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San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles California metro area was $70,564 in 2016, the latest figures available. San Luis Obispo median household income is $2,825 higher than the median California household income and $12,947 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including San Luis Obispo median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Luis Obispo California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
San Luis Obispo $70,564 +11.23% +17.75%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $70,564, the median household income for San luis obispo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: San Luis Obispo, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $70,564
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $63,439
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $64,351
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $59,926
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $62,997
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $57,819
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $59,421
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $63,384
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $67,481
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $65,927
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $59,769
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $61,107

San Luis Obispo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Luis Obispo was $82,368 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, San Luis Obispo median family income is $5,009 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for San Luis Obispo California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
San Luis Obispo $82,368 +6.37% +7.46%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for San luis obispo is $82,368. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $83,450 and is now $1,082 (1.30%) lower. From a post peak low of $73,476 in 2010, real median family income for San luis obispo has now grown by $8,892 (12.10%).

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Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $82,368
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $77,433
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $81,801
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $76,651
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $76,538
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $78,982
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $73,476
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $76,852
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $80,628
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $83,450
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $75,979
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $74,639

San Luis Obispo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Luis Obispo was $34,444 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Luis Obispo median per capita income is $1,055 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
San Luis Obispo $34,444 +2.14% +12.10%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for San luis obispo is $34,444. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $34,530 and is now $86 (0.25%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,576 in 2011, real per capita income for San luis obispo has now grown by $4,868 (16.46%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $34,444
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $33,722
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $32,184
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $30,726
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $31,366
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $29,576
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $31,078
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $31,606
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $33,017
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $34,530
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $32,743
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $32,832