Default
National Data | Chart | No Virginia, There is No Immigration Santa Claus
Default author
December 15, 2005, 04:00 AM
A+
|
a-
Print Friendly and PDF

Table 1:

Average Income Received by Richest and

Poorest Fifth of Households, by Race/ethnicity

(2003 dollars)

 

All Households

Poorest 20%

Richest 20%

 

White, non-Hispanic

1983

$47,946

$10,262

$103,048

2003

$63,887

$11,556

$157,061

% change:

33.2%

12.6%

52.4%

 

Black, non-Hispanic

1983

$28,964

$5,171

$69,538

2003

$40,131

$5,822

$100,704

% change:

38.6%

12.6%

44.8%

 

Hispanic

1983

$33,937

$7,107

$76,173

2003

$44,468

$8,588

$108,126

% change:

31.0%

20.8%

41.9%

 

 

 

 

Source: Census Bureau, Historical Income Tables-Households.

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.