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Detroit-Warren-Livonia Michigan Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Detroit-Warren-Livonia Michigan metro area was $56,142 in 2016, the latest figures available. Detroit median household income is $3,650 higher than the median Michigan household income and $1,475 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Detroit median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Detroit-Warren-Livonia are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Detroit Michigan

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Michigan $52,492 +1.47% +5.53%
Detroit $56,142 +3.38% +5.07%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Detroit is $56,142. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $62,418 and is now $6,276 (10.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,242 in 2011, real median household income for Detroit has now grown by $3,900 (7.47%).

Real Median Household Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2016 $57,617 $52,492 $56,142
2015 $56,480 $51,729 $54,306
2014 $54,398 $50,535 $53,186
2013 $53,838 $49,741 $53,434
2012 $53,701 $48,984 $52,592
2011 $53,879 $49,056 $52,242
2010 $55,093 $49,992 $53,058
2009 $56,180 $50,624 $54,294
2008 $58,000 $54,168 $58,471
2007 $58,736 $55,506 $60,822
2006 $57,677 $56,166 $61,906
2005 $56,832 $56,582 $62,418

Detroit Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Detroit was $72,732 in 2016. Compared to the median Michigan family income, Detroit median family income is $5,402 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Detroit will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Detroit Michigan

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Michigan $67,330 +4.06% +7.39%
Detroit $72,732 +4.83% +7.01%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Detroit is $72,732. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $77,601 and is now $4,869 (6.27%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,259 in 2011, real median family income for Detroit has now grown by $6,473 (9.77%).

Real Median Family Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2016 $71,062 $67,330 $72,732
2015 $69,122 $64,700 $69,382
2014 $66,820 $63,001 $68,330
2013 $65,977 $62,696 $67,969
2012 $65,363 $61,984 $67,244
2011 $65,564 $61,951 $66,259
2010 $66,721 $61,758 $66,713
2009 $68,329 $63,406 $68,599
2008 $70,638 $67,571 $75,069
2007 $70,813 $69,013 $76,228
2006 $69,670 $69,039 $77,601
2005 $68,618 $70,394 $77,491

Detroit Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Detroit was $31,574 in 2016. Compared to the median Michigan per capita income, Detroit median per capita income is $2,446 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Detroit will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Detroit Michigan

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Michigan $29,128 +3.23% +9.07%
Detroit $31,574 +4.86% +9.12%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Detroit is $31,574. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $32,699 and is now $1,125 (3.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,931 in 2011, real per capita income for Detroit has now grown by $3,643 (13.04%).

Real Per Capita Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2016 $31,128 $29,128 $31,574
2015 $30,358 $28,217 $30,112
2014 $29,288 $26,981 $28,921
2013 $29,041 $26,706 $28,934
2012 $28,558 $26,211 $28,331
2011 $28,494 $26,041 $27,931
2010 $28,687 $26,004 $27,965
2009 $29,542 $26,543 $28,235
2008 $30,755 $28,207 $30,683
2007 $30,894 $28,727 $31,368
2006 $30,078 $28,685 $31,603
2005 $30,768 $29,962 $32,699