Report: Median income flat in 2011 in Vt.
WESTFORD - Vermont median income Vermont went nowhere in 2011, according to an analysis of state Tax department data.
In its annual analysis, The Vermont Economy Newsletter analysis concluded that after adjusting for inflation, median family income (married couples) fell in 2011 by $130, or 0.2 percent, compared to 2010.
Fifty percent of families earn more than the median and 50 percent earn less.
"Median family income has been essentially stagnant for the past four years," said Arthur Woolf, co-author of the study and editor of The Vermont Economy Newsletter. "During the recession real median income fell by nearly five percent and has not recovered."