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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $76,126 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $18,509 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. New Jersey median family income and per capita income for New Jersey are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in New Jersey

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
New Jersey $76,126 +4.09% +5.29%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $76,126. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $78,455 and is now $2,329 (2.97%) lower. From a post peak low of $71,969 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $4,157 (5.78%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2016 $57,617 $76,126
2015 $56,480 $73,134
2014 $54,398 $72,912
2013 $53,838 $72,298
2012 $53,701 $72,827
2011 $53,879 $71,969
2010 $55,093 $74,506
2009 $56,180 $76,451
2008 $58,000 $78,455
2007 $58,736 $77,599
2006 $57,677 $76,746
2005 $56,832 $75,795

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $94,546 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $23,484 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 New Jersey

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
New Jersey $94,546 +3.46% +7.41%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $94,546. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $95,603 and is now $1,057 (1.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $87,755 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $6,791 (7.74%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2016 $71,062 $94,546
2015 $69,122 $91,385
2014 $66,820 $89,640
2013 $65,977 $88,023
2012 $65,363 $88,272
2011 $65,564 $87,755
2010 $66,721 $90,739
2009 $68,329 $93,274
2008 $70,638 $95,603
2007 $70,813 $94,717
2006 $69,670 $92,703
2005 $68,618 $92,558

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $38,911 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $7,783 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
New Jersey $38,911 +3.17% +5.70%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New Jersey is $38,911. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $39,216 and is now $305 (0.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $36,370 in 2011, real per capita income for New Jersey has now grown by $2,541 (6.99%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2016 $31,128 $38,911
2015 $30,358 $37,716
2014 $29,288 $37,098
2013 $29,041 $36,814
2012 $28,558 $36,467
2011 $28,494 $36,370
2010 $28,687 $36,939
2009 $29,542 $38,328
2008 $30,755 $39,216
2007 $30,894 $39,163
2006 $30,078 $37,947
2005 $30,768 $38,678