As reported in the Globe & Mail, in Canada, the annual examination of incomes found two-parent families with kids and families led by single moms fared a little better in 2010 from a year earlier, while seniors did a little worse.
Two-parent families with children had a median after-tax income of $78,800 in 2010 (up from $77,200 a year earlier). The median for female lone-parent families was $38,700 (from $38,200), while families headed by a senior had a median after-tax income of $46,800 (down from $47,800).
Medians refer to the level of income at which half of the population had higher income and half had lower.
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