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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $56,765 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $5,394 higher. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Colorado $56,765 +0.39% -4.33%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Colorado is $56,765. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,141 and is now $4,376 (7.16%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,544 in 2011, real median household income for Colorado has now grown by $221 (0.39%).

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2012 $51,371 $56,765
2011 $51,557 $56,544
2010 $52,703 $56,915
2009 $53,760 $59,336
2008 $55,484 $60,778
2007 $56,189 $61,141
2006 $55,176 $59,235
2005 $54,387 $59,574

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $71,083 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $8,556 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Colorado $71,083 +0.75% -3.68%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Colorado is $71,083. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $74,824 and is now $3,741 (5.00%) lower. From a post peak low of $70,554 in 2011, real median family income for Colorado has now grown by $529 (0.75%).

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2012 $62,527 $71,083
2011 $62,739 $70,554
2010 $63,827 $71,400
2009 $65,387 $73,802
2008 $67,574 $74,824
2007 $67,742 $74,739
2006 $66,650 $73,583
2005 $65,666 $73,474

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $30,329 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,010 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Colorado $30,329 -0.32% -2.35%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Colorado is $30,329. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $32,495 and is now $2,166 (6.67%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,248 in 2010, real per capita income for Colorado has now grown by $81 (0.27%).

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2012 $27,319 $30,329
2011 $27,266 $30,427
2010 $27,443 $30,248
2009 $28,270 $31,060
2008 $29,421 $32,495
2007 $29,554 $32,262
2006 $28,774 $31,602
2005 $29,445 $31,851