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Louisiana Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Louisiana was $45,146 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Louisiana median household income is $12,471 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Louisiana household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Louisiana median family income and per capita income for Louisiana are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Louisiana $45,146 -2.50% -0.79%

Louisiana Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Louisiana is $45,146. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $48,752 and is now $3,606 (7.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,525 in 2011, real median household income for Louisiana has now grown by $621 (1.39%).

Real Median Household Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2016 $57,617 $45,146
2015 $56,480 $46,305
2014 $54,398 $45,170
2013 $53,838 $45,507
2012 $53,701 $44,892
2011 $53,879 $44,525
2010 $55,093 $46,791
2009 $56,180 $47,534
2008 $58,000 $48,752
2007 $58,736 $47,375
2006 $57,677 $46,827
2005 $56,832 $45,140

Louisiana Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Louisiana was $57,490 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Louisiana median family income is $13,572 lower. 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 Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Louisiana $57,490 -3.72% -0.14%

Louisiana Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Louisiana is $57,490. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $60,156 and is now $2,666 (4.43%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2016 $71,062 $57,490
2015 $69,122 $59,709
2014 $66,820 $57,354
2013 $65,977 $57,570
2012 $65,363 $56,511
2011 $65,564 $57,185
2010 $66,721 $57,746
2009 $68,329 $59,766
2008 $70,638 $60,156
2007 $70,813 $58,721
2006 $69,670 $57,450
2005 $68,618 $56,203

Louisiana Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Louisiana was $25,664 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Louisiana per capita income is $5,464 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Louisiana $25,664 -0.44% +0.86%

Louisiana Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Louisiana is $25,664. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $25,980 and is now $316 (1.22%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2016 $31,128 $25,664
2015 $30,358 $25,778
2014 $29,288 $25,142
2013 $29,041 $25,446
2012 $28,558 $24,880
2011 $28,494 $24,412
2010 $28,687 $25,167
2009 $29,542 $25,694
2008 $30,755 $25,980
2007 $30,894 $25,390
2006 $30,078 $24,245
2005 $30,768 $24,988