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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 $48,509 in 2012, the latest figures available. Wichita median household income is $1,732 lower than the median Kansas household income and $2,862 less than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Wichita median household income) will be released in September of 2014. Median family and per capita income for Wichita are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wichita Kansas

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Kansas $50,241 +0.51% -1.85%
Wichita $48,509 -4.58% -5.99%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wichita is $48,509. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $53,136 and is now $4,627 (8.71%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2012 $51,371 $50,241 $48,509
2011 $51,557 $49,987 $50,839
2010 $52,703 $50,819 $48,580
2009 $53,760 $51,187 $51,599
2008 $55,484 $53,509 $53,136
2007 $56,189 $52,547 $52,495
2006 $55,176 $51,791 $51,472
2005 $54,387 $50,480 $50,879

Wichita Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wichita was $59,188 in 2012. Compared to the median Kansas family income, Wichita median family income is $3,767 lower. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Wichita will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Wichita Kansas

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Kansas $62,955 -0.45% -3.58%
Wichita $59,188 -8.51% -7.52%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wichita is $59,188. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $68,003 and is now $8,815 (12.96%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2012 $62,527 $62,955 $59,188
2011 $62,739 $63,241 $64,693
2010 $63,827 $64,252 $62,608
2009 $65,387 $65,293 $64,002
2008 $67,574 $66,610 $66,126
2007 $67,742 $67,008 $68,003
2006 $66,650 $64,749 $63,857
2005 $65,666 $63,509 $62,505

Wichita Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wichita was $24,963 in 2012. Compared to the median Kansas per capita income, Wichita median per capita income is $1,427 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Wichita will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wichita Kansas

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Kansas $26,390 +1.62% -2.56%
Wichita $24,963 +1.43% -5.73%

Trends in Wichita, KS Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wichita is $24,963. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $28,029 and is now $3,066 (10.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,611 in 2011, real per capita income for Wichita has now grown by $352 (1.43%).

Real Per Capita Income: Wichita, Kansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wichita

Date US Kansas Wichita
2012 $27,319 $26,390 $24,963
2011 $27,266 $25,969 $24,611
2010 $27,443 $26,234 $24,951
2009 $28,270 $27,082 $26,481
2008 $29,421 $28,224 $28,029
2007 $29,554 $27,903 $27,742
2006 $28,774 $27,124 $26,692
2005 $29,445 $27,448 $26,843