How Rich Are the Superrich? A huge share of the nation's economic growth over the past 30 years has gone to the top one-hundredth of one percent, who now make an average of $27 million per household. The average income for the bottom 90 percent of us? $31,244.
Class war is inevitable. Many revolutions have happened in the past precisely when the ruling elite class went too far in controlling the wealth of a nation.