Median household income

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Americans continue to worry about their pocketbooks. Nearly three in five say they are "sometimes" or "frequently" anxious about their financial situation.

A big part of the concern stems from the fact that incomes aren't growing very much. The median household income in America is now $56,516 -- lower than what it was prior to the recession.

Middle class incomes are finally climbing, but they still aren't back.

First published January 6, 2017: 11:46 AM ET

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