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Median income for households in the United States fell to $51,017 in 2012 from $51,100 in 2011. Asians had the highest household incomes ($68,600), followed by whites ($57,000), Hispanics, ($39,000), and African Americans (33,300) (www.census.gov).

Unit 9: Distribution of Wealth and Incomes

Introduction
Section 1: United States Income Distribution
Section 2: Arguments For and Against Income Inequality
Section 3: Poverty
Section 4: Government Anti-Poverty Programs
Section 5: Progressive, Regressive, and Proportional Taxes
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