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Columbus Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Indiana metro area was $59,102 in 2016, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $6,788 higher than the median Indiana household income and $1,485 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Indiana $52,314 +2.24% +6.82%
Columbus $59,102 +7.20% +9.24%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $59,102. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $62,980 and is now $3,878 (6.16%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,951 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $7,151 (13.76%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2016 $57,617 $52,314 $59,102
2015 $56,480 $51,170 $55,135
2014 $54,398 $50,129 $53,734
2013 $53,838 $48,974 $54,101
2012 $53,701 $49,105 $56,105
2011 $53,879 $49,543 $57,821
2010 $55,093 $49,112 $51,951
2009 $56,180 $50,814 $55,278
2008 $58,000 $53,471 $56,778
2007 $58,736 $54,925 $62,980
2006 $57,677 $54,038 $59,328
2005 $56,832 $54,068 $54,470

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $67,945 in 2016. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Columbus median family income is $1,913 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Indiana $66,032 +3.23% +7.83%
Columbus $67,945 -0.57% -0.06%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $67,945. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $74,097 and is now $6,152 (8.30%) lower. From a post peak low of $63,824 in 2014, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $4,121 (6.46%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2016 $71,062 $66,032 $67,945
2015 $69,122 $63,963 $68,334
2014 $66,820 $61,619 $63,824
2013 $65,977 $61,235 $67,987
2012 $65,363 $61,254 $65,367
2011 $65,564 $60,969 $68,615
2010 $66,721 $60,951 $64,689
2009 $68,329 $63,128 $66,185
2008 $70,638 $66,195 $73,621
2007 $70,813 $66,832 $71,296
2006 $69,670 $66,402 $74,097
2005 $68,618 $66,461 $67,718

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $29,588 in 2016. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $2,124 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Indiana $27,464 +2.75% +7.49%
Columbus $29,588 +3.64% +4.87%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $29,588. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $32,271 and is now $2,683 (8.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,119 in 2010, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $2,469 (9.10%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2016 $31,128 $27,464 $29,588
2015 $30,358 $26,729 $28,549
2014 $29,288 $25,487 $28,049
2013 $29,041 $25,550 $28,215
2012 $28,558 $24,982 $27,193
2011 $28,494 $25,097 $28,135
2010 $28,687 $25,106 $27,119
2009 $29,542 $25,916 $29,318
2008 $30,755 $27,447 $29,293
2007 $30,894 $27,556 $30,135
2006 $30,078 $27,119 $29,252
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $32,271