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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $75,297 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $17,680 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Massachusetts $75,297 +5.28% +9.45%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $75,297, the median household income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2016 $57,617 $75,297
2015 $56,480 $71,520
2014 $54,398 $70,115
2013 $53,838 $68,798
2012 $53,701 $68,303
2011 $53,879 $67,062
2010 $55,093 $68,331
2009 $56,180 $71,684
2008 $58,000 $72,907
2007 $58,736 $72,193
2006 $57,677 $71,381
2005 $56,832 $70,280

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $95,207 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $24,145 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Massachusetts $95,207 +3.79% +10.24%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $95,207, the median family income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2016 $71,062 $95,207
2015 $69,122 $91,734
2014 $66,820 $89,166
2013 $65,977 $86,361
2012 $65,363 $86,741
2011 $65,564 $85,803
2010 $66,721 $86,584
2009 $68,329 $90,647
2008 $70,638 $90,930
2007 $70,813 $90,867
2006 $69,670 $88,642
2005 $68,618 $88,065

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $39,771 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $8,643 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Massachusetts $39,771 +3.00% +7.58%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $39,771, the per capita income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2016 $31,128 $39,771
2015 $30,358 $38,612
2014 $29,288 $37,803
2013 $29,041 $36,970
2012 $28,558 $36,490
2011 $28,494 $36,317
2010 $28,687 $36,551
2009 $29,542 $37,404
2008 $30,755 $38,406
2007 $30,894 $37,994
2006 $30,078 $36,529
2005 $30,768 $38,108