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Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Georgia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Georgia metro area was $62,613 in 2016, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $9,054 higher than the median Georgia household income and $4,996 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Atlanta Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Georgia $53,559 +3.21% +8.68%
Atlanta $62,613 +2.68% +9.03%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $62,613. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $67,646 and is now $5,033 (7.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,159 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $6,454 (11.49%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2016 $57,617 $53,559 $62,613
2015 $56,480 $51,891 $60,980
2014 $54,398 $50,002 $56,942
2013 $53,838 $49,283 $57,427
2012 $53,701 $49,350 $57,106
2011 $53,879 $49,083 $56,159
2010 $55,093 $51,112 $58,545
2009 $56,180 $53,237 $62,045
2008 $58,000 $56,698 $67,646
2007 $58,736 $56,879 $66,201
2006 $57,677 $55,749 $66,130
2005 $56,832 $56,048 $66,448

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $74,498 in 2016. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $9,480 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Georgia $65,018 +4.83% +9.82%
Atlanta $74,498 +4.20% +10.36%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $74,498. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $78,918 and is now $4,420 (5.60%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,022 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $8,476 (12.84%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2016 $71,062 $65,018 $74,498
2015 $69,122 $62,024 $71,495
2014 $66,820 $59,698 $68,047
2013 $65,977 $59,205 $67,506
2012 $65,363 $59,255 $67,809
2011 $65,564 $58,679 $66,022
2010 $66,721 $60,776 $68,697
2009 $68,329 $62,841 $72,741
2008 $70,638 $67,185 $78,918
2007 $70,813 $67,606 $77,914
2006 $69,670 $66,796 $78,347
2005 $68,618 $66,052 $78,022

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $32,055 in 2016. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $3,872 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Georgia $28,183 +3.81% +9.74%
Atlanta $32,055 +4.81% +9.35%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $32,055. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $34,163 and is now $2,108 (6.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,625 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $3,430 (11.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2016 $31,128 $28,183 $32,055
2015 $30,358 $27,149 $30,585
2014 $29,288 $25,969 $29,573
2013 $29,041 $25,681 $29,315
2012 $28,558 $25,424 $28,895
2011 $28,494 $25,182 $28,625
2010 $28,687 $25,741 $28,988
2009 $29,542 $26,746 $30,629
2008 $30,755 $28,701 $33,084
2007 $30,894 $28,856 $33,343
2006 $30,078 $28,232 $32,621
2005 $30,768 $29,474 $34,163