Advanced Search

Bookmark and Share

Export to excel
All Abstracts > Statistical Abstract of the United States > 2003 Edition > Mini History > Share of Aggregate Income Received by Each Fifth and Top 5 Percent of Families (1947 to 2001)
Table HS-26

Share of Aggregate Income Received by Each Fifth and Top 5 Percent of Families (1947 to 2001)

Families as of March of the following year (37,237 represents 37,237,000). Income in constant 2001 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars. Based on Current Population Survey; see Read more...
 
1947719481949819501951195291953195419551956195719581959196019611019621119631964196512196624196713196819691970197214197319741975151976161977197819791719801981198219831819841985191986198713198819891990199119922019942119952219961997199819992000232001
Share of Aggregate Income Received by Each Fifth and Top 5 Percent of Families (1947 to 2001)1                                                     
(expanded Sample)2Fourth 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   22.7 
Highest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   47.7 
Income At Selected Positions In Constant (2001) DollarsUpper Limit Of Each FifthLowest                                                   24,670 
Second                                                   41,980 
Lowest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   4.3 
Number Of Families3                                                   73,778 
Second 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   9.8 
Third 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   15.4 
Top 5 PercentPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                                   21.1 
Total                                                   164,589 
Upper Limit Of Each FifthFourth                                                   93,924 
Third                                                   63,037 
\11\12Fourth 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          24.1                          
Highest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          40.6                          
Income At Selected Positions In Constant (2001) DollarsUpper Limit Of Each FifthLowest                          21,060                          
Second                          34,409                          
Lowest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          5.7                          
Number Of Families3                          55,698                          
Second 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          12.0                          
Third 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          17.6                          
Top 5 PercentPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                          14.8                          
Total                          102,724                          
Upper Limit Of Each FifthFourth                          65,401                          
Third                          47,346                          
10714Top 5 Percent                       95,730                             
Upper Limit Of Each FifthFourth                       61,305                             
Third                       44,703                             
Income At Selected Positions In Constant (2001) DollarsUpper Limit Of Each FifthLowest                       19,698                             
Second                       32,614                             
Number Of Families3                       53,296                             
Percent Distribution Of Aggregate IncomeFourth 5Th                       23.8                             
Highest 5th                       41.1                             
Lowest 5Th                       5.5                             
Second 5Th                       12.0                             
Third 5Th                       17.6                             
Top 5 Percent                       15.7                             
Fourth 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income23.123.223.523.423.423.423.923.923.723.723.823.923.824.023.824.024.024.023.923.823.523.723.723.823.924.0 24.224.224.324.224.124.424.624.424.524.524.324.124.024.023.723.824.124.023.323.223.123.023.023.022.822.9
Highest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income43.042.442.742.741.641.940.941.841.341.040.440.641.141.342.241.341.241.240.940.541.440.540.640.941.441.1 40.740.740.941.141.441.141.242.242.442.543.143.443.844.044.644.344.244.746.946.546.847.247.347.247.447.7
Income At Selected Positions In Constant (2001) DollarsUpper Limit Of Each FifthLowest10,66210,3069,72610,34311,26411,63212,01411,22712,42013,45913,28013,12313,80314,10014,04414,90215,17415,72016,67818,21318,45519,62220,69020,13420,58020,986 20,26220,58320,62421,77122,28021,16120,48820,01819,95520,38920,84521,57321,75421,71422,06222,12421,54720,66521,19621,99722,10722,64123,42724,24624,67024,000
Second17,20516,94416,61517,78418,36318,81720,38819,74821,13822,65022,59922,25823,53724,31124,17524,83625,48626,60227,93929,61230,29431,52333,10432,84734,10434,629 33,36334,27934,53736,58136,63735,62834,87634,28334,17835,46635,91037,13737,52637,64538,60138,14336,89736,69036,98038,04738,54639,59440,87942,06442,14441,127
L9936Fourth 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            23.3        
Highest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            47.0        
Income At Selected Positions In Constant (2001) DollarsUpper Limit Of Each FifthLowest                                            20,472        
Second                                            36,191        
Lowest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            4.1        
Number Of Families3                                            68,506        
Second 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            9.9        
Third 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            15.7        
