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El Centro California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the El Centro California metro area was $49,095 in 2016, the latest figures available. El Centro median household income is $18,644 lower than the median California household income and $8,522 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including El Centro median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for El Centro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for El Centro California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
El Centro $49,095 +18.68% +10.01%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $49,095, the median household income for El centro was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $49,095
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $41,368
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $39,833
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $44,627
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $42,023
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $40,373
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $46,017
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $43,173
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $42,290
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $36,941
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $44,148
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $43,670

El Centro Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for El Centro was $57,130 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, El Centro median family income is $20,229 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for El Centro California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
El Centro $57,130 +23.28% +17.68%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $57,130, the median family income for El centro was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $57,130
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $46,340
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $48,829
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $48,548
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $44,160
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $44,105
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $49,678
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $48,132
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $46,549
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $45,886
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $51,103
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $46,067

El Centro Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for El Centro was $17,180 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, El Centro median per capita income is $16,209 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for El Centro California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
El Centro $17,180 +7.67% +3.51%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for El centro is $17,180. Real per capita income peaked in 2009 at $18,584 and is now $1,404 (7.55%) lower. From a post peak low of $15,506 in 2012, real per capita income for El centro has now grown by $1,674 (10.80%).

Real Per Capita Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $17,180
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $15,956
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $16,450
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $16,597
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $15,506
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $17,324
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $17,488
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $18,584
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $17,658
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $17,359
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $18,510
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $17,661