TRENTON - (AP) - Census figures show New Jerseyans had lessmoney in their pockets in 2010 even though the recession officiallyended in mid-2009.
American Community Survey estimates show the 2010 medianhousehold income in New Jersey was $67,681. That's down 2.7 percentfrom the year before and 2.9 percent less than theinflation-adjusted total of $69,674 in 2006.
Median household income saw a decline in 13 of the state's 21counties compared with 2009. Morris and Camden sustained thebiggest drops of more than 7 percent.
New Jersey remains second in the nation in terms of medianhousehold income. Maryland had the highest median income of $68,854in 2010.
The American Community Survey queries 3 million households.Figures are sometimes supplemented with data from the CurrentPopulation Survey to establish historical trends.