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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 $52,226 in 2016, the latest figures available. Birmingham median household income is $5,969 higher than the median Alabama household income and $5,391 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Birmingham median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Birmingham-Hoover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Birmingham Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Alabama $46,257 +2.04% +4.77%
Birmingham $52,226 +0.22% +4.88%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Birmingham is $52,226. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $54,980 and is now $2,754 (5.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,696 in 2014, real median household income for Birmingham has now grown by $4,530 (9.50%).

Real Median Household Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2016 $57,617 $46,257 $52,226
2015 $56,480 $45,331 $52,109
2014 $54,398 $43,421 $47,696
2013 $53,838 $44,152 $49,797
2012 $53,701 $43,460 $48,884
2011 $53,879 $44,184 $48,687
2010 $55,093 $44,555 $48,675
2009 $56,180 $45,293 $50,192
2008 $58,000 $47,563 $54,980
2007 $58,736 $46,945 $54,633
2006 $57,677 $46,168 $53,014
2005 $56,832 $45,325 $53,833

Birmingham Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Birmingham was $67,858 in 2016. Compared to the median Alabama family income, Birmingham median family income is $8,094 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Birmingham will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Birmingham Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Alabama $59,764 +3.25% +7.32%
Birmingham $67,858 +1.80% +8.22%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $67,858, the median family income for Birmingham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2016 $71,062 $59,764 $67,858
2015 $69,122 $57,882 $66,659
2014 $66,820 $54,506 $60,361
2013 $65,977 $55,688 $62,705
2012 $65,363 $55,090 $62,063
2011 $65,564 $55,468 $62,558
2010 $66,721 $55,514 $59,184
2009 $68,329 $56,804 $64,391
2008 $70,638 $60,498 $67,767
2007 $70,813 $58,771 $67,397
2006 $69,670 $58,577 $67,290
2005 $68,618 $56,640 $64,829

Birmingham Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Birmingham was $29,265 in 2016. Compared to the median Alabama per capita income, Birmingham median per capita income is $3,455 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Birmingham will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Birmingham Alabama

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Alabama $25,810 +2.90% +7.12%
Birmingham $29,265 +3.64% +6.52%

Trends in Birmingham, AL Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Birmingham is $29,265. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $30,270 and is now $1,005 (3.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,303 in 2014, real per capita income for Birmingham has now grown by $2,962 (11.26%).

Real Per Capita Income: Birmingham, Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Birmingham

Date US Alabama Birmingham
2016 $31,128 $25,810 $29,265
2015 $30,358 $25,082 $28,238
2014 $29,288 $23,932 $26,303
2013 $29,041 $24,095 $27,473
2012 $28,558 $23,850 $26,981
2011 $28,494 $24,230 $27,124
2010 $28,687 $24,211 $26,942
2009 $29,542 $25,001 $28,540
2008 $30,755 $26,014 $30,270
2007 $30,894 $25,891 $30,270
2006 $30,078 $25,320 $29,426
2005 $30,768 $26,016 $29,356