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Iowa Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Iowa was $56,247 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Iowa median household income is $1,370 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Iowa household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Iowa median family income and per capita income for Iowa are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Iowa $56,247 +1.48% +4.52%

Iowa Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $56,247, the median household income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2016 $57,617 $56,247
2015 $56,480 $55,428
2014 $54,398 $54,454
2013 $53,838 $53,817
2012 $53,701 $53,268
2011 $53,879 $52,732
2010 $55,093 $52,797
2009 $56,180 $53,744
2008 $58,000 $54,601
2007 $58,736 $54,745
2006 $57,677 $52,963
2005 $56,832 $53,596

Iowa Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Iowa was $72,351 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Iowa median family income is $1,289 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Iowa $72,351 +2.98% +5.30%

Iowa Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $72,351, the median family income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2016 $71,062 $72,351
2015 $69,122 $70,259
2014 $66,820 $68,707
2013 $65,977 $68,711
2012 $65,363 $67,030
2011 $65,564 $67,022
2010 $66,721 $67,060
2009 $68,329 $68,412
2008 $70,638 $68,740
2007 $70,813 $68,977
2006 $69,670 $66,348
2005 $68,618 $67,560

Iowa Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Iowa was $30,047 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Iowa per capita income is $1,081 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Iowa $30,047 +3.65% +5.12%

Iowa Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $30,047, the per capita income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2016 $31,128 $30,047
2015 $30,358 $28,990
2014 $29,288 $28,753
2013 $29,041 $28,583
2012 $28,558 $27,635
2011 $28,494 $27,383
2010 $28,687 $27,392
2009 $29,542 $28,319
2008 $30,755 $28,389
2007 $30,894 $28,437
2006 $30,078 $27,516
2005 $30,768 $28,685