BLS: 167 Of Largest Counties Had YoY Weekly Wage Decreases, Yet Real Median Household Income Rose By Most Since 1984

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 167 of the largest counties in the US had ‘over-the-year’ weekly wage decreases. From Q1 2015 to Q1 2016.
Yet, according to the US Census Bureau, real median household income by the biggest amount since 1984.
Sentier Research uses the Census Bureau’s Current Population survey and finds a similar pattern.

This post was published at Wall Street Examiner by Anthony B. Sanders ‘ September 15, 2016.