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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $69,160 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $15,503 higher. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Massachusetts $69,160 +1.91% +4.52%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Massachusetts is $69,160. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $71,915 and is now $2,755 (3.83%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,169 in 2011, real median household income for Massachusetts has now grown by $2,991 (4.52%).

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2014 $53,657 $69,160
2013 $53,105 $67,861
2012 $52,970 $67,373
2011 $53,162 $66,169
2010 $54,343 $67,402
2009 $55,415 $70,708
2008 $57,211 $71,915
2007 $57,936 $71,210
2006 $56,892 $70,409
2005 $56,058 $69,323

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $87,951 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $22,041 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Massachusetts $87,951 +3.25% +3.89%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Massachusetts is $87,951. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $89,693 and is now $1,742 (1.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $84,660 in 2011, real median family income for Massachusetts has now grown by $3,291 (3.89%).

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2014 $65,910 $87,951
2013 $65,078 $85,185
2012 $64,473 $85,560
2011 $64,691 $84,660
2010 $65,813 $85,406
2009 $67,399 $89,414
2008 $69,677 $89,693
2007 $69,849 $89,629
2006 $68,722 $87,435
2005 $67,684 $86,866

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $37,288 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $8,399 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Massachusetts $37,288 +2.25% +4.06%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Massachusetts is $37,288. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $37,883 and is now $595 (1.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,834 in 2011, real per capita income for Massachusetts has now grown by $1,454 (4.06%).

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2014 $28,889 $37,288
2013 $28,645 $36,466
2012 $28,169 $35,994
2011 $28,115 $35,834
2010 $28,297 $36,054
2009 $29,140 $36,895
2008 $30,337 $37,883
2007 $30,473 $37,477
2006 $29,669 $36,032
2005 $30,349 $37,589