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Ithaca New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Ithaca New York metro area was $58,084 in 2015, the latest figures available. Ithaca median household income is $2,766 lower than the median New York household income and $2,309 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Ithaca median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Ithaca are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Ithaca New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
New York $60,850 +3.23% +4.42%
Ithaca $58,084 +9.70% +12.69%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $58,084, the median household income for Ithaca was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2015 $55,775 $60,850 $58,084
2014 $53,719 $58,946 $52,946
2013 $53,166 $58,375 $49,367
2012 $53,031 $58,273 $51,544
2011 $53,223 $58,223 $54,366
2010 $54,405 $58,864 $56,599
2009 $55,478 $60,381 $49,722
2008 $57,276 $61,684 $53,465
2007 $58,003 $61,174 $49,603
2006 $56,957 $60,405 $53,528
2005 $56,122 $60,052 $52,559

Ithaca Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Ithaca was $84,422 in 2015. Compared to the median New York family income, Ithaca median family income is $10,568 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Ithaca will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Ithaca New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
New York $73,854 +3.73% +4.60%
Ithaca $84,422 +15.08% +11.55%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Ithaca is $84,422. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $85,765 and is now $1,343 (1.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,434 in 2013, real median family income for Ithaca has now grown by $15,988 (23.36%).

Real Median Family Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2015 $68,260 $73,854 $84,422
2014 $65,986 $71,197 $73,358
2013 $65,153 $71,721 $68,434
2012 $64,548 $70,606 $75,678
2011 $64,766 $70,454 $79,834
2010 $65,888 $71,637 $83,849
2009 $67,476 $73,894 $72,125
2008 $69,756 $74,722 $75,873
2007 $69,929 $73,849 $75,167
2006 $68,801 $73,047 $85,765
2005 $67,761 $72,438 $75,344

Ithaca Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Ithaca was $29,738 in 2015. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Ithaca median per capita income is $4,559 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Ithaca will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Ithaca New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
New York $34,297 +3.51% +6.18%
Ithaca $29,738 +3.69% -0.04%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Ithaca is $29,738. Real per capita income peaked in 2012 at $29,751 and is now $13 (0.04%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2015 $29,979 $34,297 $29,738
2014 $28,922 $33,133 $28,681
2013 $28,678 $33,084 $27,145
2012 $28,202 $32,301 $29,751
2011 $28,147 $32,332 $27,859
2010 $28,329 $32,625 $27,222
2009 $29,174 $33,853 $26,928
2008 $30,371 $34,442 $26,473
2007 $30,508 $34,163 $28,031
2006 $29,703 $32,944 $27,847
2005 $30,384 $34,174 $28,207