7.5 mln millionaire households in the US

The number of US households with a net worth of $1 mln or more rose 21% in 2004, according to Spectrem Group. It is the largest increase since 1998.

The number of US households with a net worth of $1 mln or more rose 21% in 2004, according to Spectrem Group. It is the largest increase since 1998. There now are 7.5 mln millionaire households in the US, breaking the record set in 1999 of 7.1 mln. The study excluded the value of primary residences, but included second homes and other real estate.