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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $55,137 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,766 higher. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Illinois $55,137 +1.46% -4.56%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $55,137. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $59,970 and is now $4,833 (8.06%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,346 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $791 (1.46%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2012 $51,371 $55,137
2011 $51,557 $54,346
2010 $52,703 $55,784
2009 $53,760 $57,769
2008 $55,484 $59,970
2007 $56,189 $59,936
2006 $55,176 $59,225
2005 $54,387 $59,113

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $68,705 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $6,178 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Illinois $68,705 +2.62% -3.93%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Illinois is $68,705. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $73,538 and is now $4,833 (6.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,949 in 2011, real median family income for Illinois has now grown by $1,756 (2.62%).

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2012 $62,527 $68,705
2011 $62,739 $66,949
2010 $63,827 $68,890
2009 $65,387 $71,514
2008 $67,574 $73,538
2007 $67,742 $72,823
2006 $66,650 $71,882
2005 $65,666 $71,949

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $28,741 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,422 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Illinois $28,741 +0.98% -4.01%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Illinois is $28,741. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $30,968 and is now $2,227 (7.19%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,462 in 2011, real per capita income for Illinois has now grown by $279 (0.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2012 $27,319 $28,741
2011 $27,266 $28,462
2010 $27,443 $28,776
2009 $28,270 $29,942
2008 $29,421 $30,857
2007 $29,554 $30,968
2006 $28,774 $30,194
2005 $29,445 $30,941