Given the political and social dialog about the 1 percenters I thought it would be interesting to see how much household income it takes to be ranked in the top 1%. The New York Times has a nifty calculator to identify your percentile ranking once you enter your household income.
Here’s a summary of entries I made:
Of course, rankings change based on where you live. The New York Times site takes this into account and shows you not only your percentile rank in the U.S. but your percentile rank in different regions of the country. For example, if your household income is $75,000 the New York Times site reports this graph: