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Iowa Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Iowa was $54,736 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Iowa median household income is $1,039 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Iowa household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Iowa median family income and per capita income for Iowa are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Iowa

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Iowa $54,736 +1.79% +4.05%

Iowa Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $54,736, the median household income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2015 $55,775 $54,736
2014 $53,719 $53,774
2013 $53,166 $53,145
2012 $53,031 $52,604
2011 $53,223 $52,090
2010 $54,405 $52,138
2009 $55,478 $53,074
2008 $57,276 $53,920
2007 $58,003 $54,061
2006 $56,957 $52,302
2005 $56,122 $52,926

Iowa Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Iowa was $69,382 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Iowa median family income is $1,122 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Iowa

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Iowa $69,382 +2.26% +4.81%

Iowa Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $69,382, the median family income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2015 $68,260 $69,382
2014 $65,986 $67,849
2013 $65,153 $67,854
2012 $64,548 $66,195
2011 $64,766 $66,206
2010 $65,888 $66,223
2009 $67,476 $67,558
2008 $69,756 $67,882
2007 $69,929 $68,116
2006 $68,801 $65,520
2005 $67,761 $66,716

Iowa Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Iowa was $28,628 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Iowa per capita income is $1,351 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Iowa

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Iowa $28,628 +0.82% +4.90%

Iowa Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $28,628, the per capita income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2015 $29,979 $28,628
2014 $28,922 $28,394
2013 $28,678 $28,227
2012 $28,202 $27,290
2011 $28,147 $27,050
2010 $28,329 $27,050
2009 $29,174 $27,965
2008 $30,371 $28,034
2007 $30,508 $28,082
2006 $29,703 $27,173
2005 $30,384 $28,327