The Graphic Truth About Income Inequality

If you have some time, HERE is a fascinating look at the way that income distribution has changed in the past 100 years.  In 2013, the top 1% of households (households making more than $367,100) took home over 20% of all income!  And the average income for the top 10% of households was $272,515, while the average income for the bottom 90% of households was $31,652.  Compare that to 1973, when the average income of the top 10% was $162,467 (in 2013 dollars) while the bottom 90% made an average of $36,105.   This is the growing income inequality in the US.

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