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How much has the Gini index (the most common measure of income inequality) for persons in the U.S. increased since 1967?

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The Gini index for persons in the U.S. has not varied by more than 2% since 1967. Contrastingly, the Gini index for households has risen by 20% due to family fragmentation that has spread workers' wages over an increasing number of households.

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