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Columbus Georgia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Georgia metro area was $43,412 in 2016, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $10,147 lower than the median Georgia household income and $14,205 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Georgia $53,559 +3.21% +8.68%
Columbus $43,412 +3.07% +4.32%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $43,412. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $48,542 and is now $5,130 (10.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $40,239 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $3,173 (7.89%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2016 $57,617 $53,559 $43,412
2015 $56,480 $51,891 $42,117
2014 $54,398 $50,002 $43,258
2013 $53,838 $49,283 $41,616
2012 $53,701 $49,350 $44,921
2011 $53,879 $49,083 $42,220
2010 $55,093 $51,112 $40,239
2009 $56,180 $53,237 $45,121
2008 $58,000 $56,698 $42,984
2007 $58,736 $56,879 $48,542
2006 $57,677 $55,749 $47,022
2005 $56,832 $56,048 $41,114

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $56,063 in 2016. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Columbus median family income is $8,955 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Georgia $65,018 +4.83% +9.82%
Columbus $56,063 +4.26% +7.71%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $56,063. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $59,724 and is now $3,661 (6.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,936 in 2010, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $6,127 (12.27%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2016 $71,062 $65,018 $56,063
2015 $69,122 $62,024 $53,773
2014 $66,820 $59,698 $52,479
2013 $65,977 $59,205 $52,051
2012 $65,363 $59,255 $57,818
2011 $65,564 $58,679 $52,300
2010 $66,721 $60,776 $49,936
2009 $68,329 $62,841 $52,619
2008 $70,638 $67,185 $57,088
2007 $70,813 $67,606 $59,724
2006 $69,670 $66,796 $56,852
2005 $68,618 $66,052 $52,009

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $24,231 in 2016. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $3,952 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Georgia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Georgia $28,183 +3.81% +9.74%
Columbus $24,231 +3.21% +9.28%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $24,231. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $26,064 and is now $1,833 (7.03%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,174 in 2013, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $2,057 (9.28%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2016 $31,128 $28,183 $24,231
2015 $30,358 $27,149 $23,477
2014 $29,288 $25,969 $23,677
2013 $29,041 $25,681 $22,174
2012 $28,558 $25,424 $23,411
2011 $28,494 $25,182 $23,392
2010 $28,687 $25,741 $24,558
2009 $29,542 $26,746 $23,777
2008 $30,755 $28,701 $24,034
2007 $30,894 $28,856 $25,283
2006 $30,078 $28,232 $26,064
2005 $30,768 $29,474 $23,806