U.S. median family net worth by race

In 2016, the most recent year for this Fed data, the median white household had a net worth of $171,000. By contrast, the median Black household had a net worth of $17,100. The median Hispanic/Latino household had a net worth of $20,600, while households in the Other category (which includes “Asian, American Indian, Alaska Native,Continue reading “U.S. median family net worth by race”

U.S. population data by race

Population data a key starting point for any consideration of equality or inequality. When we look at statistics on a per-capita or per-household basis — for example, median wealth per household — judging equality generally means looking for data to be the same across racial groups. However, if we look at totals — total wealthContinue reading “U.S. population data by race”