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Median vs. Mean Household Income
The gap between low-income and high-income earners has increased over the past decade
The gap between Lincoln’s mean and median income has increased over the past decade. Because very high incomes inflate the mean, an increase in the mean-median gap indicates an increase in the gap between low-income and high-income earners.
- Lincoln’s mean income has been on average $16,461 higher than Lincoln’s median income over the past decade.
- The gap between the mean and the median income has ranged from 25% to 37% of the median income between 2010 and 2019.