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New York Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New York was $56,448 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New York median household income is $5,077 higher. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 New York household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. 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

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
New York $56,448 +0.09% -3.53%

New York Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New York is $56,448. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $59,754 and is now $3,306 (5.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,400 in 2011, real median household income for New York has now grown by $48 (0.09%).

Real Median Household Income: New York, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New York

Date US New York
2012 $51,371 $56,448
2011 $51,557 $56,400
2010 $52,703 $57,023
2009 $53,760 $58,511
2008 $55,484 $59,754
2007 $56,189 $59,261
2006 $55,176 $58,516
2005 $54,387 $58,196

New York Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New York was $68,395 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, New York median family income is $5,868 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 York

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
New York $68,395 +0.21% -4.48%

New York Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New York is $68,395. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $72,385 and is now $3,990 (5.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,249 in 2011, real median family income for New York has now grown by $146 (0.21%).

Real Median Family Income: New York, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New York

Date US New York
2012 $62,527 $68,395
2011 $62,739 $68,249
2010 $63,827 $69,396
2009 $65,387 $71,605
2008 $67,574 $72,385
2007 $67,742 $71,540
2006 $66,650 $70,763
2005 $65,666 $70,199

New York Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New York was $31,290 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, New York per capita income is $3,971 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in New York

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
New York $31,290 -0.10% -4.62%

New York Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for New York is $31,290. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $33,365 and is now $2,075 (6.22%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New York

Date US New York
2012 $27,319 $31,290
2011 $27,266 $31,320
2010 $27,443 $31,604
2009 $28,270 $32,805
2008 $29,421 $33,365
2007 $29,554 $33,094
2006 $28,774 $31,914
2005 $29,445 $33,118