List of ethnic groups in the United States by household income

This is a list of median household income in the United States by ethnicity and Native American tribal grouping (as of 2015) according to the United States Census. "Mixed race" and multi-ethnic categories are not listed.

By race and ethnicity

The United States Census has race and ethnicity as defined by the Office of Management and Budget in 1997.[1] The following median household income data are retrieved from American Community Survey 2018 1-year estimates. In this survey, the nationwide population was 327,167,439 in 2018.[2]

S0201: ACS 1-Year Estimates Selected Population Profiles (2018)
Race and EthnicityAloneAlone or in Combination with Other RacesRef
CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)
Asian Americans 01218,415,19887,243 03122,137,26985,897 [3]
White Americans 002236,173,02065,902 003245,860,22865,777 [4]
African Americans (Black American) 00441,617,76443,892 00546,261,48543,892 [5]




Some other race 07016,253,78548,983 07118,146,77649,805 [6]
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 40059,763,63151,404 [7]
Not Hispanic or Latino 450267,403,80864,025 [7]

By detailed races

Asian Americans

In the 2019 American Community Survey, the following figures regarding detailed Asian races are reported.[8] Other Asian races with code but not reported include: Chinese and Taiwanese (016, 035), Malaysian (025, 044), Sri Lankan (027, 046), Bhutanese (072, 080), Maldivian (074, 082), Mongolian (075, 083), Okinawan (077, 085), Singaporean (078, 086).

S0201: ACS 1-Year Estimates Selected Population Profiles (2019)
Detailed RaceAloneAlone or in Combination with Other Races
CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)
Indian 0134,240,466126,705 0324,506,308116,793
Bangladeshi 014198,62867,944 033213,37255,880
Cambodian 015258,05272,038 034300,36066,391
Chinese 0174,216,92285,424 0365,156,83381,510
Taiwanese 018187,756100,205 037213,77493,358
Filipino 0192,983,596100,273 0384,089,57079,936
Hmong 020308,80373,373 039320,16466,968
Indonesian 02181,26993,501 040116,86972,191
Japanese 022755,67285,007 0411,542,19582,321
Korean 0231,461,84376,674 0421,894,13173,498
Laotian 024192,68966,117 043262,22963,544
Pakistani 026506,19387,509 045526,95677,156
Thai 028224,46366,763 047329,34368,762
Vietnamese 0291,873,70772,161 0482,162,61068,979
Burmese 073173,58645,903 081189,25045,800
Nepalese 076189,39963,619 084175,00556,705

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

In the 2019 American Community Survey, the following figures regarding detailed Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander races are reported.[9]

S0201: ACS 1-Year Estimates Selected Population Profiles (2019)
Detailed RaceAloneAlone or in Combination with Other Races
CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)CodePopulationMedian household income (US$)
Polynesian 051373,94565,968 061865,15569,331
Native Hawaiian 052198,73462,272 062607,01069,642
Samoan 053112,84567,573 063204,64066,558
Micronesian 055173,59262,659 06526764,379
Guamanian or Chamorro 05678,32372,722 066160,77370,792

American Indian and Alaska Native

In the 2014 American Community Survey, the following figures regarding 12 prominent American Indian and Alaska Native tribes are reported.[10]

Median Household Income By Native American tribal grouping (2014)
Rank Group Income (US$)
1Chickasaw49,963
2Choctaw47,783
3Alaska Natives47,401
4Creek41,897
5Iroquois40,471
6Cherokee37,730
7Blackfeet37,033
8Chippewa34,463
9Lumbee33,863
10Navajo31,057
11Sioux29,079
12Apache28,745

Detailed ancestry

Median Household Income by detailed ancestry [11][12]
Rank Ancestry Income (US$)
1Indian150,705
2Taiwanese102,405
3Australian100,856
4Filipino100,273
5South African98,212
6Basque94,091
7Indonesian93,501
8Latvian89,697
9Macedonian87,803
10Pakistani87,509
11Iranian87,288
12Lebanese87,099
13Austrian86,499
14Russian85,989
15Lithuanian85,812
16Chinese85,424
17Japanese85,007
18Turkish83,375
19Swiss82,974
20Slovene82,728
21Italian82,106
22Greek82,036
23Israeli81,901
24Romanian81,878
25Ukrainian81,603
26Serbian81,452
27Croatian80,683
28Bulgarian80,626
29Slovak80,388
30Swedish80,228
31Czech80,142
32Norwegian79,783
33Scottish79,544
34Polish79,503
35Danish79,500
36Portuguese79,050
37Belgian78,355
38English78,078
39Welsh77,949
40Hungarian77,611
41Finnish77,356
42Armenian77,110
43Korean76,674
44Canadian76,665
45Irish76,036
46French Canadian75,949
47Argentine75,810
48German75,583
49Chilean74,585
50Syrian74,047
51Hmong73,373
52Scotch-Irish72,745
53Guamanian or Chamorro72,722
54Bolivian72,699
55Vietnamese72,161
56Albanian72,043
57Cambodian72,038
58Spanish71,903
59French71,407
60Panamanian70,895
61Dutch70,872
62Ghanaian69,021
63Nigerian68,658
64Cajun68,383
65Bangladeshi67,944
66Guyanese67,772
67Samoan67,573
68Egyptian67,187
69Palestinian67,157
70Ecuadorian66,971
71Colombian66,875
72Peruvian66,845
73Thai66,763
74Laotian66,117
75Polynesian65,968
76Barbadian64,588
77Brazilian63,982
78Nepalese63,619
79Costa Rican63,605
80Belizean63,559
81Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac63,301
82Nicaraguan63,073
83Micronesian62,659
84Native Hawaiian62,272
85Trinidadian and Tobagonian62,120
86Jamaican62,044
87Uruguayan61,656
88Jordanian61,235
89West Indian[lower-alpha 1]60,997
90Salvadoran58,898
91American57,761
92Haitian57,451
93Pennsylvania Dutch56,290
94Cuban56,005
95Mexican55,943
96Cape Verdean54,910
97Venezuelan54,496
98Ethiopian52,364
99Puerto Rican[lower-alpha 2]50,473
100Moroccan50,322
101Appalachian49,717
102Guatemalan49,584
103Iraqi49,315
104Honduran47,276
105Dominican47,170
106Afghan46,742
107Burmese45,903
  1. Not including the Caribbean Islanders of Hispanic origin (Cubans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans).
  2. This is in contrast to Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico, who have a median income, in US$, of 19,775.

See also

References

  1. Office of Management and Budget (1997). "About Race and Ethnicity". United States Census. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. American Community Survey (2018). "S0201: Selected Population Profile in the United States". American Community Survey 2018. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  3. "ACS 2018 1-Year S0201: Asian (012, 031)".
  4. "ACS 2018 1-Year S0201: White (002, 003)".
  5. "ACS 2018 1-Year S0201: Black or African American (004, 005)".
  6. "ACS 2018 1-Year S0201: Some other race (070, 071)".
  7. "ACS 2018 1-Year S0201: Hispanic or Latino (400, 450)".
  8. American Community Survey (2019). "S0201: Selected Population Profile in the United States". American Community Survey 2019. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  9. American Community Survey (2019). "S0201: Selected Population Profile in the United States". American Community Survey 2019. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 11, 2021.
  10. "Median household income in 2014 (dollars) [1]". American Community Survey. United States Census Bureau. 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  11. "S0201 Selected Population Profile In The United States". U.S. Census. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-12-12.
  12. "S0201 Selected Population Profile In The United States". U.S. Census. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-12-12.

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