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Alabama Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alabama was $46,257 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alabama median household income is $11,360 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Alabama household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Alabama median family income and per capita income for Alabama are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Alabama $46,257 +2.04% +4.77%

Alabama Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alabama is $46,257. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $47,563 and is now $1,306 (2.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,421 in 2014, real median household income for Alabama has now grown by $2,836 (6.53%).

Real Median Household Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2016 $57,617 $46,257
2015 $56,480 $45,331
2014 $54,398 $43,421
2013 $53,838 $44,152
2012 $53,701 $43,460
2011 $53,879 $44,184
2010 $55,093 $44,555
2009 $56,180 $45,293
2008 $58,000 $47,563
2007 $58,736 $46,945
2006 $57,677 $46,168
2005 $56,832 $45,325

Alabama Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alabama was $59,764 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Alabama median family income is $11,298 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Alabama $59,764 +3.25% +7.32%

Alabama Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alabama is $59,764. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $60,498 and is now $734 (1.21%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,506 in 2014, real median family income for Alabama has now grown by $5,258 (9.65%).

Real Median Family Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2016 $71,062 $59,764
2015 $69,122 $57,882
2014 $66,820 $54,506
2013 $65,977 $55,688
2012 $65,363 $55,090
2011 $65,564 $55,468
2010 $66,721 $55,514
2009 $68,329 $56,804
2008 $70,638 $60,498
2007 $70,813 $58,771
2006 $69,670 $58,577
2005 $68,618 $56,640

Alabama Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alabama was $25,810 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Alabama per capita income is $5,318 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Alabama $25,810 +2.90% +7.12%

Alabama Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Alabama is $25,810. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $26,016 and is now $206 (0.79%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,850 in 2012, real per capita income for Alabama has now grown by $1,960 (8.22%).

Real Per Capita Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2016 $31,128 $25,810
2015 $30,358 $25,082
2014 $29,288 $23,932
2013 $29,041 $24,095
2012 $28,558 $23,850
2011 $28,494 $24,230
2010 $28,687 $24,211
2009 $29,542 $25,001
2008 $30,755 $26,014
2007 $30,894 $25,891
2006 $30,078 $25,320
2005 $30,768 $26,016