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Asset Ownership of Households: 2000

Table 9.  Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth Excluding Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile and Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder: 2000
Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth
 Excluding Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile - White: 2000
Std err (Med
Std err (Med excluding
Income quintile Count 401K/Thrift) Home Equity)
Lowest quintile 16,053,270 442.82 100.58
Second quintile 17,362,044 980.31 268.43
Third quintile 17,786,913 1,294.52 445.42
Fourth quintile 18,286,548 1,861.49 799.38
Highest quintile 18,510,426 3,723.52 2,430.48
Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth Excluding
 Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile - White Not of Hispanic Origin: 2000
Std err (Med
Std err (Med excluding
Income quintile Count 401K/Thrift) Home Equity)
Lowest quintile 13,992,043 687.23 120.16
Second quintile 15,273,556 1,300.76 350.73
Third quintile 16,052,036 1,498.92 529.88
Fourth quintile 16,713,638 2,052.65 902.38
Highest quintile 17,518,380 3,916.61 2,604.27
Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth
Excluding Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile - Black: 2000
Std err (Med
Std err (Med excluding
Income quintile Count 401K/Thrift) Home Equity)
Lowest quintile 4,006,803 75.95 26.32
Second quintile 2,942,987 431.44 181.73
Third quintile 2,435,917 951.83 381.41
Fourth quintile 1,916,860 2,439.33 878.25
Highest quintile 1,505,422 4,797.98 2,052.63
Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth
Excluding Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile - Hispanic: 2000
Std err (Med
Std err (Med excluding
Income quintile Count 401K/Thrift) Home Equity)
Lowest quintile 2,314,405 69.25 38.09
Second quintile 2,295,682 505.11 225.99
Third quintile 1,904,840 1,190.87 523.68
Fourth quintile 1,669,242 3,010.65 1,104.40
Highest quintile 1,079,665 6,877.96 2,787.30
Standard Errors for Median Net Worth and Median Net Worth Excluding
Home Equity, by Age Group and Income Quintile - Not of Hispanic Origin: 2000
Std err (Med
Std err (Med excluding
Income quintile Count 401K/Thrift) Home Equity)
Lowest quintile 18,622,936 326.15 79.35
Second quintile 18,640,839 822.39 230.82
Third quintile 19,005,790 1,171.51 402.38
Fourth quintile 19,254,655 1,741.10 742.57
Highest quintile 19,842,974 3,482.01 2,240.43

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