Department of Numbers

Modesto California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Modesto California metro area was $54,305 in 2016, the latest figures available. Modesto median household income is $13,434 lower than the median California household income and $3,312 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Modesto median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Modesto are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Modesto California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
Modesto $54,305 +2.41% +9.88%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Modesto is $54,305. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $58,592 and is now $4,287 (7.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,023 in 2011, real median household income for Modesto has now grown by $7,282 (15.49%).

Real Median Household Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $54,305
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $53,025
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $51,789
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $49,420
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $48,510
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $47,023
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $52,889
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $54,496
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $56,138
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $58,592
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $57,814
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $58,409

Modesto Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Modesto was $60,689 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, Modesto median family income is $16,670 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Modesto will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Modesto California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
Modesto $60,689 +3.99% +6.44%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Modesto is $60,689. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $66,574 and is now $5,885 (8.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,985 in 2012, real median family income for Modesto has now grown by $7,704 (14.54%).

Real Median Family Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $60,689
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $58,359
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $56,542
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $57,018
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $52,985
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $54,073
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $58,632
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $61,735
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $65,729
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $66,574
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $63,835
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $65,624

Modesto Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Modesto was $24,331 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, Modesto median per capita income is $9,058 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Modesto will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Modesto California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
Modesto $24,331 +4.17% +4.69%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Modesto is $24,331. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $25,621 and is now $1,290 (5.03%) lower. From a post peak low of $21,058 in 2011, real per capita income for Modesto has now grown by $3,273 (15.54%).

Real Per Capita Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $24,331
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $23,357
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $21,907
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $23,242
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $21,543
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $21,058
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $22,808
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $22,854
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $24,760
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $24,618
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $25,621
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $25,009