FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, people shop in Miami. After years of sluggish growth, typical U.S. household incomes finally topped pre-recession levels in 2016 and reached an all-time high, according to information released by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, people shop in Miami. After years of sluggish growth, typical U.S. household incomes finally topped pre-recession levels in 2016 and reached an all-time high, according to information released by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Alan Diaz, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, people shop in Miami. After years of sluggish growth, typical U.S. household incomes finally topped pre-recession levels in 2016 and reached an all-time high, according to information released by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Alan Diaz, File AP Photo

American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

September 12, 2017 11:40 AM