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San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont California metro area was $79,624 in 2013, the latest figures available. San Francisco median household income is $19,434 higher than the median California household income and $27,374 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including San Francisco median household income) will be released in September of 2015. Median family and per capita income for San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Francisco California

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
California $60,190 +1.72% -2.38%
San Francisco $79,624 +4.75% +2.05%

Trends in San Francisco, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for San francisco is $79,624. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $83,142 and is now $3,518 (4.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $74,546 in 2011, real median household income for San francisco has now grown by $5,078 (6.81%).

Real Median Household Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2013 $52,250 $60,190 $79,624
2012 $52,117 $59,175 $76,010
2011 $52,306 $59,333 $74,546
2010 $53,469 $61,655 $78,021
2009 $54,541 $64,000 $80,176
2008 $56,290 $66,019 $83,142
2007 $57,006 $67,351 $82,667
2006 $55,978 $65,445 $81,409
2005 $55,178 $63,992 $78,016

San Francisco Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Francisco was $96,298 in 2013. Compared to the median California family income, San Francisco median family income is $28,076 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for San Francisco California

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
California $68,222 +1.56% -2.48%
San Francisco $96,298 +4.26% +2.75%

Trends in San Francisco, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for San francisco is $96,298. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $101,954 and is now $5,656 (5.55%) lower. From a post peak low of $91,487 in 2011, real median family income for San francisco has now grown by $4,811 (5.26%).

Real Median Family Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2013 $64,030 $68,222 $96,298
2012 $63,435 $67,177 $92,359
2011 $63,650 $67,815 $91,487
2010 $64,754 $69,959 $93,717
2009 $66,336 $72,805 $98,539
2008 $68,556 $75,765 $101,954
2007 $68,727 $75,817 $98,710
2006 $67,618 $74,593 $97,566
2005 $66,621 $73,356 $95,073

San Francisco Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Francisco was $42,695 in 2013. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Francisco median per capita income is $13,182 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco California

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
California $29,513 +2.64% +0.99%
San Francisco $42,695 +3.85% +6.02%

Trends in San Francisco, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for San francisco is $42,695. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $43,966 and is now $1,271 (2.89%) lower. From a post peak low of $40,271 in 2010, real per capita income for San francisco has now grown by $2,424 (6.02%).

Real Per Capita Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2013 $28,184 $29,513 $42,695
2012 $27,716 $28,753 $41,111
2011 $27,662 $28,854 $40,537
2010 $27,841 $29,224 $40,271
2009 $28,681 $30,284 $41,755
2008 $29,849 $31,795 $43,829
2007 $29,984 $32,219 $43,966
2006 $29,192 $31,164 $42,244
2005 $29,873 $31,979 $42,859