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U.S. Average Household Income, 2015


Source: Emmanuel Saez, UC Berkeley

  1. March 12, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    Am I the only person surprised by those numbers?

  2. March 12, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    I like to see median or average income for decile. I’m surprise the average income is so low for the bottom 90%.

  3. March 14, 2018 at 6:17 am

    For me the interesting ratio is between bottom 90% and remaining 10%. On average, the bottom 90% have income only 11% of that of the remaining 10%. This is the income inequality that’s most relevant in terms of the day-to-day lives of the bottom 90%. For those as the bottom the differential between their income and that of the top 1%, and particularly the top 0.1% is impossible for them to even envision.

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