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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $61,303 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $7,646 higher. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Colorado $61,303 +2.54% +5.14%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Colorado is $61,303. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $63,042 and is now $1,739 (2.76%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,304 in 2011, real median household income for Colorado has now grown by $2,999 (5.14%).

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2014 $53,657 $61,303
2013 $53,105 $59,786
2012 $52,970 $58,532
2011 $53,162 $58,304
2010 $54,343 $58,687
2009 $55,415 $61,163
2008 $57,211 $62,669
2007 $57,936 $63,042
2006 $56,892 $61,076
2005 $56,058 $61,404

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $75,405 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $9,495 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Colorado $75,405 +2.98% +3.65%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Colorado is $75,405. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,152 and is now $1,747 (2.26%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,750 in 2011, real median family income for Colorado has now grown by $2,655 (3.65%).

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2014 $65,910 $75,405
2013 $65,078 $73,222
2012 $64,473 $73,296
2011 $64,691 $72,750
2010 $65,813 $73,622
2009 $67,399 $76,073
2008 $69,677 $77,152
2007 $69,849 $77,063
2006 $68,722 $75,870
2005 $67,684 $75,731

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $32,357 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,468 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Colorado $32,357 +1.32% +3.13%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Colorado is $32,357. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $33,506 and is now $1,149 (3.43%) lower. From a post peak low of $31,189 in 2010, real per capita income for Colorado has now grown by $1,168 (3.74%).

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2014 $28,889 $32,357
2013 $28,645 $31,935
2012 $28,169 $31,273
2011 $28,115 $31,374
2010 $28,297 $31,189
2009 $29,140 $32,016
2008 $30,337 $33,506
2007 $30,473 $33,265
2006 $29,669 $32,584
2005 $30,349 $32,830