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The Wealth of Households: 2017

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Report Number P70br-170


Wealth is an important indicator of economic well-being that provides valuable insights into a household’s economic health. For example, during financial hardships, such as unemployment, illness, or divorce, wealth is a source of liquidity to pay expenses and bills. This brief uses the Survey of Income and Program Participation to examine household wealth in 2017.

Page Last Revised - October 8, 2021
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