8.1% median in U.S.

45 districts represented by
       hard-line Republicans

10% median in these districts

Unemployment averaged 10 percent in the 45 hard-line-Republican-controlled districts last year. That was almost two percentage points higher than the national rate and two percentage points higher than the overall rate in the states that contain each district.

$50,100 median in U.S.

45 districts represented by
       hard-line Republicans

$46,427 median in these districts

The typical median income in the 45 hard-line-Republican-controlled districts last year was 7 percent lower than the national median, according to the Census Bureau.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau.