And the price of gasoline approaches 4 dollars. We can't reward the democrats. US median income lowest since 1995 US median income lowest since 1995 - FT.com High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to buy additional rights. US median income lowest since 1995 - FT.com The median income of American households dropped to its lowest level since 1995 last year, extending its decline during President Barack Obamas tenure and highlighting the depth of the damage to the middle class inflicted by the recession and weak recovery.