White households disproportionately benefit from housing wealth: Share of total primary and nonprimary household housing wealth held, by race and ethnicity

Primary Nonprimary
White 80.6% 86.2%
Black 6.5% 5.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 3.6%
Other 6.9% 5.2%

Note: Primary housing wealth is wealth from owner-occupied housing. Nonprimary housing wealth is wealth from nonowner-occupied housing. Hispanic means “Hispanic any race” and the race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive.

Source: Author’s analysis of microdata from the Federal Reserve Board Survey of Consumer Finances (2016)

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