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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $65,685 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $8,068 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Colorado $65,685 +1.50% +8.37%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $65,685, the median household income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2016 $57,617 $65,685
2015 $56,480 $64,716
2014 $54,398 $62,150
2013 $53,838 $60,611
2012 $53,701 $59,340
2011 $53,879 $59,091
2010 $55,093 $59,496
2009 $56,180 $62,007
2008 $58,000 $63,534
2007 $58,736 $63,913
2006 $57,677 $61,919
2005 $56,832 $62,252

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $80,761 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $9,699 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Colorado $80,761 +1.75% +8.79%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $80,761, the median family income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2016 $71,062 $80,761
2015 $69,122 $79,374
2014 $66,820 $76,446
2013 $65,977 $74,233
2012 $65,363 $74,307
2011 $65,564 $73,731
2010 $66,721 $74,637
2009 $68,329 $77,123
2008 $70,638 $78,216
2007 $70,813 $78,127
2006 $69,670 $76,917
2005 $68,618 $76,776

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $34,542 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,414 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Colorado $34,542 +1.63% +6.69%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $34,542, the per capita income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2016 $31,128 $34,542
2015 $30,358 $33,987
2014 $29,288 $32,804
2013 $29,041 $32,376
2012 $28,558 $31,705
2011 $28,494 $31,797
2010 $28,687 $31,619
2009 $29,542 $32,458
2008 $30,755 $33,968
2007 $30,894 $33,724
2006 $30,078 $33,034
2005 $30,768 $33,283