Wealth and Asset Ownership

Asset Ownership of Households: 1998 and 2000 Highlights

(All dollar values in this report are expressed in 2000 dollars, unless specified otherwise.)

1. The median net worth is the amount which divides the net worth distribution into two equal groups, one having household net worth less than the median amount and the other having net worth above the median. See Appendix B for a technical description of the changes in median estimation from earlier reports in this series.

2. Hispanics may be of any race. The race or Hispanic origin of the householder designates the race or Hispanic origin of the household.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division
Last Revised: October 31, 2011