Oregon’s unfinished business: Guest opinion

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released estimates of household income for 2016, and the news was unambiguously good for Oregon. Economist Josh Lehner declared the data “among the best readings in Oregon’s modern history.” Our median household incomes returned to a statistical tie with U.S. levels — Oregon at $57,532 versus a U.S. median of $57,617.  The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Elliot Njus reported it was the first time since the late 1970s that Oregon has pulled even with the nation on the measure.

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