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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 $96,677 in 2016, the latest figures available. San Francisco median household income is $28,938 higher than the median California household income and $39,060 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including San Francisco median household income) will be released in September of 2018. 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

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
San Francisco $96,677 +7.86% +17.83%

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

At $96,677, the median household income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $96,677
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $89,636
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $84,371
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $82,045
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $78,320
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $76,788
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $80,391
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $82,584
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $85,667
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $85,176
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $83,880
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $80,355

San Francisco Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Francisco was $112,511 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, San Francisco median family income is $35,152 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for San Francisco California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
San Francisco $112,511 +7.62% +13.39%

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

At $112,511, the median family income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $112,511
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $104,541
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $102,219
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $99,226
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $95,166
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $94,239
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $96,563
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $101,500
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $105,051
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $101,707
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $100,527
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $97,922

San Francisco Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Francisco was $49,579 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Francisco median per capita income is $16,190 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
San Francisco $49,579 +5.27% +12.70%

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

At $49,579, the per capita income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $49,579
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $47,099
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $44,531
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $43,993
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $42,360
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $41,756
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $41,494
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $43,010
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $45,160
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $45,301
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $43,526
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $44,143