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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 $91,193 in 2014, the latest figures available. Washington median household income is $19,545 higher than the median District of Columbia household income and $37,536 greater than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Washington median household income) will be released in September of 2016. 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

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
District of Columbia $71,648 +4.32% +7.83%
Washington $91,193 -0.47% -0.06%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Washington is $91,193. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $94,999 and is now $3,806 (4.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $90,979 in 2012, real median household income for Washington has now grown by $214 (0.24%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2014 $53,657 $71,648 $91,193
2013 $53,105 $68,678 $91,624
2012 $52,970 $68,656 $90,979
2011 $53,162 $66,448 $91,245
2010 $54,343 $66,132 $91,780
2009 $55,415 $65,422 $93,976
2008 $57,211 $63,706 $94,372
2007 $57,936 $62,020 $94,999
2006 $56,892 $60,879
2005 $56,058 $57,245

Washington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Washington was $105,854 in 2014. Compared to the median District of Columbia family income, Washington median family income is $21,760 higher. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Washington will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Washington District of Columbia

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
District of Columbia $84,094 +14.38% +5.67%
Washington $105,854 -0.39% -2.24%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Washington is $105,854. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $113,814 and is now $7,960 (6.99%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2014 $65,910 $84,094 $105,854
2013 $65,078 $73,521 $106,272
2012 $64,473 $84,829 $106,959
2011 $64,691 $79,584 $108,284
2010 $65,813 $84,170 $109,586
2009 $67,399 $78,572 $112,924
2008 $69,677 $73,367 $111,708
2007 $69,849 $76,127 $113,814
2006 $68,722 $71,750
2005 $67,684 $62,324

Washington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Washington was $43,371 in 2014. Compared to the median District of Columbia per capita income, Washington median per capita income is $2,506 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Washington will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Washington District of Columbia

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
District of Columbia $45,877 -0.74% -2.24%
Washington $43,371 -0.52% -1.82%

Trends in Washington, DC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Washington is $43,371. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $46,699 and is now $3,328 (7.13%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Washington

Date US District of Columbia Washington
2014 $28,889 $45,877 $43,371
2013 $28,645 $46,221 $43,599
2012 $28,169 $46,717 $43,742
2011 $28,115 $46,926 $44,175
2010 $28,297 $44,781 $44,008
2009 $29,140 $45,016 $45,187
2008 $30,337 $46,259 $46,105
2007 $30,473 $46,106 $46,699
2006 $29,669 $43,496
2005 $30,349 $45,544