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Distribution of Household Income by Race

  White Black Hispanic origin1
Income range 1975 1985 1995 2006 2010 2011 1975 1985 1995 2006 2010 2011 1975 1985 1995 2006 2010 2011
Number of households
 (thousands)
64,392  76,576  84,511  94,705  83,471 83,573 7,489  9,797  11,577  14,354  15,065 15,583 2,948  5,213  7,939  12,973  13,655 14,939
Percent distribution                                    
 Under $5,000 2.4% 2.4% 2.1% 2.5% n.a. n.a. 5.5% 6.3% 6.2% 6.6% n.a. n.a. 3.8% 4.1% 4.5% 3.5% n.a. n.a.
 $5,000 to $9,999 6.8  5.8  5.1  3.7  n.a. n.a. 15.4  15.0  12.3  9.2  n.a. n.a. 10.0  9.7  10.1  5.7  n.a. n.a.
 $10,000 to $14,999 7.5  7.0  6.4  5.6  11.12 10.92 13.4  11.0  9.6  8.6  25.82 25.62 10.2  10.8  9.9  7.1  17.42 16.52
 $15,000 to $24,999 14.2  12.9  13.2  11.5  11.1 10.5 18.0  17.1  16.4  15.2  14.7 15.0 20.5  17.9  18.8  15.5  14.8 14.7
 $25,000 to $34,999 13.5  12.8  11.9  11.3  10.2 10.3 14.7  14.3  13.5  13.5  12.7 12.2 16.7  14.5  14.9  14.0  13.8 14.0
 $35,000 to $49,999 19.4  16.7  16.0  14.6  13.6 13.7 15.6  13.8  14.8  14.8  14.6 13.5 19.0  16.7  15.8  17.5  15.7 16.8
 $50,000 to $74,999 21.4  20.7  19.5  18.8  18.3 18.2 12.4  13.3  14.7  15.2  15.2 15.3 14.2  15.6  14.1  17.3  17.2 17.0
 $75,000 to $99,999 9.0  11.0  11.7  11.8  12.4 12.4 3.5  6.0  7.0  7.7  7.6 8.0 3.7  6.5  6.5  8.9  9.6 9.2
 $100,000 and over 5.8  10.5  14.2  20.2  13.53 13.33 1.4  3.1  5.3  9.1  6.53 6.83 1.9  4.4  5.4  10.5  7.73 7.53
Median income $39,463  $43,100  $45,496  $50,673  $54,620 $55,412 $23,691  $25,642  $28,485  $31,969  $32,068 $32,229 $28,350  $30,221  $29,079  $37,781  $37,759 $38,624
1. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
2. Percent distribution for $14,999 and below.
3. Starting in 2010, the categories were expanded to include $100,000-$149,999 (shown); not shown are the following data: White, $150,000-199,999: 5.1% and $200,000 and over: 4.6%. Black, $150,000-199,999: 1.8% and $200,000 and over: 1.1%. Hispanic, $150,000-199,999: 2.3% and $200,000 and over: 1.5%. For 2011: White, $150,000-199,999: 5.7% and $200,000 and over: 5.0%. Black, $150,000-199,999: 2.1% and $200,000 and over: 1.5%. Hispanic, $150,000-199,999: 2.6% and $200,000 and over: 1.6%.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2006–2011. Web: www.census.gov .

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