American homeowners hold most of their assets in their primary residence across all racial groups—especially Black and Hispanic households: Share of total assets in primary residence by race and ethnicity, 2019

Typical share of total assets in housing
American households  61%
White 57%
Black 74%
Hispanic 80%
Other 66%

Note: Race and ethnicity are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, Black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race).

Source: Economic Policy Institute's calculations of the Board of Governors Federal Reserve System, Consumer Finance Survey, 2019.

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