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San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara California metro area was $110,040 in 2016, the latest figures available. San Jose median household income is $42,301 higher than the median California household income and $52,423 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including San Jose median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Jose California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
San Jose $110,040 +6.56% +16.67%

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

At $110,040, the median household income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $110,040
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $103,268
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $97,813
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $94,316
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $94,853
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $89,630
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $92,409
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $94,507
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $98,209
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $96,998
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $95,992
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $93,992

San Jose Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Jose was $122,172 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, San Jose median family income is $44,813 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for San Jose California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
San Jose $122,172 +3.03% +15.70%

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

At $122,172, the median family income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $122,172
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $118,577
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $109,329
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $105,593
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $105,586
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $104,473
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $104,889
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $107,886
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $115,004
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $114,200
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $110,188
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $109,063

San Jose Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Jose was $48,995 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Jose median per capita income is $15,606 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Jose California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
San Jose $48,995 +4.84% +12.65%

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

At $48,995, the per capita income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $48,995
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $46,731
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $44,199
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $43,495
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $42,378
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $41,506
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $40,926
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $41,627
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $44,982
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $44,918
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $43,569
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $44,912