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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 $71,926 in 2016, the latest figures available. Denver median household income is $6,241 higher than the median Colorado household income and $14,309 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Denver median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Denver-Aurora-Broomfield are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Denver Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Colorado $65,685 +1.50% +8.37%
Denver $71,926 +1.06% +11.22%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $71,926, the median household income for Denver was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2016 $57,617 $65,685 $71,926
2015 $56,480 $64,716 $71,171
2014 $54,398 $62,150 $67,793
2013 $53,838 $60,611 $64,668
2012 $53,701 $59,340 $64,240
2011 $53,879 $59,091 $63,191
2010 $55,093 $59,496 $64,655
2009 $56,180 $62,007 $66,008
2008 $58,000 $63,534 $67,269
2007 $58,736 $63,913 $68,153
2006 $57,677 $61,919 $65,465
2005 $56,832 $62,252 $67,468

Denver Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Denver was $87,273 in 2016. Compared to the median Colorado family income, Denver median family income is $6,512 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Denver will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Denver Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Colorado $80,761 +1.75% +8.79%
Denver $87,273 +0.98% +8.48%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $87,273, the median family income for Denver was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2016 $71,062 $80,761 $87,273
2015 $69,122 $79,374 $86,422
2014 $66,820 $76,446 $82,452
2013 $65,977 $74,233 $80,448
2012 $65,363 $74,307 $79,391
2011 $65,564 $73,731 $78,645
2010 $66,721 $74,637 $80,579
2009 $68,329 $77,123 $83,554
2008 $70,638 $78,216 $83,998
2007 $70,813 $78,127 $82,898
2006 $69,670 $76,917 $81,044
2005 $68,618 $76,776 $82,931

Denver Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Denver was $38,106 in 2016. Compared to the median Colorado per capita income, Denver median per capita income is $3,564 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Denver will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Denver Colorado

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Colorado $34,542 +1.63% +6.69%
Denver $38,106 +2.44% +9.95%

Trends in Denver, CO Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $38,106, the per capita income for Denver was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Denver, Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Denver

Date US Colorado Denver
2016 $31,128 $34,542 $38,106
2015 $30,358 $33,987 $37,197
2014 $29,288 $32,804 $35,743
2013 $29,041 $32,376 $34,659
2012 $28,558 $31,705 $34,203
2011 $28,494 $31,797 $34,048
2010 $28,687 $31,619 $34,006
2009 $29,542 $32,458 $34,673
2008 $30,755 $33,968 $36,123
2007 $30,894 $33,724 $35,714
2006 $30,078 $33,034 $34,954
2005 $30,768 $33,283 $35,710