Median net worth of U.S. families 1983-2013, by income tier

Median net worth of families in the United States from 1983 to 2013, by income tier

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Release date

December 2015


United States

Survey time period

1983 - 2013

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Income Thresholds 2014:
Lower income class: Less than 41,868 U.S. dollars
Middle income class: 41,869 - 125,608 U.S. dollars
Upper income class: More than 125,609 U.S. dollars.
The income refers to annual household income for a three-person household.
Net worth is defined as the difference between the value of assets owned by a family and the liabilities it holds.

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