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Income Inequality Data Tables

Each year the Census Bureau updates its income inequality statistics in the Income and Poverty in the United States (P-60) report. The text of the report includes a summary table of the major income distribution measures. Detailed historical tables showing selected measures of household income dispersion are included in the appendix of this report. 

Additional Income Inequality statistics from other sources are also available in the data tables listed below.

To find data tables for a specifc survey follow the links below:


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Tables Discontinued by the Current Population Survey (CPS)
Alt Measures of Income, Alt Measures of Poverty, Noncash Benefits, Population Summary, Income Quintile, Effect of Benefits and Taxes on Income and Poverty.


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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2008
These tables present data on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2009 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2009
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 panel.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2009
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 Panel.


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Current Population Survey Tables for Family Income
The Current Population Survey is a joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau.


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Current Population Survey Tables for Household Income
The Current Population Survey is a joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau.


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Current Population Survey Tables for Personal Income
The Current Population Survey is a joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau.


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Historical Income Tables: Families
Source: Current Population Survey (CPS)


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Historical Income Tables: Households
Source: Current Population Survey (CPS)


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Historical Income Tables: Income Inequality
Source: Current Population Survey (CPS)


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Historical Income Tables: People
Source: Current Population Survey (CPS)

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