Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wealth gap widens for whites over blacks, Hispanics - Pew - Jul. 26, 2011

Wealth gap widens for whites over blacks, Hispanics - Pew - Jul. 26, 2011

The wealth gap in the United States has grown wider in the wake of the Great Recession, with black and Hispanic American households faring much worse than white households, according to a study published Tuesday.

The study, from 2009 data compiled by the Pew Research Center, found the median wealth of white households was 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households.

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