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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 $74,922 in 2012, the latest figures available. San Francisco median household income is $16,594 higher than the median California household income and $23,551 greater than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including San Francisco median household income) will be released in September of 2014. 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

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
California $58,328 -0.27% -7.54%
San Francisco $74,922 +1.96% -5.20%

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

The current median household income for San francisco is $74,922. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $81,952 and is now $7,030 (8.58%) lower. From a post peak low of $73,479 in 2011, real median household income for San francisco has now grown by $1,443 (1.96%).

Real Median Household Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2012 $51,371 $58,328 $74,922
2011 $51,557 $58,484 $73,479
2010 $52,703 $60,772 $76,904
2009 $53,760 $63,084 $79,028
2008 $55,484 $65,074 $81,952
2007 $56,189 $66,386 $81,483
2006 $55,176 $64,508 $80,244
2005 $54,387 $63,075 $76,899

San Francisco Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Francisco was $91,037 in 2012. Compared to the median California family income, San Francisco median family income is $24,822 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for San Francisco California

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
California $66,215 -0.94% -7.73%
San Francisco $91,037 +0.95% -6.27%

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

The current median family income for San francisco is $91,037. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $100,495 and is now $9,458 (9.41%) lower. From a post peak low of $90,177 in 2011, real median family income for San francisco has now grown by $860 (0.95%).

Real Median Family Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2012 $62,527 $66,215 $91,037
2011 $62,739 $66,844 $90,177
2010 $63,827 $68,958 $92,375
2009 $65,387 $71,763 $97,129
2008 $67,574 $74,680 $100,495
2007 $67,742 $74,731 $97,296
2006 $66,650 $73,525 $96,169
2005 $65,666 $72,305 $93,710

San Francisco Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Francisco was $40,522 in 2012. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Francisco median per capita income is $12,181 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco California

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
California $28,341 -0.35% -5.06%
San Francisco $40,522 +1.41% -1.55%

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

The current per capita income for San francisco is $40,522. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $43,337 and is now $2,815 (6.50%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,694 in 2010, real per capita income for San francisco has now grown by $828 (2.09%).

Real Per Capita Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2012 $27,319 $28,341 $40,522
2011 $27,266 $28,441 $39,957
2010 $27,443 $28,805 $39,694
2009 $28,270 $29,850 $41,158
2008 $29,421 $31,340 $43,201
2007 $29,554 $31,758 $43,337
2006 $28,774 $30,718 $41,639
2005 $29,445 $31,521 $42,245