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Median Income of Households by Selected Characteristics, 2007


The following table shows the median income for households in the United States for 2007. Data is broken down by race, age, ethnicity, and the composition of the households.

Characteristic Number
(thousands)
Median
income
All households 116,783 $50,233
Type of household
Family households 77,873 62,359
Married-couple families 58,370 72,785
Female householder, no
husband present
14,404 33,370
Male householder, no
wife present
5,100 49,839
Nonfamily households 38,910 30,176
Female householder 21,038 24,294
Male householder 17,872 36,767
Race and Hispanic origin of householder
White 95,112 52,115
Non-Hispanic 82,765 54,920
Black 14,551 33,916
Asian and Pacific Islander 4,494 66,103
Hispanic origin1 13,339 38,679
Age of householder
15–24 6,554 31,790
25–34 19,225 51,016
35–44 22,448 62,124
45–54 24,536 65,476
55–64 19,909 57,386
65 and over 24,113 28,305
Nativity of the householder
Native 101,104 50,946
Foreign born 15,680 44,230
Naturalized citizen 7,469 52,092
Not a citizen 8,211 37,637
Region
Northeast 21,351 52,274
Midwest 26,266 50,277
South 43,062 46,186
West 26,105 54,138

1. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

2. Data for American Indians and Alaska Natives are not shown separately in this table.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2007. Web: www.census.gov .


Per Capita Personal Income by State Poverty and Income Median Income of Households by Selected Characteristics, 2006