Household income in the U.S. - comparison of the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent

Mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent from 1990 to 2017 (in 2017 U.S. dollars)

Household income in the U.S. - comparison of the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent The statistic shows the mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent workers in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In this period, the mean household income for the low-paid workers in the lowest quintile went from 13,072 to 13,258 U.S. dollars, while the mean income of the top 5 percent increased from 253,112 to 385,289 U.S. 2017 dollars. The income for this period is based on the 2017 U.S. dollar value.
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Mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent from 1990 to 2017 (in 2017 U.S. dollars)

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Lowest quintileTop 5 percent
'9013,072253,112
'9112,719242,069
'9212,462248,352
'9312,328291,118
'9412,658300,359
'9513,371302,561
'9613,415314,053
'9713,504329,126
'9813,902335,049
'9914,633346,945
'0014,499360,286
'0114,068361,505
'0213,650342,977
'0313,355338,339
'0413,326343,303
'0513,407353,771
'0613,835362,469
'0713,690340,368
'0813,303336,358
'0913,231338,309
'1012,387323,594
'1112,276340,185
'1212,290340,198
'1312,220352,531
'1412,102344,465
'1512,889363,038
`1613,221383,154
'1713,258385,289
Lowest quintileTop 5 percent
'9013,072253,112
'9112,719242,069
'9212,462248,352
'9312,328291,118
'9412,658300,359
'9513,371302,561
'9613,415314,053
'9713,504329,126
'9813,902335,049
'9914,633346,945
'0014,499360,286
'0114,068361,505
'0213,650342,977
'0313,355338,339
'0413,326343,303
'0513,407353,771
'0613,835362,469
'0713,690340,368
'0813,303336,358
'0913,231338,309
'1012,387323,594
'1112,276340,185
'1212,290340,198
'1312,220352,531
'1412,102344,465
'1512,889363,038
`1613,221383,154
'1713,258385,289
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The statistic shows the mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent workers in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In this period, the mean household income for the low-paid workers in the lowest quintile went from 13,072 to 13,258 U.S. dollars, while the mean income of the top 5 percent increased from 253,112 to 385,289 U.S. 2017 dollars. The income for this period is based on the 2017 U.S. dollar value.
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