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U.S. Late Boomers Poorer Than Depression Kids: Chart of the Day

The last of the U.S. baby boomers have ended up poorer than the prior two generations, including those born during the Great Depression and World War II.

The CHART OF THE DAY shows the median household income of Americans born between 1956 and 1965 was $64,179 in 2010, when the group was in their 45-to-54 peak earning years. The median is the number where half of those in the sample earned more and half earned less.