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Mean Income Received by Each Fifth and Top 5 Percent of Households, 1967 to 1994 (Households as of March of the following year. Income in 1994 CPI-U-X1 adjusted dollars.)


             Lowest   Second    Third   Fourth Highest     Top 5
Year          fifth    fifth    fifth    fifth   fifth   percent
1994./14/...  7,762   19,224   32,385   50,395  105,945  183,044
1993./13/...  7,602   19,134   32,073   49,843  103,846  178,234
1993./12/...  7,601   19,124   32,060   49,816  101,113  167,408
1992./11/...  7,698   19,205   32,356   49,669   96,240  152,751
1991........  7,903   19,748   32,803   50,006   95,895  149,649
1990........  8,158   20,444   33,768   50,913   98,804  157,335
1989........  8,391   20,797   34,570   52,292  102,221  165,153
1988........  8,148   20,441   34,189   51,681   98,665  155,610
1987./10/...  8,045   20,331   33,991   51,378   97,709  153,940
1986........  8,037   20,084   33,609   50,630   95,831  150,126
1985./9/....  7,984   19,595   32,525   48,925   91,390  140,975
1984........  7,996   19,313   32,005   48,189   88,608  133,757
1983./8/....  7,795   18,887   31,226   46,859   86,032  129,986
1982........  7,756   18,790   31,103   46,258   84,841  128,198
1981........  7,954   18,856   31,237   46,564   83,176  123,600
1980........  8,073   19,316   31,875   46,959   83,728  125,122
1979./7/....  8,239   19,955   32,900   48,281   86,647  132,146
1978........  8,358   19,870   32,808   48,061   85,805  130,605
1977........  8,238   19,250   31,842   46,655   83,198  127,276
1976./6/....  8,178   19,254   31,663   45,982   81,383  123,999
1975./5/....  8,001   18,844   30,916   44,924   79,316  120,364
1974./5/4/..  8,312   19,751   31,830   45,971   81,447  123,800
1973........  8,063   19,988   32,661   46,953   83,271  126,903
1972........  7,730   19,687   32,127   46,119   82,798  128,330
1971./3/....  7,310   19,012   30,826   43,824   77,652  119,100
1970........  7,281   19,359   31,176   43,947   77,810  119,432
1969........  7,361   19,620   31,351   43,911   77,184  118,808
1968........  7,202   19,034   30,186   42,113   73,754  114,189
1967./2/....  6,638   18,098   28,897   40,430   73,267  116,784
NOTES to Table 3:  See Table 2.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012