In 2016 in the United States, there were large differences in retirement savings by age. Taking strict retirement savings, households headed by 30-34 year olds averaged $24,254.48 in retirement savings with a median of $700. Households in the final retirement stretch headed by a 60-64 year old averaged $229,101.05 with a median of $16,000. With […]
In 2016, American households headed by someone aged 32-61 averaged $120,809.40 in retirement savings, or $264,453.30 using an expansive calculation. Using the same calculations and definitions, American households have a median of $7,800 and $17,000 saved, respectively. American Retirement Savings in 2016 In 2016, the Economic Policy Institute released a study with an interesting dive […]
We present here estimates for the number of accredited investors by age in the United States for full-year 2016. In our accredited investors in America post, we estimated around 9.86% of households qualify as accredited… and using ages here reveals a very interesting distribution. Our accredited investor estimates range from .52% for householders aged 25-29 […]
Recently we showed there isn’t a strong correlation of income and net worth in America. While writing that post we posed you a question: if income isn’t the best input to describe net worth, what can improve it? One of those possible improvements, age, is readily at hand in the 2016 SCF data. Presumably, age […]
Earlier, we looked at the correlation of income and net worth for all American households in 2016. Now let’s take a higher resolution look at the correlation for well-off or upper middle class households. In 2016 in the United States, the correlation of net worth and income for households making $100,000 or more was .4967, […]
Yes, when calculating net worth you need to include the value of equity in a primary home. A proper net worth accounting adds up all assets and subtracts all debts. Primary homes are assets, and debt secured by primary homes is debt. Primary Homes in Net Worth: Confusingly Controversial Although including primary home equity in […]
This page contains a net worth by age percentile calculator for the United States in 2016. Enter net worth and the age of a household primary earner for a net worth percentile estimate, down to the closest 1%. We’ll also provide our estimate of the number of similar households by net worth and age. You […]
Calculates a net worth’s percentile as compared to the United States household wealth distribution.
See our estimate for the number of millionaires in America, as well as decamillionaires and more.
In this post, we’ll look at the United States Net Worth Brackets for 2017. This data is for the Federal Reserve’s estimate of 126.0 million households in 2016. We also include wealth brackets for selected percentiles, and a section zooming into the net worth of the one percent for the most recent 2017 Federal Reserve […]