This statistic shows the median net worth by in U.S. households by age of householder in 2009. The net worth describes personal assets minus debt. Median denotes the midpoint of a group—in this case the point at which 50 percent of the households have more wealth and 50 percent have less. In 2009, the median net worth of people aged younger than 35 was 3,662 U.S. dollars. This is much less than the median net worth of all householders, which is at approximately 70,000 U.S. dollars.