- Income grew for households across the income distribution, with the fastest growth among lower- and middle-income households.
- The number of people in poverty fell by 3.5 million, leading the poverty rate to fall from 14.8 percent to 13.5 percent, the largest one-year drop since 1968, with even larger improvements for African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and children.
- More than 15 million private-sector jobs created.
- Refundable tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) lifted 4.8 million children out of poverty. .
- Real wages rising at their fastest rate in any business cycle since the 1970s.
- Typical household income rose by $2,800 -- the single biggest one-year increase on record.
- The pay gap for women shrank to its lowest level ever.