According to information released today by the U.S. Census Bureau, the median income in Massachusetts fell 1.7 percent between 2010 and 2011--part of a trend of falling median income across the nation.
In spite of the decline, Massachusetts remains among the states with the highest median income: $63,000 as compared to $51,000 nationwide.
Along with this income data, the Census also included updated details on poverty, child poverty, and health coverage in Massachusetts.
To provide fuller analysis, MassBudget is releasing separate factsheets for each of these measures: poverty, child poverty, income, and health coverage.
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