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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $60,960 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,343 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Illinois $60,960 +1.03% +5.25%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $60,960. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $62,689 and is now $1,729 (2.76%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,794 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $4,166 (7.34%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2016 $57,617 $60,960
2015 $56,480 $60,341
2014 $54,398 $58,237
2013 $53,838 $57,919
2012 $53,701 $57,638
2011 $53,879 $56,794
2010 $55,093 $58,314
2009 $56,180 $60,369
2008 $58,000 $62,689
2007 $58,736 $62,653
2006 $57,677 $61,909
2005 $56,832 $61,770

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $76,950 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $5,888 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Illinois $76,950 +2.85% +7.36%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $76,950, the median family income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2016 $71,062 $76,950
2015 $69,122 $74,817
2014 $66,820 $72,787
2013 $65,977 $71,672
2012 $65,363 $71,821
2011 $65,564 $69,964
2010 $66,721 $72,014
2009 $68,329 $74,732
2008 $70,638 $76,872
2007 $70,813 $76,124
2006 $69,670 $75,140
2005 $68,618 $75,183

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $32,849 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,721 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Illinois $32,849 +1.79% +6.78%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $32,849, the per capita income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2016 $31,128 $32,849
2015 $30,358 $32,270
2014 $29,288 $30,837
2013 $29,041 $30,764
2012 $28,558 $30,045
2011 $28,494 $29,744
2010 $28,687 $30,080
2009 $29,542 $31,290
2008 $30,755 $32,256
2007 $30,894 $32,372
2006 $30,078 $31,563
2005 $30,768 $32,331