Income by Percentage

This graph shows annual income levels at certain percentiles from 1913 to 2010 with or without capital gains.

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This compares the incomes of the bottom 90% with those of the top 10%. To make other comparisons, click on the graphic.

Income Levels by Percentile with and without Capital Gains