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The typical Wisconsin household has still not recovered from the Great Recession.
The U.S. Census Bureau says the state’s median household income was just over $51,000. That's about the same as the national average, but it's 9.3% less than it was in 2000.
The new Census report also says Wisconsin's poverty rate has held steady for the last three years. It remains at just over 13%.