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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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Income in the United States: 2021
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2022 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2020
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2021 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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State-Level Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Tables: 2020
Source: 2021 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2020
Source: 2021 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2019
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2020 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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State-Level Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Tables: 2019
Source: 2020 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2019
Source: 2020 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2019 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2017
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2018 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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State-Level Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Tables: 2018
Source: 2019 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2018
Source: 2019 Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2017 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2017
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2018 Panel.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2015
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2016 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2016
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2014 Panel.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2014
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2015 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Earnings in the Past 12 Months of Workers by Sex: 2010-2014
Source: 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates


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Earnings in the Past 12 Months of Workers by Sex: 2014
Source: 2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates


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Gini Index of Income Inequality: 2010-2014
Source: 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates


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Gini Index of Income Inequality: 2014
Source: 2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2015
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2014 Panel.


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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013
These tables present data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2014 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2014
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2014 Panel.


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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2012
These tables present data on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2013 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2013
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2014 Panel.


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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2011
These tables present data on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2012 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2012
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 panel.


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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2010
These tables present data on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2011 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2011
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 panel.


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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2011
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 Panel.


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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2009
These tables present data on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2010 and earlier CPS ASEC.


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Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2010
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 panel.


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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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Wealth, Asset Ownership, & Debt of Households Detailed Tables: 2010
Source: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 Panel.


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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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