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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $70,165 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $17,915 higher. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. 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

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
New Jersey $70,165 -0.73% -2.97%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $70,165. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $76,142 and is now $5,977 (7.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,868 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $297 (0.43%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2013 $52,250 $70,165
2012 $52,117 $70,679
2011 $52,306 $69,868
2010 $53,469 $72,310
2009 $54,541 $74,221
2008 $56,290 $76,142
2007 $57,006 $75,313
2006 $55,978 $74,485
2005 $55,178 $73,589

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $85,426 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $21,396 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 New Jersey

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
New Jersey $85,426 -0.28% -3.00%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $85,426. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $92,785 and is now $7,359 (7.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $85,193 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $233 (0.27%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2013 $64,030 $85,426
2012 $63,435 $85,668
2011 $63,650 $85,193
2010 $64,754 $88,064
2009 $66,336 $90,554
2008 $68,556 $92,785
2007 $68,727 $91,927
2006 $67,618 $89,973
2005 $66,621 $89,864

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $35,728 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $7,544 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
New Jersey $35,728 +0.95% -0.34%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New Jersey is $35,728. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $38,060 and is now $2,332 (6.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,308 in 2011, real per capita income for New Jersey has now grown by $420 (1.19%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2013 $28,184 $35,728
2012 $27,716 $35,392
2011 $27,662 $35,308
2010 $27,841 $35,850
2009 $28,681 $37,210
2008 $29,849 $38,060
2007 $29,984 $38,010
2006 $29,192 $36,829
2005 $29,873 $37,552