Top 5 PercentPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income                                            20.3        
Total                                            136,539        
Upper Limit Of Each FifthFourth                                            80,578        
Third                                            54,323        
Lowest 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income5.04.94.54.55.04.94.74.54.85.05.15.04.94.84.75.05.05.15.25.65.45.65.65.45.55.5 5.65.65.55.45.45.35.35.04.94.84.84.74.64.64.64.64.54.34.24.44.24.24.24.34.34.2
Number Of Families337,23738,62439,30339,92940,57840,83241,20241,95142,88943,49743,69644,23245,11145,53946,41847,05947,54047,95648,50949,21450,11150,82351,58652,22754,37355,053 56,24556,71057,21557,80459,55060,30961,01961,39362,01562,70663,55864,49165,20465,83766,09066,32267,17368,21669,31369,59770,24170,88471,55172,03172,38874,340
Second 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income11.912.111.912.012.412.312.512.112.312.512.712.512.312.211.912.112.112.012.212.412.212.412.412.211.911.9 11.911.911.711.711.611.611.411.311.211.111.010.910.710.710.610.810.710.510.010.110.09.99.99.99.89.7
Third 5thPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income17.017.317.317.417.617.418.017.717.817.918.118.017.917.817.517.617.717.717.817.817.517.717.717.617.517.5 17.717.717.617.617.517.617.517.217.217.116.916.916.816.716.516.616.616.515.715.815.815.715.715.615.515.4
Top 5 PercentPercent Distribution Of Aggregate Income17.517.116.917.316.817.415.716.316.416.115.615.415.915.916.615.715.815.915.515.616.415.615.615.615.915.5 14.914.914.915.115.314.614.415.315.315.416.116.517.217.217.917.417.117.620.120.020.320.720.720.320.821.0
Total54,33351,39250,84153,64651,98153,57157,30058,04459,30563,14261,34962,24565,99768,55873,22774,01274,22376,36379,55683,31189,48488,91393,94695,737102,079103,586 100,626103,504106,600112,859114,657111,910111,587114,698116,951120,955123,902128,515129,569132,280136,431134,426130,325131,079141,829142,633143,784150,765157,477164,686164,723164,104
Upper Limit Of Each FifthFourth33,10331,55931,67332,89833,16834,43236,84536,62838,49140,74040,05840,46043,20744,57145,31647,18948,85949,34051,46553,87455,69257,86561,04061,31565,12866,445 64,24165,85467,27571,18571,47070,80970,30970,42471,06373,87575,67577,92679,47180,38282,09680,75579,83879,19582,70283,35084,60387,98690,77093,56294,25994,150
Third23,33022,62322,41423,66924,29225,45727,35826,73428,42030,04729,85829,67031,35432,23332,90233,77734,96536,27637,69339,63340,62443,01044,69144,60847,14148,316 46,39847,68248,82751,21451,90350,46149,77149,08449,69751,37252,01854,11854,84055,35656,24755,21154,50054,40455,53056,50357,38558,96860,75763,09663,09162,500
Footnotes
1 Quantities in thousands.
2 Sample expanded by 28,000 households.
3 Thousands
4 Data reflect introduction of 1970 census-based sample design and population controls.
5 Dollars.
6 Data collection method changed from paper and pencil to computer-assisted interviewing. In addition, the March 1994 income supplement was revised to allow for the coding of different income amounts on selected questionnaire items. Child support and alimony limits decreased to $49,999. Limits increased in the following categories: earnings to $999,999; social security to $49,999; supplemental security income and public assistance income to $24,999; and veterans' benefits to $99,999.
7 Data based on 1940 census population controls.
8 Data reflect implementation of expanded income questions to show wage and salary, farm self-employment, nonfarm self-employment, and all other nonearned income separately.
9 Data reflect implementation of 1950 census population controls.
10 Data reflect implementation of first hotdeck procedure to impute missing income entries (all income data imputed if any missing). Data also reflect introduction of 1960 census-based sample design.
11 Data reflect full implementation of 1960 census-based sample design and population controls.
12 Data reflect implementation of new procedures to impute missing data only.
13 Data reflect implementation of a new March CPS processing system.
14 Data reflect full implementation of 1970 census-based sample design.
15 Some of these estimates were derived using Pareto interpolation and may differ from published data which were derived using linear interpolation.
16 First year medians were derived using both Pareto and linear interpolation. Before this year, all medians were derived using linear interpolation.
17 Data reflect implementation of 1980 census population controls. Questionnaire expanded to show 27 possible values from 51 possible sources of
18 Data reflect implementation of Hispanic population weighting controls and introduction of 1980 census-based sample design.
19 Recording of amounts for earnings from longest job were increased to $299,999. Data reflect full implementation of 1980 census-based sample design.
20 Data reflect implementation of 1990 census population controls.
21 Data reflect introduction of 1990 census-based sample design.
22 Data reflect full implementation of the 1990 census-based sample design and metropolitan definitions, 7,000 household sample reduction, and revised race edits.
23 Data reflect implementation of Census 2000-based population controls.
24 Questionnaire expanded to ask eight income questions.
Source

U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P60-218, Money Income in the United States: 2001; and Internet sites (released 24 September 2002) and (released 01 October 2002). (released 01 October 2002).

<http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income.html>

<http://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/p60-218.pdf>

<http://www.census.gov/hhes/income/histinc/f01.html>

<http://www.census.gov/hhes/income/histinc/f02.html>

 
 Search | Home | All Abstracts | Random Facts 
Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement

Information on Facster.com is presented "as is" with absolutely no warranties as to accuracy or fitness for any purpose whatsoever.
Facster™ is a registered trademark. © 2014 Facster.com