Median net worth of U.S. households - Comparison 1984 and 2009

Comparison of the median net worth of U.S. households in 1984 and 2009 by age of householder (in 2010 U.S. dollars)

Median net worth of U.S. households - Comparison 1984 and 2009 This statistic shows a comparison of the median net worth of U.S. households in 1984 and 2009 for two age groups: young families, where the householder is younger than 35, and mostly retired households, where the householder is 65 or older. The median net worth of young households has decreased from 11,521 U.S. dollars in 1984 to 3,662 U.S. dollars in 2009.
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Comparison of the median net worth of U.S. households in 1984 and 2009 by age of householder (in 2010 U.S. dollars)

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19842009
Younger than 3511,521$3,662$
65 and older120,457$170,494$
19842009
Younger than 3511,521$3,662$
65 and older120,457$170,494$
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This statistic shows a comparison of the median net worth of U.S. households in 1984 and 2009 for two age groups: young families, where the householder is younger than 35, and mostly retired households, where the householder is 65 or older. The median net worth of young households has decreased from 11,521 U.S. dollars in 1984 to 3,662 U.S. dollars in 2009.
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