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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $66,768 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $14,518 higher. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Massachusetts $66,768 +0.72% +0.68%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Massachusetts is $66,768. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $70,758 and is now $3,990 (5.64%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,104 in 2011, real median household income for Massachusetts has now grown by $1,664 (2.56%).

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2013 $52,250 $66,768
2012 $52,117 $66,288
2011 $52,306 $65,104
2010 $53,469 $66,317
2009 $54,541 $69,593
2008 $56,290 $70,758
2007 $57,006 $70,066
2006 $55,978 $69,278
2005 $55,178 $68,234

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $83,813 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $19,783 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Massachusetts $83,813 -0.44% -0.26%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Massachusetts is $83,813. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $88,250 and is now $4,437 (5.03%) lower. From a post peak low of $83,298 in 2011, real median family income for Massachusetts has now grown by $515 (0.62%).

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2013 $64,030 $83,813
2012 $63,435 $84,182
2011 $63,650 $83,298
2010 $64,754 $84,032
2009 $66,336 $88,004
2008 $68,556 $88,250
2007 $68,727 $88,190
2006 $67,618 $86,031
2005 $66,621 $85,502

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $35,879 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $7,695 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Massachusetts $35,879 +1.31% +1.14%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Massachusetts is $35,879. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $37,274 and is now $1,395 (3.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,257 in 2011, real per capita income for Massachusetts has now grown by $622 (1.76%).

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2013 $28,184 $35,879
2012 $27,716 $35,414
2011 $27,662 $35,257
2010 $27,841 $35,474
2009 $28,681 $36,313
2008 $29,849 $37,274
2007 $29,984 $36,875
2006 $29,192 $35,453
2005 $29,873 $36,999