$56,335: The Net Worth of A Median Household In The Wealth Distribution

July 27, 2014 4:35 pm

And it is trending lower, overall. We spotted this stat today, that the inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36 percent decline (Source)

How does it look on the wealthier side? Well, the rich has gotten richer, of course. At the 95th percentile – (For households at that level, 94 percent of the population had less wealth and 4 percent had more.) it was found that for this well-do-do slice of the population, household net worth increased 14 percent over the same 10 years. (Source)

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