Report Sheds Grim Details on Black Women's Net Worth

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Black Enterprise

A recent report from the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity shed another dim light on the current wealth inequality gap in America by highlighting the current state of black women’s net worth. Some sobering takeaways include:

  • Single black women without a bachelor’s degree ages 20–39 have a net worth of $0.
  • Single black women without a bachelor’s degree ages 40–59 have a net worth range of just $1,000 to $2,000.
  • Single black women without a bachelor’s degree age 60+ have a net worth of just $12,000.
  • Single black women with a bachelor’s degree ages 20–39 have a net worth range of -$11,000 to $0.
  • Single black women with a bachelor’s degree ages 40–59 have a net worth range of just $6,000 to $9,500.
  • Single black women with a bachelor’s degree age 60+ have a net worth of just $11,000.

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