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Wealth and Asset Ownership






Table 2. Asset Ownership Rates for Households, by Selected Characteristics: 2004

  Number of Households (thousands) Interest Earning Assets at Financial Institutions Other Interest- Earning Assets Regular Checking Accounts Stocks and Mutual Fund Shares Own Business or Profession Motor Vehicles Own Home Rental Property Other Real Estate Mortgages U.S. Saving Bonds IRA or KEOGH Accounts 401K & Thrift Savings Plan Other Assets
TOTAL 112,992 66.1 3.1 33.8 26.4 11.2 85.5 67.5 5.4 6.6 1.0 14.9 29.6 40.4 3.6
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF HOUSEHOLDER
White Alone 92,454 69.1 3.5 35.0 29.2 12.1 87.9 71.4 5.8 7.3 1.1 16.5 32.5 42.0 4.0
White Alone(Not of Hispanic Origin) 81,254 72.3 3.9 35.5 32.0 12.8 89.2 74.2 6.2 8.0 1.2 18.2 35.6 44.2 4.4
Black Alone 13,917 45.7 0.7 25.9 8.9 5.7 70.0 46.3 3.0 2.5 0.4 6.8 11.5 29.3 1.3
Asian Alone 3,221 72.2 2.5 37.8 30.8 12.6 82.5 56.2 6.0 4.7 0.8 9.1 32.8 46.5 2.2
Other(residual) 3,399 62.5 1.7 31.3 17.7 9.9 84.5 58.3 4.7 5.1 1.1 11.0 19.7 35.3 4.6
Hispanic Origin 12,167 45.4 0.7 31.3 8.5 7.1 78.2 49.4 2.5 2.4 0.4 4.0 10.4 26.0 1.5
Not of Hispanic Origin 100,825 68.6 3.4 34.1 28.5 11.7 86.4 69.7 5.7 7.1 1.1 16.2 31.9 42.1 3.9
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER
Less than 35 years 24,739 58.6 0.7 33.5 16.4 8.6 83.3 41.9 2.1 2.4 0.1 11.2 18.1 38.7 1.7
35 to 44 years 23,882 65.6 1.7 34.7 25.8 13.9 88.3 67.1 4.2 5.1 0.3 17.1 29.0 52.0 2.5
45 to 54 years 23,918 68.5 2.6 36.4 29.3 15.3 88.9 74.6 6.8 8.5 0.9 18.5 34.6 52.8 3.9
55 to 64 years 17,595 69.9 5.0 35.7 32.2 13.9 88.4 79.5 8.5 10.3 2.1 15.5 39.2 44.2 5.1
65 years and over 22,858 69.3 6.2 29.0 30.1 5.1 79.0 78.9 6.4 7.7 1.8 12.4 29.8 14.0 5.5
65 to 69 years 6,222 69.3 5.7 34.0 30.6 8.6 87.0 82.1 7.3 9.8 2.4 13.0 36.0 24.8 5.8
70 to 74 years 5,358 69.4 6.0 27.5 31.3 5.0 84.4 81.0 7.3 7.4 2.0 14.9 35.2 15.2 5.5
75 and over 11,278 69.2 6.7 27.1 29.2 3.2 72.1 76.1 5.4 6.8 1.4 10.9 23.8 7.5 5.4
EDUCATION OF HOUSEHOLDER
No High School Diploma 11,856 38.3 0.5 27.3 5.0 6.2 68.8 52.1 2.0 2.4 0.6 2.6 5.6 11.7 1.5
High School Graduate Only 30,469 57.4 1.6 33.6 16.3 9.0 82.5 64.4 3.8 4.8 0.8 10.5 20.1 30.7 2.7
Some College, No Degree 19,821 68.2 2.5 35.3 25.6 11.5 88.3 64.0 5.0 6.6 1.2 15.6 27.7 41.6 3.9
Associate's Degree 20,681 67.5 2.2 36.3 23.9 11.0 88.5 70.1 5.0 6.7 0.8 15.9 28.9 42.3 3.3
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30,165 83.4 6.6 33.9 47.2 15.5 91.1 77.2 8.9 9.8 1.3 23.1 50.2 59.2 5.4
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD BY AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER
Married-couple households 59,593 74.2 3.8 36.2 33.8 15.2 93.6 81.3 7.2 8.8 1.2 19.8 37.7 51.1 4.4
Less than 35 years 11,827 65.6 0.8 35.2 21.1 11.4 91.6 60.0 3.2 3.3 0.2 14.2 23.3 48.5 2.0
35 to 54 years 28,193 75.1 2.7 38.0 34.6 18.0 94.4 3.9 7.1 8.6 0.7 23.0 38.5 61.5 3.8
55 to 64 years 10,037 78.0 5.9 37.6 41.3 18.5 94.6 90.6 10.2 13.2 2.7 19.8 48.1 53.3 6.5
65 years and over 9,536 77.9 8.6 31.1 39.5 8.1 92.5 90.4 9.3 11.5 2.5 17.2 42.0 20.8 6.9
Male householder 20,745 57.3 2.3 31.0 19.0 9.4 80.8 49.7 4.0 4.8 0.8 9.5 21.2 31.7 2.6
Less than 35 years 5,908 56.0 0.7 34.1 15.0 8.0 77.8 29.0 1.7 2.3 0.2 8.5 14.9 32.9 1.5
35 to 54 years 8,563 55.8 1.7 30.5 19.7 12.4 82.6 52.3 4.3 4.9 0.6 10.2 23.2 40.3 2.1
55 to 64 years 2,854 57.6 3.5 31.9 19.5 10.1 83.6 61.2 8.0 6.9 2.0 9.8 26.7 29.3 2.9
65 years and over 3,419 62.8 5.6 26.3 23.7 4.0 78.9 69.4 3.7 6.8 1.6 9.1 22.6 10.3 5.5
Female householder 32,654 56.9 2.3 31.1 17.5 5.2 73.7 53.5 3.0 3.6 0.7 9.5 20.1 26.3 2.8
Less than 35 years 7,004 48.8 0.5 30.0 9.9 4.3 73.8 22.1 0.7 1.1 0.0 8.4 12.0 27.0 1.4
35 to 54 years 11,044 55.1 1.2 33.4 15.8 7.4 78.4 51.9 2.2 3.5 0.5 10.4 21.6 38.4 2.3
55 to 64 years 4,704 60.0 4.0 33.7 20.6 6.5 78.0 66.9 5.1 6.1 0.7 10.0 27.7 33.7 3.4
65 years and over 9,903 63.2 4.2 28.1 23.2 2.7 66.1 71.1 4.5 4.4 1.2 8.9 20.5 8.7 4.2
LABOR FORCE ACTIVITY OF HOUSEHOLDERS UNDER 65 YEARS
Total 90,133 65.3 2.3 35.0 25.4 12.8 87.1 64.6 5.1 6.3 0.8 15.6 29.5 47.0 3.1
With labor force activity 74,583 67.9 2.1 36.0 26.0 14.3

89.2

65.1 5.2 6.3 0.7 16.4 30.6 51.2 3.1
With job entire period 64,304 70.1 2.3 36.4 27.5 15.5 90.2 68.6 5.6 6.6 0.8 17.4 32.5 54.1 3.2
With job part of period 8,157 56.2 1.2 34.0 17.5 7.1 84.8 41.9 2.7 3.9 0.3 10.1 19.7 34.2 2.2
No job during period, spenttime looking or on layoff 2,123 47.0 1.5 29.0 14.8 3.4 75.9 50.3 2.7 4.9 1.2 8.3 16.1 27.7 2.7
No labor force activity 15,550 52.6 3.2 30.5 22.4 5.7 77.0 62.1 4.9 6.2 0.9 11.6 24.1 27.2 3.2
MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Lowest quintile 22,711 39.3 1.0 27.1 9.8 7.6 63.4 44.1 2.1 2.5 0.4 4.3 10.0 7.3 1.5
Second quintile 22,496 56.9 2.2 31.5 16.3 7.8 84.9 58.3 3.4 3.8 0.8 9.0 19.3 21.4 2.5
Third quintile 22,590 67.6 2.9 36.3 22.4 10.3 91.3 67.9 4.6 5.8 1.0 13.4 27.1 39.2 3.6
Fourth quintile 22,610 78.6 3.1 37.9 31.3 11.3 93.3 78.6 5.8 8.0 1.0 19.7 36.8 59.7 4.2
Highest quintile 22,586 88.0 6.4 36.2 52.2 19.3 94.7 88.6 11.0 12.7 1.7 28.3 54.6 74.3 6.3
HOUSEHOLD NET WORTH
Negative or Zero 17,600 36.1 0.1 31.1 4.4 3.1 61.3 18.5 0.5 0.9 0.1 5.1 5.9 18.2 0.8
$1 to $4,999 10,271 39.4 0.0 32.2 2.9 2.8 78.0 10.5 0.1 0.4 0.0 3.1 3.3 12.3 0.4
$5,000 to $9,999 4,646 50.8 0.3 35.8 7.1 4.9 89.7 29.0 0.1 1.7 0.2 4.8 9.0 25.7 0.9
$10,000 to $24,999 7,152 61.8 0.3 35.6 11.9 6.9 89.3 53.8 0.5 1.5 0.2 9.7 13.6 36.9 1.1
$25,000 to $49,999 8,406 62.8 0.6 36.6 13.6 9.0 89.2 74.8 1.3 2.4 0.2 9.9 19.0 42.9 1.7
$50,000 to $99,999 13,160 67.9 0.8 36.0 18.0 10.0 89.7 87.3 1.8 3.6 0.4 13.2 23.2 43.5 2.4
$100,000 to $249,999 22,146 77.2 2.0 34.3 30.2 12.4 91.1 93.0 4.9 7.0 0.9 18.9 35.6 48.6 3.4
$250,000 to $499,999 15,187 86.7 4.9 33.5 49.2 17.0 93.5 95.4 9.2 11.2 1.5 25.0 54.1 56.6 6.1
$500,000 and over 14,417 90.3 14.5 32.5 68.4 25.9 93.9 96.1 21.7 21.6 4.0 29.0 68.5 59.7 11.5
REGION
Northeast 21,442 69.0 3.5 33.3 28.6 10.2 76.6 62.2 4.6 6.4 0.6 18.6 32.4 40.7 2.7
Midwest 25,589 70.8 3.1 34.1 28.4 11.8 87.4 72.6 5.7 6.7 0.9 19.0 31.8 44.0 4.0
South 40,938 59.1 2.8 30.9 22.9 11.1 87.0 70.3 4.6 6.4 0.9 12.1 25.4 37.7 3.0
West 25,022 70.2 3.4 38.6 28.0 11.8 88.7 62.3 7.0 6.9 1.6 12.2 31.5 40.7 5.0
TENURE
Owner 76,258 75.3 4.2 35.1 34.0 13.7 92.3 100.0 7.4 8.8 1.4 19.1 38.2 48.4 4.7
Renter 36,734 47.0 0.8 31.1 10.4 6.2 71.3 0.0 1.2 1.9 0.2 6.3 11.6 23.7 1.3
NOTE: Excludes group quarters.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division
Last Revised: October 31, 2011