income $50,732 $56,194 $58,407 $61,355 (NA)
In constant (2007) dollars $61,083 $59,683 $60,064 $61,355 (NA)
Persons below poverty level (million) 31.6 37.0 36.5 37.3 (NA)
Persons below poverty, percent of total 11.3 12.6 12.3 12.5 (NA)

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