America's Racial Wealth Gap: Asset Types Held by Race #infographic

America's Racial Wealth Gap: Asset Types Held by Race #infographic

Persons of color have faced racial inequality for decades, and Black Lives Matter 's new wave of protests has intensified discussion about such disparities.

Compared with White families, many races have lower income levels and net worth. Also, they 're less likely to possess any asset type. In reality, 19% of Black families have zero or negative net worth while only 9% of White households have no income.

Today's map incorporates information from the U.S. The Federal Reserve's Triennial Survey of Consumer Finance to illustrate the difference in racial income, and the proportion of households holding different forms of assets by category.

America's Racial Wealth Gap: Asset Types Held by Race #infographic

infographic by: www.visualcapitalist.com

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