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Are You In the 99%

INCOME DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES @ptvan ARE YOU IN THE 99%? You are if your income is less than $355,000. INCOME (AGI) FROM TAX RETURNS, IRS, 2009 The Top 0.1% Above $ 1,433,000 1.0% Above $ 355,000 The 1% line Above $ 155,000 5.0% (Approximate values) SELF-REPORTED HOUSEHOLD INCOME, U.S. CENSUS, 2010 The Bottom U.S. Households (Thousands) 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 7,000 Above $ 250,000 $ 250,000 98% 95% 90% Increments of $ 5,000 80% $ 200,000 190,000 180,000 70% 170,000 160,000 150,000 140,000 130,000 50% 120,000 110,000 100,000 90,000 80,000 70,000 60,000 50,000 20% 40,000 30,000 20,000 $ 10,000 white black hispanic other asian Current Population Survey: Income Distribution to $250,000 or More for Households, 2010 Dolar Cut-Off, 1980-2009 (Mnimum AGI for tax return to fall into various percentiles) Source: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/032011/hhinc/new06_000.htm Source: http://www.taxfoundation.org/news/show/250.html#table7

Are You In the 99%

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Who's in the 99%? Those who earn less than $355,000 a year, according to IRS tax returns from 2009, which provide some information on the top 5%, top 1%, and top 0.1%. The U.S. Census provides 2010 ...

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