Income Inequality in the San Francisco Bay Area
Figure 5: Lower Limits of Household Income Quintiles in the Bay Area, California and the United States, 20131
Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies; Marin Economic Consulting
This chart does not require any additional definition.
1. The value for the lower bound for the top 5% is top-coded at $250,000 for the Bay Area. This means that the actual cutoff is higher than $250,000, but not reported by the Census Bureau.
The line at $250,000 indicates the topcode for category cutoffs.
Resources for Relevant Data and Reports (show)
- United States Census Bureau
- Association of Bay Area Governments, State of the Region
- Pew Research Center, Income Inequality
- Public Policy Institute of California
- Bay Area Census
- County of San Mateo, Open Data Portal
- The Brookings Institution
- Piketty, Thomas, and Emmanuel Saez, 2003. “Income Inequality in the United States, 1913-1998”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 118(1).
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- Saez, Emmanuel and Gabriel Zucman. “Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data”, NBER Working Paper, October 2014.
- Kitov, Ivan O. and Oleg I. Kitov, “The Dynamics of Personal Income Distribution and Inequality in the United States”, 2013.
- Research Brief: Poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area. Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies. March 2013.
- Stiglitz, Joseph, The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers our Future, 2013.