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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $72,222 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $16,447 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. 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

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
New Jersey $72,222 +0.31% +0.42%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $72,222. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $77,476 and is now $5,254 (6.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $71,093 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $1,129 (1.59%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2015 $55,775 $72,222
2014 $53,719 $72,002
2013 $53,166 $71,396
2012 $53,031 $71,919
2011 $53,223 $71,093
2010 $54,405 $73,576
2009 $55,478 $75,497
2008 $57,276 $77,476
2007 $58,003 $76,630
2006 $56,957 $75,788
2005 $56,122 $74,849

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $90,245 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $21,985 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in New Jersey

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
New Jersey $90,245 +1.95% +3.53%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $90,245. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $94,410 and is now $4,165 (4.41%) lower. From a post peak low of $86,687 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $3,558 (4.10%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2015 $68,260 $90,245
2014 $65,986 $88,521
2013 $65,153 $86,924
2012 $64,548 $87,171
2011 $64,766 $86,687
2010 $65,888 $89,606
2009 $67,476 $92,110
2008 $69,756 $94,410
2007 $69,929 $93,535
2006 $68,801 $91,546
2005 $67,761 $91,402

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $37,245 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $7,266 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
New Jersey $37,245 +1.67% +3.42%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New Jersey is $37,245. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $38,727 and is now $1,482 (3.83%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,927 in 2011, real per capita income for New Jersey has now grown by $1,318 (3.67%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2015 $29,979 $37,245
2014 $28,922 $36,635
2013 $28,678 $36,355
2012 $28,202 $36,013
2011 $28,147 $35,927
2010 $28,329 $36,478
2009 $29,174 $37,850
2008 $30,371 $38,727
2007 $30,508 $38,674
2006 $29,703 $37,473
2005 $30,384 $38,195