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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $56,210 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,960 higher. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Illinois $56,210 +0.49% -0.68%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $56,210. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $60,841 and is now $4,631 (7.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,136 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $1,074 (1.95%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2013 $52,250 $56,210
2012 $52,117 $55,938
2011 $52,306 $55,136
2010 $53,469 $56,595
2009 $54,541 $58,608
2008 $56,290 $60,841
2007 $57,006 $60,807
2006 $55,978 $60,085
2005 $55,178 $59,972

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $69,557 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $5,527 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Illinois $69,557 -0.21% -0.48%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Illinois is $69,557. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $74,606 and is now $5,049 (6.77%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,922 in 2011, real median family income for Illinois has now grown by $1,635 (2.41%).

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2013 $64,030 $69,557
2012 $63,435 $69,703
2011 $63,650 $67,922
2010 $64,754 $69,891
2009 $66,336 $72,553
2008 $68,556 $74,606
2007 $68,727 $73,881
2006 $67,618 $72,927
2005 $66,621 $72,995

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $29,856 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,672 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Illinois $29,856 +2.39% +2.27%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Illinois is $29,856. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,418 and is now $1,562 (4.97%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,876 in 2011, real per capita income for Illinois has now grown by $980 (3.39%).

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2013 $28,184 $29,856
2012 $27,716 $29,158
2011 $27,662 $28,876
2010 $27,841 $29,194
2009 $28,681 $30,377
2008 $29,849 $31,305
2007 $29,984 $31,418
2006 $29,192 $30,633
2005 $29,873 $31,391