Household Income Percentile Calculator for the United States

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On this page is a household income percentile calculator for the United States in 2022. Enter pre-tax (gross) household income between January and December 2021 to compare to household income percentiles in the full year.

Afterwards, visit the income percentile by state and income percentile by city calculator. Or, try the individual income calculator.

Find the methodology in the United States average income, median income, and income percentile post.

Household Income Percentile Statistics in 2022

Below, see what the household income brackets looked like for the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, 90th, 95th, and 99th – top 1% – percentiles in 2022 vs. 2021:

Household Income Year over Year comparison, 2022 vs. 2021 inflation adjusted in the United States
2020 vs 2021 US Household Income Percentile

What was the United States average household income?

In 2022, average household income in the United States was $102,310.10.

What was the United States median household income?

In 2022, median household income in the United States was $70,181.

How many US households made $100,000 or more in 2022?

In 2022, 35.7% of households or around 46,934,416 households made a six-figure income.

How many US households made $250,000 or More in 2022?

About 9,195,904 households or 7.00% of all US households made $250,000 or more in 2022.

What was the top 10% household income percentile in 2022?

The threshold to be in the top 10% of household incomes in 2022 in the United States was $212,110.

What was the top 5% household income percentile in 2022?

The threshold to be in the top 5% of household incomes in 2022 in the United States was $286,301

What is the top one percent household income in the US in 2022?

In 2022, the threshold for a household to be top 1% was $570,003 in earnings.

See our one percent in America article for more. Net worth is a better take on the one percent, although often one-percenter refers to income.

What other calculators do you have?

Thanks for being a reader! Want more calculators and interactive tools?

See our individual income by age calculator and individual income calculator. Also see our net worth calculator and net worth by age calculator.

Alternatively, see everything on our calculator roundup page

Source and Methodology on the 2022 Household Income Percentile Calculator

Sarah Flood, Miriam King, Renae Rodgers, Steven Ruggles, J. Robert Warren and Michael Westberry. Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, Current Population Survey: Version 9.0 [dataset]. Minneapolis, MN: IPUMS, 2021.

See the household income bracket article for details on methodology – but household is easier to screen for than individual income.

Want to see a past edition? Here are the archived household income calculators:

More interestingly, we have the household income by year post. Try that one first (it does inflation adjustments for you).



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