Net Worth Percentile Calculator for the United States

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On this page is a household net worth percentile calculator for the United States. Enter a total net worth to compare it to the net worth distribution in the United States.

Afterwards, don't miss the net worth by age calculator.

Survey results collected from February, 2022 - April, 2023 from the Federal Reserve SCF.

Household Net Worth Percentile Statistics in 2023

2020 vs. 2023 net worth breakpoints in the US, with inflation adjustment.

Below are some of the summary statistics on net worth this year.

What was the United States average household wealth?

In 2023, average household net worth in the United States was $1,059,470.

What was the United States median household net worth?

In 2023, median household net worth in the United States was $192,084.

How many US households had $1,000,000 or more in 2023?

In 2023, roughly 23,684,985 households – about 18.0% of American households – was a millionaire household. This number includes (where possible) the value of a primary home.

Where did the top 10% household wealth bracket percentile start in 2023?

The threshold to be in the top 10% of household wealth in 2023 started at $1,920,758.

Where did the top 5% household wealth bracket percentile start in 2023?

The threshold to be in the top 5% of household wealth in 2020 started at $3,779,600.

What is the top one percent household net worth in the US in 2023?

To be in the top 1% of household wealth in the US in 2020 you needed $13,666,778.

(See our one percent in America article if you'd prefer seeing all the ways you can break down the top 1%.)

Source and Methodology on the 2023 Household Net Worth Percentile Calculator

Our longer writeup is in the net worth average, median, and percentile post. In short: data comes from the Federal Reserve's 2022 SCF, released in October, 2023. 25% of the surveys were conducted in 2023.

The public data set (the one used by DQYDJ) contains 4,595 of the 4,602 observations in the full data set. 7 data points – respondents – had net worth eclipsing the amount needed to make the Forbes net worth list. They are omitted in this set, but included in the Fed's reports.

Want to see how net worth brackets have evolved? Try one of the past calculators:



PK started DQYDJ in 2009 to research and discuss finance and investing and help answer financial questions. He's expanded DQYDJ to build visualizations, calculators, and interactive tools.

PK lives in New Hampshire with his wife, kids, and dog.

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