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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 $60,219 in 2015, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $8,975 higher than the median Georgia household income and $4,444 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2017. 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

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Georgia $51,244 +3.78% +5.15%
Atlanta $60,219 +7.09% +6.78%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $60,219. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $66,802 and is now $6,583 (9.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,475 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $4,744 (8.55%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2015 $55,775 $51,244 $60,219
2014 $53,719 $49,378 $56,231
2013 $53,166 $48,668 $56,711
2012 $53,031 $48,735 $56,394
2011 $53,223 $48,486 $55,475
2010 $54,405 $50,474 $57,814
2009 $55,478 $52,572 $61,270
2008 $57,276 $55,990 $66,802
2007 $58,003 $56,169 $65,375
2006 $56,957 $55,054 $65,305
2005 $56,122 $55,348 $65,618

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $70,603 in 2015. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $9,353 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Georgia $61,250 +3.90% +4.67%
Atlanta $70,603 +5.07% +5.43%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $70,603. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,932 and is now $7,329 (9.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,218 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $5,385 (8.26%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2015 $68,260 $61,250 $70,603
2014 $65,986 $58,953 $67,198
2013 $65,153 $58,466 $66,663
2012 $64,548 $58,516 $66,964
2011 $64,766 $57,965 $65,218
2010 $65,888 $60,018 $67,839
2009 $67,476 $62,057 $71,833
2008 $69,756 $66,346 $77,932
2007 $69,929 $66,762 $76,941
2006 $68,801 $65,963 $77,369
2005 $67,761 $65,227 $77,048

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $30,203 in 2015. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $3,393 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Georgia $26,810 +4.54% +6.78%
Atlanta $30,203 +3.42% +5.85%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $30,203. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,736 and is now $3,533 (10.47%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,277 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $1,926 (6.81%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2015 $29,979 $26,810 $30,203
2014 $28,922 $25,645 $29,204
2013 $28,678 $25,360 $28,949
2012 $28,202 $25,107 $28,534
2011 $28,147 $24,876 $28,277
2010 $28,329 $25,420 $28,627
2009 $29,174 $26,412 $30,246
2008 $30,371 $28,342 $32,671
2007 $30,508 $28,496 $32,927
2006 $29,703 $27,879 $32,214
2005 $30,384 $29,106 $33,736