Wealth is rising, but at different rates
The nation is facing a pandemic-fueled economic recession, but so far, household wealth has not decreased the way it did during the Great Recession. What’s different about household wealth now?
USAFacts breaks down how wealth has grown in America since 2009 in this new report.
Source: Household wealth grew 135% for one income group since 2009
How have income, poverty and wealth changed, and how have they been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Get nonpartisan data about the American standard of living, the middle class, and more with the State of the Union in Numbers.
Source: State of US Standard of Living, Income and Poverty | 2020 State of the Union Facts
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