# Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. families 2017, by race/origin

## Gini index for income distribution equality for families in the United States in 2017, by race and Hispanic origin of householder

This statistic shows the Gini index for U.S. families in 2017, by race and Hispanic origin of householder. The Census Bureau defines the Gini index as “a statistical measure of income inequality ranging from 0 to 1. A measure of 1 indicates perfect inequality, i.e., one household having all the income and rest having none. A measure of 0 indicates perfect equality, i.e., all households having an equal share of income.” In 2017, the Gini index for Asian families in the U.S. stood at 0.45.

## Gini index for income distribution equality for families in the United States in 2017, by race and Hispanic origin of householder

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