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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $63,909 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $8,134 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Colorado $63,909 +4.13% +9.06%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $63,909, the median household income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2015 $55,775 $63,909
2014 $53,719 $61,374
2013 $53,166 $59,855
2012 $53,031 $58,600
2011 $53,223 $58,371
2010 $54,405 $58,753
2009 $55,478 $61,233
2008 $57,276 $62,741
2007 $58,003 $63,115
2006 $56,957 $61,147
2005 $56,122 $61,474

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $78,384 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $10,124 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Colorado $78,384 +3.83% +6.82%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $78,384, the median family income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2015 $68,260 $78,384
2014 $65,986 $75,492
2013 $65,153 $73,307
2012 $64,548 $73,381
2011 $64,766 $72,834
2010 $65,888 $73,705
2009 $67,476 $76,160
2008 $69,756 $77,240
2007 $69,929 $77,151
2006 $68,801 $75,957
2005 $67,761 $75,817

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $33,563 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,584 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Colorado $33,563 +3.61% +7.20%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $33,563, the per capita income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2015 $29,979 $33,563
2014 $28,922 $32,394
2013 $28,678 $31,972
2012 $28,202 $31,309
2011 $28,147 $31,410
2010 $28,329 $31,225
2009 $29,174 $32,052
2008 $30,371 $33,544
2007 $30,508 $33,303
2006 $29,703 $32,622
2005 $30,384 $32,867