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New York Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New York was $60,850 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New York median household income is $5,075 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 New York household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. New York median family income and per capita income for New York are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
New York $60,850 +3.23% +4.42%

New York Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New York is $60,850. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $61,684 and is now $834 (1.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,223 in 2011, real median household income for New York has now grown by $2,627 (4.51%).

Real Median Household Income: New York, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New York

Date US New York
2015 $55,775 $60,850
2014 $53,719 $58,946
2013 $53,166 $58,375
2012 $53,031 $58,273
2011 $53,223 $58,223
2010 $54,405 $58,864
2009 $55,478 $60,381
2008 $57,276 $61,684
2007 $58,003 $61,174
2006 $56,957 $60,405
2005 $56,122 $60,052

New York Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New York was $73,854 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, New York median family income is $5,594 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 York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
New York $73,854 +3.73% +4.60%

New York Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New York is $73,854. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $74,722 and is now $868 (1.16%) lower. From a post peak low of $70,454 in 2011, real median family income for New York has now grown by $3,400 (4.83%).

Real Median Family Income: New York, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New York

Date US New York
2015 $68,260 $73,854
2014 $65,986 $71,197
2013 $65,153 $71,721
2012 $64,548 $70,606
2011 $64,766 $70,454
2010 $65,888 $71,637
2009 $67,476 $73,894
2008 $69,756 $74,722
2007 $69,929 $73,849
2006 $68,801 $73,047
2005 $67,761 $72,438

New York Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New York was $34,297 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, New York per capita income is $4,318 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
New York $34,297 +3.51% +6.18%

New York Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New York is $34,297. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,442 and is now $145 (0.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $32,301 in 2012, real per capita income for New York has now grown by $1,996 (6.18%).

Real Per Capita Income: New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New York

Date US New York
2015 $29,979 $34,297
2014 $28,922 $33,133
2013 $28,678 $33,084
2012 $28,202 $32,301
2011 $28,147 $32,332
2010 $28,329 $32,625
2009 $29,174 $33,853
2008 $30,371 $34,442
2007 $30,508 $34,163
2006 $29,703 $32,944
2005 $30,384 $34,174