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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $70,628 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $14,853 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Massachusetts $70,628 +2.00% +4.71%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Massachusetts is $70,628. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $71,997 and is now $1,369 (1.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,246 in 2011, real median household income for Massachusetts has now grown by $4,382 (6.61%).

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2015 $55,775 $70,628
2014 $53,719 $69,240
2013 $53,166 $67,939
2012 $53,031 $67,451
2011 $53,223 $66,246
2010 $54,405 $67,479
2009 $55,478 $70,789
2008 $57,276 $71,997
2007 $58,003 $71,291
2006 $56,957 $70,490
2005 $56,122 $69,402

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $90,590 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $22,330 higher. 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 Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Massachusetts $90,590 +2.88% +5.76%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $90,590, the median family income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2015 $68,260 $90,590
2014 $65,986 $88,053
2013 $65,153 $85,283
2012 $64,548 $85,659
2011 $64,766 $84,758
2010 $65,888 $85,504
2009 $67,476 $89,516
2008 $69,756 $89,795
2007 $69,929 $89,733
2006 $68,801 $87,535
2005 $67,761 $86,965

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $38,130 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $8,151 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Massachusetts $38,130 +2.14% +5.81%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $38,130, the per capita income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2015 $29,979 $38,130
2014 $28,922 $37,331
2013 $28,678 $36,508
2012 $28,202 $36,035
2011 $28,147 $35,875
2010 $28,329 $36,095
2009 $29,174 $36,937
2008 $30,371 $37,926
2007 $30,508 $37,520
2006 $29,703 $36,073
2005 $30,384 $37,632