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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 $54,628 in 2012, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $7,419 higher than the median Georgia household income and $3,257 greater than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2014. 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

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Georgia $47,209 +0.51% -7.33%
Atlanta $54,628 +1.65% -7.99%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $54,628. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $64,712 and is now $10,084 (15.58%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,739 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $889 (1.65%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2012 $51,371 $47,209 $54,628
2011 $51,557 $46,968 $53,739
2010 $52,703 $48,895 $56,006
2009 $53,760 $50,944 $59,373
2008 $55,484 $54,239 $64,712
2007 $56,189 $54,413 $63,330
2006 $55,176 $53,332 $63,263
2005 $54,387 $53,637 $63,589

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $64,867 in 2012. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $8,183 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Georgia $56,684 +0.95% -5.74%
Atlanta $64,867 +2.68% -6.81%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $64,867. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $75,495 and is now $10,628 (14.08%) lower. From a post peak low of $63,177 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $1,690 (2.68%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2012 $62,527 $56,684 $64,867
2011 $62,739 $56,150 $63,177
2010 $63,827 $58,140 $65,717
2009 $65,387 $60,135 $69,609
2008 $67,574 $64,271 $75,495
2007 $67,742 $64,675 $74,535
2006 $66,650 $63,901 $74,950
2005 $65,666 $63,211 $74,666

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $27,641 in 2012. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $3,320 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Georgia $24,321 +0.93% -4.97%
Atlanta $27,641 +0.91% -5.69%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $27,641. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $32,693 and is now $5,052 (15.45%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,392 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $249 (0.91%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2012 $27,319 $24,321 $27,641
2011 $27,266 $24,097 $27,392
2010 $27,443 $24,624 $27,731
2009 $28,270 $25,594 $29,310
2008 $29,421 $27,456 $31,649
2007 $29,554 $27,605 $31,897
2006 $28,774 $27,008 $31,207
2005 $29,445 $28,206 $32,693