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Lexington-Fayette Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lexington-Fayette Kentucky metro area was $53,769 in 2016, the latest figures available. Lexington median household income is $7,110 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $3,848 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Lexington median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Lexington-Fayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lexington Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Kentucky $46,659 +1.91% +4.34%
Lexington $53,769 -0.04% +3.79%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lexington is $53,769. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $56,507 and is now $2,738 (4.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,127 in 2012, real median household income for Lexington has now grown by $3,642 (7.27%).

Real Median Household Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2016 $57,617 $46,659 $53,769
2015 $56,480 $45,786 $53,788
2014 $54,398 $43,551 $50,964
2013 $53,838 $44,718 $51,808
2012 $53,701 $43,616 $50,127
2011 $53,879 $43,892 $50,271
2010 $55,093 $44,102 $50,922
2009 $56,180 $44,827 $52,280
2008 $58,000 $46,305 $56,507
2007 $58,736 $46,613 $54,500
2006 $57,677 $46,869 $54,201
2005 $56,832 $45,927 $52,370

Lexington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lexington was $70,055 in 2016. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Lexington median family income is $11,032 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Lexington Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Kentucky $59,023 +3.74% +4.74%
Lexington $70,055 +3.95% +5.57%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lexington is $70,055. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $72,764 and is now $2,709 (3.72%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,467 in 2014, real median family income for Lexington has now grown by $4,588 (7.01%).

Real Median Family Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2016 $71,062 $59,023 $70,055
2015 $69,122 $56,897 $67,390
2014 $66,820 $55,532 $65,467
2013 $65,977 $56,353 $66,359
2012 $65,363 $55,416 $67,773
2011 $65,564 $55,389 $69,491
2010 $66,721 $55,474 $66,049
2009 $68,329 $55,710 $67,861
2008 $70,638 $57,666 $72,764
2007 $70,813 $58,216 $69,953
2006 $69,670 $58,004 $71,807
2005 $68,618 $56,797 $68,993

Lexington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lexington was $30,657 in 2016. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Lexington median per capita income is $4,611 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lexington Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Kentucky $26,046 +2.55% +6.80%
Lexington $30,657 +1.02% +7.54%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lexington is $30,657. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $32,202 and is now $1,545 (4.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,502 in 2010, real per capita income for Lexington has now grown by $3,155 (11.47%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2016 $31,128 $26,046 $30,657
2015 $30,358 $25,399 $30,347
2014 $29,288 $24,011 $28,110
2013 $29,041 $24,388 $28,508
2012 $28,558 $23,753 $29,156
2011 $28,494 $23,791 $28,842
2010 $28,687 $23,895 $27,502
2009 $29,542 $24,390 $29,691
2008 $30,755 $25,197 $32,202
2007 $30,894 $25,410 $30,244
2006 $30,078 $25,132 $30,290
2005 $30,768 $25,257 $30,982