# What IQ is in the top 2 percent?

## What IQ is in the top 2 percent?

A score of 130 or higher signals a high IQ. Membership in Mensa, the High IQ society, includes people who score in the top 2 percent, which is usually 132 or higher.

### What is 2nd percentile IQ?

The percentile of a score is the percentage of people who score equal to or below the score. For example, an IQ score of 70 is in the 2nd percentile (for SD = 15), which means that only 2% of people score 70 or lower. IQ 125 is at the 95th percentile – 95% of people have an IQ equal to or less than 125.

#### What percentage of the population has a high IQ?

Understanding IQ Tests Anything above 140 is considered a high or genius-level IQ. It is estimated that between 0.25 percent and 1.0 percent of the population fall into this elite category.

**What percentage of the population has taken an IQ test?**

Approximately 95% of the population has IQ scores between 70 and 130. Approximately 99.7% of the population has IQ scores between 55 and 145. Only approximately 0.3% of the population has IQ scores outside of this interval (less than 55 or higher than 145).

**What percentile is an IQ of 135?**

IQ percentiles and rarity

IQ test score | Percentile | Top X% |
---|---|---|

135 | 99th | 1.00% |

139 | 99.5th | 0.50% |

147 | 99.9th | 0.10% |

156 | 99.99th | 0.001% |

## Is an IQ of 135 genius?

85 to 114: Average intelligence. 115 to 129: Above average or bright. 130 to 144: Moderately gifted. 145 to 159: Highly gifted.

### What’s the percentage of people with an IQ higher than 130?

This means that only 1 in 20 people selected at random from a large population will have a score equal to or higher than yours. The IQ scale below shows what percentage of the population falls within different ranges of IQ scores, for example 13.6% of people have an IQ score between 115 and 130, by definition.

#### What does a IQ score of 100 mean?

IQ tests are designed and updated on a regular basis such that they correspond to the populations they measure in a precise way: a score of 100 is the average score of the population and the distribution of IQ scores has a normal shape with a standard deviation of 15.

**How much money does 98th percentile of IQ make?**

In IQ distribution (IQs are not amounts of intelligence, they are rankings of intelligence), the 98th percentile => IQ131. How this 19-year-old earns an extra $3600 per week. His friends were in awe when they saw how much money he was making.

**How many standard deviations are there in an IQ test?**

, Becoming better at becoming better. Each standard deviation away from the median IQ (which is 100) is equivalent to 15 points on the most popular IQ test, the SB5. 98th percentile, or bottom of the top 2% of the population, is 2.05 standard deviations for a normal bell curve (which IQ distribution is).