Figure 1. United States income growth, 1967–2010. Author’s calculations based on data from U.S. Census (median family income and median household income in CPI-U-RS adjusted 2010 dollars) and U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (GDP per capita in 2005 chained dollars). Adapted from “Measuring Economic Well-Being: GDP vs. Median Income” by Anthony Calabrese (http://www.stateoftheusa.org/content/measuring-economic-well-being.php).