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Lopsided income growth in

Pick another state or region:

Income growth, 1979–2007:

Change in income, 1979–2007:

Top 1%:
Bottom 99%:
Top 1%'s share of all growth:

Change in income, 2009–2011:

Top 1%:
Bottom 99%:

Change in income, 1979–2011:

Top 1%:
Bottom 99%:
Top 1%'s share of all growth:

Share of all income held by the top 1%, 1917–2011

  United States
 
 

Average income in 2011:

Top 1%:
Bottom 99%:
times greater
Adapted from Estelle Sommeiller and Mark Price, The Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State, 1917 to 2011, an Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) report published February 19, 2014. go.epi.org/unequalstates