Income Inequality in the San Francisco Bay Area
Table 2: Household Income Inequality Measures, by Bay Area County, 2013
|County||Gini Coefficient||Income Ratio||Median Household Income||Poverty Rate||Top 5% Income Share|
Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies; Marin Economic Consulting
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Income Ratio presents the ratio of average income of the highest-earning 20% of households to the average income of the lowest-earning 20%. Top 5% Income Share is the share of all total household income that is held by the top-earning 5% of households.
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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.