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Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York metro area was $65,855 in 2016, the latest figures available. Albany median household income is $2,946 higher than the median New York household income and $8,238 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Albany median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Albany-Schenectady-Troy are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Albany New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
New York $62,909 +2.09% +6.42%
Albany $65,855 +3.10% +7.19%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $65,855, the median household income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2016 $57,617 $62,909 $65,855
2015 $56,480 $61,619 $63,877
2014 $54,398 $59,691 $63,125
2013 $53,838 $59,113 $61,439
2012 $53,701 $59,008 $63,375
2011 $53,879 $58,940 $62,537
2010 $55,093 $59,608 $61,422
2009 $56,180 $61,144 $64,520
2008 $58,000 $62,464 $65,509
2007 $58,736 $61,947 $63,817
2006 $57,677 $61,168 $63,332
2005 $56,832 $60,811 $62,468

Albany Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Albany was $84,568 in 2016. Compared to the median New York family income, Albany median family income is $7,189 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Albany will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Albany New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
New York $77,379 +3.47% +6.54%
Albany $84,568 +1.88% +2.76%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $84,568, the median family income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2016 $71,062 $77,379 $84,568
2015 $69,122 $74,787 $83,008
2014 $66,820 $72,097 $81,689
2013 $65,977 $72,628 $82,298
2012 $65,363 $71,497 $82,112
2011 $65,564 $71,322 $80,308
2010 $66,721 $72,542 $80,504
2009 $68,329 $74,828 $84,316
2008 $70,638 $75,667 $83,178
2007 $70,813 $74,782 $84,050
2006 $69,670 $73,970 $80,208
2005 $68,618 $73,355 $76,742

Albany Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Albany was $34,779 in 2016. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Albany median per capita income is $755 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Albany will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Albany New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
New York $35,534 +2.32% +6.07%
Albany $34,779 +3.50% +8.09%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,779, the per capita income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2016 $31,128 $35,534 $34,779
2015 $30,358 $34,730 $33,602
2014 $29,288 $33,552 $32,801
2013 $29,041 $33,502 $32,175
2012 $28,558 $32,709 $32,240
2011 $28,494 $32,730 $32,006
2010 $28,687 $33,037 $32,506
2009 $29,542 $34,281 $33,194
2008 $30,755 $34,878 $32,502
2007 $30,894 $34,594 $33,195
2006 $30,078 $33,360 $31,851
2005 $30,768 $34,606 $33,612