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How is wealth distributed in the United States of America?
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Historically, in the USA this percentage of wealth controlled/owned by the very richest 1% is near or at an all time high:
Sources: 1922-1989 data from Edward N. Wolff, Top Heavy (New Press: 1996). 1992-1998 data from Edward N. Wolff, "Recent Trends in Wealth Ownership, 1983-98," Jerome Levy Economics Institute, April 2000.
Compared to other Western countries, this "lopsided" distribution of wealth is very pronounced in the United States. Nearly the very worst!