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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $69,667 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $18,296 higher. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. 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

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
New Jersey $69,667 +1.16% -4.77%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $69,667. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $75,052 and is now $5,385 (7.18%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,867 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $800 (1.16%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2012 $51,371 $69,667
2011 $51,557 $68,867
2010 $52,703 $71,274
2009 $53,760 $73,158
2008 $55,484 $75,052
2007 $56,189 $74,234
2006 $55,176 $73,419
2005 $54,387 $72,535

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $84,442 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $21,915 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in New Jersey

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
New Jersey $84,442 +0.56% -5.39%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $84,442. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $91,457 and is now $7,015 (7.67%) lower. From a post peak low of $83,973 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $469 (0.56%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2012 $62,527 $84,442
2011 $62,739 $83,973
2010 $63,827 $86,803
2009 $65,387 $89,257
2008 $67,574 $91,457
2007 $67,742 $90,610
2006 $66,650 $88,684
2005 $65,666 $88,576

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $34,885 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $7,566 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
New Jersey $34,885 +0.24% -4.89%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New Jersey is $34,885. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $37,515 and is now $2,630 (7.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $34,802 in 2011, real per capita income for New Jersey has now grown by $83 (0.24%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2012 $27,319 $34,885
2011 $27,266 $34,802
2010 $27,443 $35,336
2009 $28,270 $36,678
2008 $29,421 $37,515
2007 $29,554 $37,465
2006 $28,774 $36,302
2005 $29,445 $37,014