Median farm operator household income compared with median U.S. household income, 1991-2012*

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Line graph with 2 lines and 22 points per line.

Line 1, Median farm operator household income.
Point 1, 1991 is 25004.
Point 2, is 28302.
Point 3, is 28446.
Point 4, 1994 is 29712.
Point 5, is 30702.
Point 6, is 27467.
Point 7, 1997 is 34001.
Point 8, is 40181.
Point 9, is 43786.
Point 10, 2000 is 43520.
Point 11, is 44805.
Point 12, is 46491.
Point 13, 2003 is 47692.
Point 14, is 53529.
Point 15, is 54550.
Point 16, 2006 is 56274.
Point 17, is 54428.
Point 18, is 51431.
Point 19, 2009 is 52235.
Point 20, is 54162.
Point 21, is 57050.
Point 22, 2012* is 68298.
Line 2, Median U.S. household income.
Point 1, 1991 is 30126.
Point 2, is 30636.
Point 3, is 31241.
Point 4, 1994 is 32264.
Point 5, is 34076.
Point 6, is 35492.
Point 7, 1997 is 37005.
Point 8, is 38885.
Point 9, is 40696.
Point 10, 2000 is 41990.
Point 11, is 42228.
Point 12, is 42409.
Point 13, 2003 is 43318.
Point 14, is 44334.
Point 15, is 46326.
Point 16, 2006 is 48201.
Point 17, is 50233.
Point 18, is 50303.
Point 19, 2009 is 49777.
Point 20, is 49445.
Point 21, is 50054.
Point 22, 2012* is 51017.

*Differences between 2012 estimates and estimates from prior years reflect changes in survey methodology and implementation associated with the 2012 Agricultural Resource Management Survey in addition to changes in the economic situation of farm households. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Resource Management Survey and U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey. Data as of November 26, 2013.