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District of Columbia Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for District of Columbia was $75,628 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, District of Columbia median household income is $19,853 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 District of Columbia household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. District of Columbia median family income and per capita income for District of Columbia are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in District of Columbia

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
District of Columbia $75,628 +5.43% +10.03%

District of Columbia Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $75,628, the median household income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2015 $55,775 $75,628
2014 $53,719 $71,731
2013 $53,166 $68,757
2012 $53,031 $68,735
2011 $53,223 $66,525
2010 $54,405 $66,208
2009 $55,478 $65,497
2008 $57,276 $63,779
2007 $58,003 $62,092
2006 $56,957 $60,949
2005 $56,122 $57,310

District of Columbia Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for District of Columbia was $94,846 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, District of Columbia median family income is $26,586 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 District of Columbia

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
District of Columbia $94,846 +12.66% +11.68%

District of Columbia Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $94,846, the median family income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2015 $68,260 $94,846
2014 $65,986 $84,191
2013 $65,153 $73,606
2012 $64,548 $84,927
2011 $64,766 $79,677
2010 $65,888 $84,266
2009 $67,476 $78,663
2008 $69,756 $73,451
2007 $69,929 $76,215
2006 $68,801 $71,832
2005 $67,761 $62,395

District of Columbia Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for District of Columbia was $50,187 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, District of Columbia per capita income is $20,208 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in District of Columbia

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
District of Columbia $50,187 +9.27% +7.30%

District of Columbia Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $50,187, the per capita income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2015 $29,979 $50,187
2014 $28,922 $45,930
2013 $28,678 $46,275
2012 $28,202 $46,771
2011 $28,147 $46,980
2010 $28,329 $44,832
2009 $29,174 $45,068
2008 $30,371 $46,312
2007 $30,508 $46,159
2006 $29,703 $43,546
2005 $30,384 $45,596