People in the 15 24 age demographic earn the least at 34 605 per year. This is slightly lower than the 65 age demographic which earns 36 895 per year.
Over one quarter 28 5 of all income was earned by the top 8 those households earning more than 150 000 a year.
Us income demographics. According to the asec median household income was 63 179 in 2018 which is not statistically different from the median household income in 2017. Below is a summary of some of the key demographic differences between american households in different income quintiles in 2019. Personal income is an individual s total earnings from wages investment interest and other sources.
Mean number of earners per household. In 2019 a little more than 53 percent of americans had an annual household income that was less than 75 000 u s. Looking at data for national averages however may mask important differences by region race level of education or other categories.
The bureau of labor statistics reported a median personal income of 865 weekly for all full time workers in 2017. One half 49 98 of all income in the us was earned by households with an income over 100 000 the top twenty percent. The 2019 real median incomes of family households and nonfamily households increased 7 3 percent and 6 2 percent from their respective 2018 estimates figure 1 and table a 1.
On average there are four. The median household income increased for the fifth consecutive year. This is the fifth consecutive annual.
People in the 45 54 age demographic earn the highest average annual income in the us at 70 832 per year. Median household income was 68 703 in 2019 an increase of 6 8 percent from the 2018 median of 64 324 figure 1 and table a 1. Age and income in the united states.
In 2008 all households in the united states earned roughly 12 442 2 billion. Income patterns are evident on the basis of age sex ethnicity. Census bureau lists the annual real median personal income at 35 977 in 2019 with a base year of 1980.