This graph shows the proportion of income shares for certain percentiles from 1913 to 2010 with or without capital gains.
- Compare two series by selecting the appropriate variables in the menu found below the graph.
- Add additional data series by selecting them on the left side of the graph.
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All data taken from the United States Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. This data can be found here. Income values are in terms of 2012 dollars. Zero values indicate no available data for that particular year. Data downloaded and compiled by Pat Maher. Data updated in 2014 by Beau Bressler. Graphing software written and designed by Emircan Uysaler. and Kim Spasaro.