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Denver-Aurora-Broomfield Colorado Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield Colorado metro area was $61,453 in 2012, the latest figures available. Denver median household income is $4,688 higher than the median Colorado household income and $10,082 greater than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Denver median household income) will be released in September of 2014. Median family and per capita income for Denver-Aurora-Broomfield are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Denver Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Colorado $56,765 +0.39% -4.33%
Denver $61,453 +1.63% -2.71%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Denver is $61,453. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $65,198 and is now $3,745 (5.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,467 in 2011, real median household income for Denver has now grown by $986 (1.63%).

Real Median Household Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2012 $51,371 $56,765 $61,453
2011 $51,557 $56,544 $60,467
2010 $52,703 $56,915 $61,850
2009 $53,760 $59,336 $63,166
2008 $55,484 $60,778 $64,352
2007 $56,189 $61,141 $65,198
2006 $55,176 $59,235 $62,627
2005 $54,387 $59,574 $64,566

Denver Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Denver was $75,946 in 2012. Compared to the median Colorado family income, Denver median family income is $4,863 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Denver will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Denver Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Colorado $71,083 +0.75% -3.68%
Denver $75,946 +0.92% -5.02%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Denver is $75,946. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $80,354 and is now $4,408 (5.49%) lower. From a post peak low of $75,256 in 2011, real median family income for Denver has now grown by $690 (0.92%).

Real Median Family Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2012 $62,527 $71,083 $75,946
2011 $62,739 $70,554 $75,256
2010 $63,827 $71,400 $77,084
2009 $65,387 $73,802 $79,956
2008 $67,574 $74,824 $80,354
2007 $67,742 $74,739 $79,303
2006 $66,650 $73,583 $77,531
2005 $65,666 $73,474 $79,364

Denver Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Denver was $32,719 in 2012. Compared to the median Colorado per capita income, Denver median per capita income is $2,390 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Denver will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Denver Colorado

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Colorado $30,329 -0.32% -2.35%
Denver $32,719 +0.42% -1.39%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Denver is $32,719. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,556 and is now $1,837 (5.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $32,531 in 2010, real per capita income for Denver has now grown by $188 (0.58%).

Real Per Capita Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2012 $27,319 $30,329 $32,719
2011 $27,266 $30,427 $32,581
2010 $27,443 $30,248 $32,531
2009 $28,270 $31,060 $33,179
2008 $29,421 $32,495 $34,556
2007 $29,554 $32,262 $34,165
2006 $28,774 $31,602 $33,439
2005 $29,445 $31,851 $34,174