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Household income approaches prerecession level in Florida

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Median household income in Florida has returned to the same range as it was before the recession, and fewer people in Florida are married than a decade ago, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Median household income in Florida last year was almost $47,500, an increase of more than 3 percent from 2013, and the highest since the start of the recession. In 2008, Florida’s median income was almost $47,800. Alachua, Monroe, Martin and Flagler counties…

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Dale Brill: Hint to presidential candidates wooing Florida – It’s still the economy

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Presidential candidates talking about the national economy should be concerned with the spending power of the average Floridian. What Florida voters signal via the ballot box likely will be influenced by their weakening spending power and reactions to policies that offer viable solutions. How are Floridians doing? Let’s turn to the numbers. Trends across four indicators provide a starting point for conversations about the health of Florida’s economy: Median Household Income Personal Income per Capita Average Wage Disposable Personal Income…

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