The statistic shows the median household income in the United States from 1990 to 2011. The median household income was 50,054 U.S. dollars in 2011, a 1.5 percent decline from 2010. Since 2007, the median household income has declined by 8.1 percent (from 54,489 U.S. dollars) and is 8.9 percent below the median household income peak (54,932 U.S. dollars) that occurred in 1999. Median income declined for family households, nonfamily households remained essentially unchanged between 2010 and 2011. Family household income declined by 1.7 percent to 62,273 U.S. dollars.