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8 Dec 2023

Pandemic Increases U.S. Household Wealth, Though Not Equally

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From 2019 to 2021, median household net worth increased 30% to $166,900. White and Asian households saw the largest growth, with Asian net worth jumping 43% to $320,900. Black and Hispanic households experienced smaller increases, insufficient to fully escape debt. The end of stimulus checks and rising inflation post-pandemic may have decreased net worths. [Source](