Household income U.S. - comparison of the lowest quintile and top 5 percent 2018

Mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent from 1990 to 2018 (in 2018 U.S. dollars)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Sep 24, 2019
Household income U.S. - comparison of the lowest quintile and top 5 percent 2018 The statistic shows the mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent of workers in the United States from 1990 to 2018. In this period, the mean household income for the low-paid workers in the lowest quintile went from 13,391 U.S. dollars in 1990 to 13,775 U.S. dollars in 2018, while the mean income of the top 5 percent increased from 259,282 U.S. dollars to 416,520 U.S. dollars over the same period. The income for this period is based on the 2018 U.S. dollar value.
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Mean household income for the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent from 1990 to 2018 (in 2018 U.S. dollars)

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