Credit card brand preferences of Americans in the 1st quarter of 2016, by income

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the first quarter of 2016 among 3,000 adult Americans on their preferred credit card brand. The results were sorted by income tier. During the survey, 11.9 percent of respondents earning less than 50,000 U.S. dollars per year stated their preferred credit card brand is American Express; 13.9 percent of respondents earning more than 50,000 U.S. dollars per annum said the same.

United States: Brand preferences for credit cards in Q1 2016, by income

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Release date

May 2016


United States

Survey time period

First quarter of 2016

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents aged 18-74

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Income < 50,000 U.S. dollars, n=1,435
Income >50,000 U.S. dollars, n= 1,565.

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