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22 Oct

U.S. Real Median Wage Shows No Increase Since 2005; Highest Wage Growth Found in New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and DC; High-Wage Earners Did Best in San Jose; Low-Wage Earners Did Best in New Orleans

The real median wage in the U.S. has not increased from 2005 to 2014, falling 0.2% after accounting for inflation.  Looking at wage performance across the spectrum of wage levels, Ultra-High Wage Earners enjoyed the fastest growing wages (+5.9% at the 90th percentile) and Low-Wage...

17 Sep

INTERACTIVE MAP: State-to-State Migration 2012-2013

This map shows migration trends between states from 2012-2013 based on IRS tax return data. Migration can be measured in terms of total returns, total exemptions, and total gross income. Migration flows are shown as total in-migration, total out-migration, and total net migration (the difference...

09 Sep

INTERACTIVE MAP: Total Net Migration into US Counties, 2012-2013

This map shows total net migration into individual US counties from 2012-2013 based on IRS tax return data. Migration can be measured in terms of total returns, total exemptions, and total gross income. Net Migration is measured as the difference between in-migration into the county...