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Louisiana Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Louisiana was $45,727 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Louisiana median household income is $10,048 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Louisiana household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Louisiana median family income and per capita income for Louisiana are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Louisiana $45,727 +2.51% +3.15%

Louisiana Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Louisiana is $45,727. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $48,143 and is now $2,416 (5.02%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,983 in 2011, real median household income for Louisiana has now grown by $1,744 (3.97%).

Real Median Household Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2015 $55,775 $45,727
2014 $53,719 $44,606
2013 $53,166 $44,939
2012 $53,031 $44,332
2011 $53,223 $43,983
2010 $54,405 $46,207
2009 $55,478 $46,940
2008 $57,276 $48,143
2007 $58,003 $46,784
2006 $56,957 $46,243
2005 $56,122 $44,577

Louisiana Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Louisiana was $58,964 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Louisiana median family income is $9,296 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Louisiana $58,964 +4.11% +5.66%

Louisiana Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Louisiana is $58,964. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $59,405 and is now $441 (0.74%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2015 $68,260 $58,964
2014 $65,986 $56,638
2013 $65,153 $56,851
2012 $64,548 $55,806
2011 $64,766 $56,489
2010 $65,888 $57,025
2009 $67,476 $59,020
2008 $69,756 $59,405
2007 $69,929 $57,988
2006 $68,801 $56,734
2005 $67,761 $55,501

Louisiana Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Louisiana was $25,456 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Louisiana per capita income is $4,523 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Louisiana $25,456 +2.53% +3.61%

Louisiana Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Louisiana is $25,456. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $25,655 and is now $199 (0.78%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2015 $29,979 $25,456
2014 $28,922 $24,829
2013 $28,678 $25,128
2012 $28,202 $24,569
2011 $28,147 $24,115
2010 $28,329 $24,853
2009 $29,174 $25,374
2008 $30,371 $25,655
2007 $30,508 $25,073
2006 $29,703 $23,943
2005 $30,384 $24,676