Income >> National Wealth Trends >> Median Wealth Trends by Income Tier
  • From 1983 to 2014, median wealth …
    • For lower-income families has gone from $11,544 to $9,465 (-$2,079, or -18%)
    • For middle-income families has gone from $95,879 to $98,057 (+2,178 or +2%)
    • For upper-income families has gone from $323,402 to $650,074 ($326,672 or +101%)
  • During the Great Recession, wealth went down for all income tiers, but only the upper-income tier has shown any recovery since 2010.