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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $59,588 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,813 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Illinois $59,588 +3.61% +4.69%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $59,588. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $61,906 and is now $2,318 (3.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,102 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $3,486 (6.21%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2015 $55,775 $59,588
2014 $53,719 $57,510
2013 $53,166 $57,196
2012 $53,031 $56,919
2011 $53,223 $56,102
2010 $54,405 $57,586
2009 $55,478 $59,616
2008 $57,276 $61,906
2007 $58,003 $61,871
2006 $56,957 $61,136
2005 $56,122 $60,999

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $73,884 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $5,624 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Illinois $73,884 +2.79% +4.17%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Illinois is $73,884. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $75,912 and is now $2,028 (2.67%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,113 in 2011, real median family income for Illinois has now grown by $4,771 (6.90%).

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2015 $68,260 $73,884
2014 $65,986 $71,879
2013 $65,153 $70,777
2012 $64,548 $70,926
2011 $64,766 $69,113
2010 $65,888 $71,115
2009 $67,476 $73,800
2008 $69,756 $75,912
2007 $69,929 $75,174
2006 $68,801 $74,202
2005 $67,761 $74,244

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $31,867 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,888 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Illinois $31,867 +4.65% +7.40%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Illinois is $31,867. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,968 and is now $101 (0.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,382 in 2011, real per capita income for Illinois has now grown by $2,485 (8.46%).

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2015 $29,979 $31,867
2014 $28,922 $30,452
2013 $28,678 $30,380
2012 $28,202 $29,670
2011 $28,147 $29,382
2010 $28,329 $29,705
2009 $29,174 $30,899
2008 $30,371 $31,853
2007 $30,508 $31,968
2006 $29,703 $31,169
2005 $30,384 $31,928