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Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg Kentucky metro area was $54,546 in 2016, the latest figures available. Louisville median household income is $7,887 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $3,071 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Louisville median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Louisville Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Kentucky $46,659 +1.91% +4.34%
Louisville $54,546 +1.83% +3.99%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $54,546, the median household income for Louisville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2016 $57,617 $46,659 $54,546
2015 $56,480 $45,786 $53,566
2014 $54,398 $43,551 $51,635
2013 $53,838 $44,718 $52,453
2012 $53,701 $43,616 $51,113
2011 $53,879 $43,892 $50,762
2010 $55,093 $44,102 $49,183
2009 $56,180 $44,827 $52,337
2008 $58,000 $46,305 $54,335
2007 $58,736 $46,613 $52,898
2006 $57,677 $46,869 $53,705
2005 $56,832 $45,927 $53,270

Louisville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Louisville was $71,113 in 2016. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Louisville median family income is $12,090 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Louisville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Louisville Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Kentucky $59,023 +3.74% +4.74%
Louisville $71,113 +5.10% +6.02%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $71,113, the median family income for Louisville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2016 $71,062 $59,023 $71,113
2015 $69,122 $56,897 $67,661
2014 $66,820 $55,532 $64,488
2013 $65,977 $56,353 $67,074
2012 $65,363 $55,416 $63,623
2011 $65,564 $55,389 $65,911
2010 $66,721 $55,474 $62,515
2009 $68,329 $55,710 $65,495
2008 $70,638 $57,666 $68,141
2007 $70,813 $58,216 $66,592
2006 $69,670 $58,004 $67,027
2005 $68,618 $56,797 $66,750

Louisville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Louisville was $30,388 in 2016. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Louisville median per capita income is $4,342 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Louisville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Louisville Kentucky

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Kentucky $26,046 +2.55% +6.80%
Louisville $30,388 +4.43% +6.32%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,388, the per capita income for Louisville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2016 $31,128 $26,046 $30,388
2015 $30,358 $25,399 $29,099
2014 $29,288 $24,011 $28,295
2013 $29,041 $24,388 $28,582
2012 $28,558 $23,753 $27,008
2011 $28,494 $23,791 $27,520
2010 $28,687 $23,895 $26,983
2009 $29,542 $24,390 $28,302
2008 $30,755 $25,197 $28,722
2007 $30,894 $25,410 $29,228
2006 $30,078 $25,132 $28,389
2005 $30,768 $25,257 $29,284