Net Worth

As the saying goes, "it's not what you make... it's what you keep." And yes: although income gets more of the spotlight, net worth is usually a more important measure of financial status. It's also closely tied to investing – accumulated wealth can work for a person passively.

On this page are calculators, research, and essays on individual or household wealth.

Net Worth Calculators

Net worth is often shrouded in mystery and hand-waving. These tools attempt to rectify that – see where total wealth stacks up to the population distribution. Also, try it with demographics broken out, such as age.

Net Worth Archives

Generally, high-quality net worth data is released less often than data on income (think around every three years). To see the past data, hop into the net worth archives and see how the distribution of wealth looked in past periods:

Visit the Net Worth Archives

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