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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $57,444 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,787 higher. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Illinois $57,444 +0.55% +2.51%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $57,444. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $61,836 and is now $4,392 (7.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,037 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $1,407 (2.51%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2014 $53,657 $57,444
2013 $53,105 $57,130
2012 $52,970 $56,853
2011 $53,162 $56,037
2010 $54,343 $57,520
2009 $55,415 $59,547
2008 $57,211 $61,836
2007 $57,936 $61,800
2006 $56,892 $61,066
2005 $56,058 $60,929

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $71,796 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $5,886 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Illinois $71,796 +1.56% +4.00%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Illinois is $71,796. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $75,826 and is now $4,030 (5.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,033 in 2011, real median family income for Illinois has now grown by $2,763 (4.00%).

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2014 $65,910 $71,796
2013 $65,078 $70,695
2012 $64,473 $70,844
2011 $64,691 $69,033
2010 $65,813 $71,034
2009 $67,399 $73,715
2008 $69,677 $75,826
2007 $69,849 $75,087
2006 $68,722 $74,117
2005 $67,684 $74,160

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $30,417 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,528 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Illinois $30,417 +0.24% +3.64%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Illinois is $30,417. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,931 and is now $1,514 (4.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,348 in 2011, real per capita income for Illinois has now grown by $1,069 (3.64%).

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2014 $28,889 $30,417
2013 $28,645 $30,345
2012 $28,169 $29,636
2011 $28,115 $29,348
2010 $28,297 $29,671
2009 $29,140 $30,864
2008 $30,337 $31,817
2007 $30,473 $31,931
2006 $29,669 $31,133
2005 $30,349 $31,891