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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $71,919 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $18,262 higher. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. 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

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
New Jersey $71,919 +0.85% +1.28%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $71,919. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $77,387 and is now $5,468 (7.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $71,011 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $908 (1.28%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2014 $53,657 $71,919
2013 $53,105 $71,313
2012 $52,970 $71,836
2011 $53,162 $71,011
2010 $54,343 $73,492
2009 $55,415 $75,410
2008 $57,211 $77,387
2007 $57,936 $76,542
2006 $56,892 $75,701
2005 $56,058 $74,764

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $88,419 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $22,509 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in New Jersey

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
New Jersey $88,419 +1.84% +2.12%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $88,419. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $94,302 and is now $5,883 (6.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $86,587 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $1,832 (2.12%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2014 $65,910 $88,419
2013 $65,078 $86,824
2012 $64,473 $87,070
2011 $64,691 $86,587
2010 $65,813 $89,504
2009 $67,399 $92,004
2008 $69,677 $94,302
2007 $69,849 $93,427
2006 $68,722 $91,441
2005 $67,684 $91,298

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $36,593 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $7,704 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
New Jersey $36,593 +0.77% +1.97%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New Jersey is $36,593. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $38,683 and is now $2,090 (5.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,885 in 2011, real per capita income for New Jersey has now grown by $708 (1.97%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2014 $28,889 $36,593
2013 $28,645 $36,313
2012 $28,169 $35,971
2011 $28,115 $35,885
2010 $28,297 $36,436
2009 $29,140 $37,807
2008 $30,337 $38,683
2007 $30,473 $38,630
2006 $29,669 $37,430
2005 $30,349 $38,152