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Median family income growth, by nativity, 1993–2010

Note: Data are for money income. Shaded areas denote recessions.

Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata

Updated June 15, 2012

Documentation and methodology

Underlying data are from Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata; see Appendix A for details. Data is inflated to 2011 dollars using the CPI-U-RS and then indexed to 1993=100.

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