Spotlight: Median Household Income by Race/Ethnicity

The Great Recession may have officially ended, but evidence of recovery has been slow to reach many King County families. 

● Since 2007, income has not increased significantly for any racial/ethnic group. 

● Despite this post-recession "leveling effect," income differences by race and ethnicity increased in the first decade of the 21st century.  Since 1999, median income has gone up ...

    • 6% for Blacks.
    • 17% for Hispanics.
    • 25% for Whites.
  • 47% for Asians.  

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  • Pursuing the VISION of a vibrant, diverse county where all people have the opportunity to thrive, 
  • Communities Count is committed to providing reliable, timely, and relevant data to improve the quality of life for residents of all King County communities.  

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