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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $65,339 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $13,968 higher. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Massachusetts $65,339 +1.82% -4.75%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Massachusetts is $65,339. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $69,745 and is now $4,406 (6.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,172 in 2011, real median household income for Massachusetts has now grown by $1,167 (1.82%).

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2012 $51,371 $65,339
2011 $51,557 $64,172
2010 $52,703 $65,368
2009 $53,760 $68,597
2008 $55,484 $69,745
2007 $56,189 $69,062
2006 $55,176 $68,286
2005 $54,387 $67,257

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $82,977 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $20,450 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Massachusetts $82,977 +1.06% -4.34%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Massachusetts is $82,977. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $86,986 and is now $4,009 (4.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $82,105 in 2011, real median family income for Massachusetts has now grown by $872 (1.06%).

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2012 $62,527 $82,977
2011 $62,739 $82,105
2010 $63,827 $82,829
2009 $65,387 $86,744
2008 $67,574 $86,986
2007 $67,742 $86,927
2006 $66,650 $84,799
2005 $65,666 $84,276

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $34,907 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $7,588 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Massachusetts $34,907 +0.45% -2.48%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Massachusetts is $34,907. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $36,740 and is now $1,833 (4.99%) lower. From a post peak low of $34,752 in 2011, real per capita income for Massachusetts has now grown by $155 (0.45%).

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2012 $27,319 $34,907
2011 $27,266 $34,752
2010 $27,443 $34,966
2009 $28,270 $35,794
2008 $29,421 $36,740
2007 $29,554 $36,347
2006 $28,774 $34,945
2005 $29,445 $36,469