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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 $56,166 in 2014, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $6,845 higher than the median Georgia household income and $2,509 greater than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2016. 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

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Georgia $49,321 +1.46% +1.84%
Atlanta $56,166 -0.85% +1.36%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $56,166. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $66,726 and is now $10,560 (15.83%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,411 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $755 (1.36%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2014 $53,657 $49,321 $56,166
2013 $53,105 $48,612 $56,645
2012 $52,970 $48,678 $56,328
2011 $53,162 $48,430 $55,411
2010 $54,343 $50,417 $57,748
2009 $55,415 $52,512 $61,200
2008 $57,211 $55,927 $66,726
2007 $57,936 $56,104 $65,299
2006 $56,892 $54,991 $65,230
2005 $56,058 $55,285 $65,543

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $67,120 in 2014. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $8,235 higher. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Georgia $58,885 +0.83% +1.70%
Atlanta $67,120 +0.80% +3.03%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $67,120. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,844 and is now $10,724 (13.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,143 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $1,977 (3.03%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2014 $65,910 $58,885 $67,120
2013 $65,078 $58,398 $66,586
2012 $64,473 $58,448 $66,886
2011 $64,691 $57,898 $65,143
2010 $65,813 $59,949 $67,762
2009 $67,399 $61,986 $71,751
2008 $69,677 $66,270 $77,844
2007 $69,849 $66,686 $76,852
2006 $68,722 $65,887 $77,280
2005 $67,684 $65,153 $76,960

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $29,170 in 2014. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $3,555 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Georgia $25,615 +1.12% +3.09%
Atlanta $29,170 +0.88% +3.28%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $29,170. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,698 and is now $4,528 (13.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,244 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $926 (3.28%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2014 $28,889 $25,615 $29,170
2013 $28,645 $25,331 $28,916
2012 $28,169 $25,078 $28,501
2011 $28,115 $24,847 $28,244
2010 $28,297 $25,391 $28,594
2009 $29,140 $26,382 $30,212
2008 $30,337 $28,310 $32,634
2007 $30,473 $28,463 $32,889
2006 $29,669 $27,848 $32,177
2005 $30,349 $29,073 $33,698