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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 $88,518 in 2015, the latest figures available. San Francisco median household income is $24,018 higher than the median California household income and $32,743 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including San Francisco median household income) will be released in September of 2017. 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

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
California $64,500 +4.02% +7.12%
San Francisco $88,518 +6.24% +14.45%

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

At $88,518, the median household income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2015 $55,775 $64,500 $88,518
2014 $53,719 $62,005 $83,318
2013 $53,166 $61,246 $81,021
2012 $53,031 $60,213 $77,344
2011 $53,223 $60,374 $75,853
2010 $54,405 $62,734 $79,388
2009 $55,478 $65,100 $81,554
2008 $57,276 $67,175 $84,598
2007 $58,003 $68,529 $84,113
2006 $56,957 $66,589 $82,833
2005 $56,122 $65,087 $79,351

San Francisco Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Francisco was $103,237 in 2015. Compared to the median California family income, San Francisco median family income is $29,656 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for San Francisco California

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
California $73,581 +3.49% +7.65%
San Francisco $103,237 +2.27% +9.85%

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

The current median family income for San francisco is $103,237. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $103,740 and is now $503 (0.48%) lower. From a post peak low of $93,091 in 2011, real median family income for San francisco has now grown by $10,146 (10.90%).

Real Median Family Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2015 $68,260 $73,581 $103,237
2014 $65,986 $71,097 $100,944
2013 $65,153 $69,419 $97,987
2012 $64,548 $68,355 $93,980
2011 $64,766 $69,004 $93,091
2010 $65,888 $71,184 $95,358
2009 $67,476 $74,056 $100,233
2008 $69,756 $77,091 $103,740
2007 $69,929 $77,143 $100,437
2006 $68,801 $75,897 $99,272
2005 $67,761 $74,611 $96,700

San Francisco Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Francisco was $46,511 in 2015. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Francisco median per capita income is $14,924 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco California

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
California $31,587 +3.65% +7.96%
San Francisco $46,511 +5.77% +11.19%

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

At $46,511, the per capita income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2015 $29,979 $31,587 $46,511
2014 $28,922 $30,476 $43,975
2013 $28,678 $30,031 $43,444
2012 $28,202 $29,257 $41,832
2011 $28,147 $29,360 $41,248
2010 $28,329 $29,735 $40,976
2009 $29,174 $30,804 $42,473
2008 $30,371 $32,352 $44,596
2007 $30,508 $32,783 $44,735
2006 $29,703 $31,709 $42,983
2005 $30,384 $32,526 $43,592