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Wichita Kansas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wichita Kansas metro area was $51,591 in 2015, the latest figures available. Wichita median household income is $2,315 lower than the median Kansas household income and $4,184 less than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Wichita median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Wichita are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wichita Kansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Kansas $53,906 +2.55% +3.94%
Wichita $51,591 -1.34% +3.02%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wichita is $51,591. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $54,852 and is now $3,261 (5.95%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,077 in 2012, real median household income for Wichita has now grown by $1,514 (3.02%).

Real Median Household Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2015 $55,775 $53,906 $51,591
2014 $53,719 $52,565 $52,291
2013 $53,166 $51,866 $50,344
2012 $53,031 $51,865 $50,077
2011 $53,223 $51,602 $52,482
2010 $54,405 $52,460 $50,149
2009 $55,478 $52,823 $53,248
2008 $57,276 $55,237 $54,852
2007 $58,003 $54,243 $54,189
2006 $56,957 $53,462 $53,133
2005 $56,122 $52,090 $52,502

Wichita Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wichita was $65,908 in 2015. Compared to the median Kansas family income, Wichita median family income is $3,493 lower. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Wichita will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Wichita Kansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Kansas $69,401 +4.36% +6.79%
Wichita $65,908 +1.51% +7.87%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wichita is $65,908. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $70,198 and is now $4,290 (6.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,101 in 2012, real median family income for Wichita has now grown by $4,807 (7.87%).

Real Median Family Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2015 $68,260 $69,401 $65,908
2014 $65,986 $66,502 $64,926
2013 $65,153 $66,109 $64,472
2012 $64,548 $64,990 $61,101
2011 $64,766 $65,285 $66,783
2010 $65,888 $66,327 $64,630
2009 $67,476 $67,379 $66,047
2008 $69,756 $68,761 $68,261
2007 $69,929 $69,171 $70,198
2006 $68,801 $66,839 $65,918
2005 $67,761 $65,535 $64,499

Wichita Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wichita was $26,511 in 2015. Compared to the median Kansas per capita income, Wichita median per capita income is $2,341 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Wichita will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wichita Kansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Kansas $28,852 +3.40% +5.91%
Wichita $26,511 +0.13% +2.88%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wichita is $26,511. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $28,934 and is now $2,423 (8.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,406 in 2011, real per capita income for Wichita has now grown by $1,105 (4.35%).

Real Per Capita Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2015 $29,979 $28,852 $26,511
2014 $28,922 $27,902 $26,476
2013 $28,678 $27,652 $25,917
2012 $28,202 $27,243 $25,770
2011 $28,147 $26,809 $25,406
2010 $28,329 $27,081 $25,757
2009 $29,174 $27,947 $27,328
2008 $30,371 $29,135 $28,934
2007 $30,508 $28,804 $28,638
2006 $29,703 $27,999 $27,554
2005 $30,384 $28,323 $27,699