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Indianapolis-Carmel Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Indianapolis-Carmel Indiana metro area was $56,750 in 2016, the latest figures available. Indianapolis median household income is $4,436 higher than the median Indiana household income and $867 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Indianapolis median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Indianapolis-Carmel are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Indiana $52,314 +2.24% +6.82%
Indianapolis $56,750 +3.17% +7.81%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Indianapolis is $56,750. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,469 and is now $4,719 (7.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,640 in 2013, real median household income for Indianapolis has now grown by $4,110 (7.81%).

Real Median Household Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2016 $57,617 $52,314 $56,750
2015 $56,480 $51,170 $55,008
2014 $54,398 $50,129 $52,990
2013 $53,838 $48,974 $52,640
2012 $53,701 $49,105 $54,158
2011 $53,879 $49,543 $54,225
2010 $55,093 $49,112 $53,795
2009 $56,180 $50,814 $56,391
2008 $58,000 $53,471 $59,831
2007 $58,736 $54,925 $61,469
2006 $57,677 $54,038 $60,522
2005 $56,832 $54,068 $61,313

Indianapolis Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Indianapolis was $73,164 in 2016. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Indianapolis median family income is $7,132 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Indianapolis will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Indiana $66,032 +3.23% +7.83%
Indianapolis $73,164 +1.33% +11.14%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Indianapolis is $73,164. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $76,523 and is now $3,359 (4.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,831 in 2013, real median family income for Indianapolis has now grown by $7,333 (11.14%).

Real Median Family Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2016 $71,062 $66,032 $73,164
2015 $69,122 $63,963 $72,204
2014 $66,820 $61,619 $67,200
2013 $65,977 $61,235 $65,831
2012 $65,363 $61,254 $69,271
2011 $65,564 $60,969 $65,908
2010 $66,721 $60,951 $67,469
2009 $68,329 $63,128 $70,247
2008 $70,638 $66,195 $76,523
2007 $70,813 $66,832 $75,936
2006 $69,670 $66,402 $73,850
2005 $68,618 $66,461 $74,211

Indianapolis Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Indianapolis was $31,186 in 2016. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Indianapolis median per capita income is $3,722 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Indianapolis will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Indiana $27,464 +2.75% +7.49%
Indianapolis $31,186 +3.54% +9.43%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Indianapolis is $31,186. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,045 and is now $859 (2.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,979 in 2014, real per capita income for Indianapolis has now grown by $3,207 (11.46%).

Real Per Capita Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2016 $31,128 $27,464 $31,186
2015 $30,358 $26,729 $30,121
2014 $29,288 $25,487 $27,979
2013 $29,041 $25,550 $28,498
2012 $28,558 $24,982 $28,335
2011 $28,494 $25,097 $28,493
2010 $28,687 $25,106 $28,560
2009 $29,542 $25,916 $29,754
2008 $30,755 $27,447 $31,810
2007 $30,894 $27,556 $32,045
2006 $30,078 $27,119 $31,474
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $31,424