Posts Tagged ‘Wealth Distribution’

The black and Hispanic top 1 percent

October 6, 2017

The disparity in wealth between black and Hispanic Americans on the one hand and non-Hispanic whites is striking.    The disparities in wealth within each racial group also are striking.


Wealth and income inequality in the USA

September 2, 2016


These two charts, courtesy of Prof. David F. Ruccio, show the changing distribution of wealth and income in the USA.  Please keep in mind that while the chart below refers to the top 1 percent of income earners, the chart above refers to the top 1/100th of 1 percent of wealth holders.



A reason for Americans to be angry

June 6, 2016

mediannetworth1998vs2013Screen-shot-2016-06-06-at-8.17.24-AM-624x681Chart via nerdwallet.