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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 $55,733 in 2013, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $7,904 higher than the median Georgia household income and $3,483 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2015. 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

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Georgia $47,829 -0.14% -3.58%
Atlanta $55,733 +0.56% -1.91%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $55,733. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $65,652 and is now $9,919 (15.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,519 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $1,214 (2.23%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2013 $52,250 $47,829 $55,733
2012 $52,117 $47,895 $55,421
2011 $52,306 $47,650 $54,519
2010 $53,469 $49,605 $56,819
2009 $54,541 $51,684 $60,235
2008 $56,290 $55,027 $65,652
2007 $57,006 $55,204 $64,251
2006 $55,978 $54,107 $64,182
2005 $55,178 $54,416 $64,514

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $65,514 in 2013. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $8,056 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Georgia $57,458 -0.09% -2.59%
Atlanta $65,514 -0.45% -1.74%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $65,514. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $76,591 and is now $11,077 (14.46%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,095 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $1,419 (2.21%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2013 $64,030 $57,458 $65,514
2012 $63,435 $57,507 $65,809
2011 $63,650 $56,966 $64,095
2010 $64,754 $58,985 $66,672
2009 $66,336 $61,008 $70,620
2008 $68,556 $65,204 $76,591
2007 $68,727 $65,615 $75,618
2006 $67,618 $64,829 $76,039
2005 $66,621 $64,129 $75,752

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $28,450 in 2013. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $3,527 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Georgia $24,923 +1.01% -0.24%
Atlanta $28,450 +1.45% +1.12%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $28,450. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,168 and is now $4,718 (14.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,789 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $661 (2.38%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2013 $28,184 $24,923 $28,450
2012 $27,716 $24,674 $28,042
2011 $27,662 $24,447 $27,789
2010 $27,841 $24,982 $28,134
2009 $28,681 $25,966 $29,735
2008 $29,849 $27,855 $32,109
2007 $29,984 $28,006 $32,361
2006 $29,192 $27,400 $31,660
2005 $29,873 $28,616 $33,168