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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria District of Columbia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria District of Columbia metro area was $90,149 in 2013, the latest figures available. Washington median household income is $22,577 higher than the median District of Columbia household income and $37,899 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including Washington median household income) will be released in September of 2015. Median family and per capita income for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Washington District of Columbia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
District of Columbia $67,572 +0.03% +3.85%
Washington $90,149 +0.71% -0.17%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Washington is $90,149. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $93,474 and is now $3,325 (3.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $89,515 in 2012, real median household income for Washington has now grown by $634 (0.71%).

Real Median Household Income: Washington, District of Columbia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2013 $52,250 $67,572 $90,149
2012 $52,117 $67,550 $89,515
2011 $52,306 $65,379 $89,776
2010 $53,469 $65,068 $90,304
2009 $54,541 $64,390 $92,494
2008 $56,290 $62,681 $92,853
2007 $57,006 $61,024 $93,474
2006 $55,978 $59,901
2005 $55,178 $56,346

Washington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Washington was $104,561 in 2013. Compared to the median District of Columbia family income, Washington median family income is $32,224 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for Washington will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for Washington District of Columbia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
District of Columbia $72,337 -13.33% -12.65%
Washington $104,561 -0.64% -3.03%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Washington is $104,561. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $111,987 and is now $7,426 (6.63%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Washington, District of Columbia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2013 $64,030 $72,337 $104,561
2012 $63,435 $83,463 $105,237
2011 $63,650 $78,304 $106,542
2010 $64,754 $82,815 $107,823
2009 $66,336 $77,334 $111,144
2008 $68,556 $72,187 $109,911
2007 $68,727 $74,905 $111,987
2006 $67,618 $70,598
2005 $66,621 $61,346

Washington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Washington was $42,897 in 2013. Compared to the median District of Columbia per capita income, Washington median per capita income is $2,580 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for Washington will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for Washington District of Columbia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
District of Columbia $45,477 -1.06% +3.22%
Washington $42,897 -0.33% -0.93%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Washington is $42,897. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $45,949 and is now $3,052 (6.64%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Washington, District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2013 $28,184 $45,477 $42,897
2012 $27,716 $45,965 $43,038
2011 $27,662 $46,170 $43,464
2010 $27,841 $44,060 $43,300
2009 $28,681 $44,307 $44,475
2008 $29,849 $45,515 $45,363
2007 $29,984 $45,365 $45,949
2006 $29,192 $42,798
2005 $29,873 $44,829