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Birmingham-Hoover Alabama Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Birmingham-Hoover Alabama metro area was $46,763 in 2012, the latest figures available. Birmingham median household income is $5,189 higher than the median Alabama household income and $4,608 less than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Birmingham median household income) will be released in September of 2014. Median family and per capita income for Birmingham-Hoover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Birmingham Alabama

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Alabama $41,574 -1.67% -4.08%
Birmingham $46,763 +0.38% -2.64%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Birmingham is $46,763. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $52,596 and is now $5,833 (11.09%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,564 in 2010, real median household income for Birmingham has now grown by $199 (0.43%).

Real Median Household Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2012 $51,371 $41,574 $46,763
2011 $51,557 $42,280 $46,588
2010 $52,703 $42,623 $46,564
2009 $53,760 $43,343 $48,030
2008 $55,484 $45,500 $52,596
2007 $56,189 $44,909 $52,264
2006 $55,176 $44,166 $50,716
2005 $54,387 $43,375 $51,517

Birmingham Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Birmingham was $59,370 in 2012. Compared to the median Alabama family income, Birmingham median family income is $6,670 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Birmingham will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Birmingham Alabama

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Alabama $52,700 -0.71% -3.05%
Birmingham $59,370 -0.82% -3.65%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Birmingham is $59,370. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $64,827 and is now $5,457 (8.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,617 in 2010, real median family income for Birmingham has now grown by $2,753 (4.86%).

Real Median Family Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2012 $62,527 $52,700 $59,370
2011 $62,739 $53,077 $59,862
2010 $63,827 $53,106 $56,617
2009 $65,387 $54,358 $61,618
2008 $67,574 $57,874 $64,827
2007 $67,742 $56,222 $64,474
2006 $66,650 $56,037 $64,373
2005 $65,666 $54,204 $62,040

Birmingham Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Birmingham was $25,810 in 2012. Compared to the median Alabama per capita income, Birmingham median per capita income is $2,995 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Birmingham will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Birmingham Alabama

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Alabama $22,815 -1.60% -4.64%
Birmingham $25,810 -0.56% -5.50%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Birmingham is $25,810. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $28,957 and is now $3,147 (10.87%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,773 in 2010, real per capita income for Birmingham has now grown by $37 (0.14%).

Real Per Capita Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2012 $27,319 $22,815 $25,810
2011 $27,266 $23,185 $25,955
2010 $27,443 $23,161 $25,773
2009 $28,270 $23,924 $27,311
2008 $29,421 $24,886 $28,957
2007 $29,554 $24,768 $28,957
2006 $28,774 $24,222 $28,150
2005 $29,445 $24,897 $28,093