By Ana Hernández Kent, Senior Researcher, and Lowell R. Ricketts, Data Scientist, Institute for Economic Equity

If you Google “wealth inequality in America,” you may find our blog post What Wealth Inequality in America Looks Like: Key Facts & Figures. In it, we showed the state of wealth and income inequality in the U.S. using 2016 data — at the time, the most recently available — from the Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finances.

So, how has wealth inequality in the U.S. changed over time? What does the wealth distribution in America look like now? Well, groups that historically…

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