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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $58,823 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $6,573 higher. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Colorado $58,823 +2.14% +1.87%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Colorado is $58,823. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $62,030 and is now $3,207 (5.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,366 in 2011, real median household income for Colorado has now grown by $1,457 (2.54%).

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2013 $52,250 $58,823
2012 $52,117 $57,589
2011 $52,306 $57,366
2010 $53,469 $57,742
2009 $54,541 $60,198
2008 $56,290 $61,661
2007 $57,006 $62,030
2006 $55,978 $60,096
2005 $55,178 $60,440

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $72,043 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $8,013 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Colorado $72,043 -0.10% -0.54%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Colorado is $72,043. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $75,911 and is now $3,868 (5.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $71,579 in 2011, real median family income for Colorado has now grown by $464 (0.65%).

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2013 $64,030 $72,043
2012 $63,435 $72,115
2011 $63,650 $71,579
2010 $64,754 $72,437
2009 $66,336 $74,874
2008 $68,556 $75,911
2007 $68,727 $75,825
2006 $67,618 $74,652
2005 $66,621 $74,542

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $31,421 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,237 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Colorado $31,421 +2.12% +2.39%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Colorado is $31,421. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $32,967 and is now $1,546 (4.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,687 in 2010, real per capita income for Colorado has now grown by $734 (2.39%).

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2013 $28,184 $31,421
2012 $27,716 $30,770
2011 $27,662 $30,869
2010 $27,841 $30,687
2009 $28,681 $31,511
2008 $29,849 $32,967
2007 $29,984 $32,730
2006 $29,192 $32,061
2005 $29,873 $32,314