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Alabama Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alabama was $44,765 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alabama median household income is $11,010 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Alabama household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Alabama median family income and per capita income for Alabama are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alabama

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Alabama $44,765 +4.40% +4.30%

Alabama Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alabama is $44,765. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $46,969 and is now $2,204 (4.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,879 in 2014, real median household income for Alabama has now grown by $1,886 (4.40%).

Real Median Household Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2015 $55,775 $44,765
2014 $53,719 $42,879
2013 $53,166 $43,601
2012 $53,031 $42,918
2011 $53,223 $43,647
2010 $54,405 $43,999
2009 $55,478 $44,728
2008 $57,276 $46,969
2007 $58,003 $46,359
2006 $56,957 $45,592
2005 $56,122 $44,759

Alabama Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alabama was $57,160 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Alabama median family income is $11,100 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Alabama

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Alabama $57,160 +6.19% +5.07%

Alabama Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alabama is $57,160. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $59,743 and is now $2,583 (4.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,826 in 2014, real median family income for Alabama has now grown by $3,334 (6.19%).

Real Median Family Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2015 $68,260 $57,160
2014 $65,986 $53,826
2013 $65,153 $54,993
2012 $64,548 $54,403
2011 $64,766 $54,792
2010 $65,888 $54,821
2009 $67,476 $56,095
2008 $69,756 $59,743
2007 $69,929 $58,037
2006 $68,801 $57,846
2005 $67,761 $55,933

Alabama Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alabama was $24,769 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Alabama per capita income is $5,210 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alabama

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Alabama $24,769 +4.81% +5.17%

Alabama Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Alabama is $24,769. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $25,691 and is now $922 (3.59%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,552 in 2012, real per capita income for Alabama has now grown by $1,217 (5.17%).

Real Per Capita Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2015 $29,979 $24,769
2014 $28,922 $23,633
2013 $28,678 $23,794
2012 $28,202 $23,552
2011 $28,147 $23,935
2010 $28,329 $23,909
2009 $29,174 $24,689
2008 $30,371 $25,689
2007 $30,508 $25,567
2006 $29,703 $25,004
2005 $30,384 $25,691