Income and Wealth

Analysis for California by zip-code and sector

 

Slowdown in US Job Growth Hits All Regions...

The Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month reported that the U.S. added 161000 jobs in October, which implies thatRead More…

The Electoral Map is Completely Upside Down...

An international observer not familiar with the specifics of the U.S. political system might think that the more left-leaning party,Read More…

Employment Growth by Race and Ethnicity Since the Last Election...

Eight years ago, the United States was just about to hit the bottom of the most severe recession since theRead More…

Summary: Which Presidents Are Better For Jobs?...

A Summary of: Which Presidents Are Best for Jobs? A Brief Analysis by Race It has become a sport among economicRead More…

Which Presidents Are Best for Jobs?...

It has become a sport among economic commentators to gauge presidential performance by the number of jobs each hasRead More…

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Income inequality and wealth inequality have taken center stage in many discussions about economic policy in the United States. We provide insights about geographic differences in both income and wealth inequality. Where do the rich live? And those below the poverty line? Which zip codes have the highest income inequality? If you earn the U.S. median income (currently about $52,000 a year), how do you stack up against your neighbors? Where do we find people with low income but substantial wealth? You can find all these questions answered in our reports and interactive map.