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New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island New York metro area was $71,897 in 2016, the latest figures available. New York median household income is $8,988 higher than the median New York household income and $14,280 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including New York median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New York New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
New York $62,909 +2.09% +6.42%
New York $71,897 +3.28% +6.06%

Trends in New York, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New york is $71,897. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $72,178 and is now $281 (0.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,489 in 2011, real median household income for New york has now grown by $5,408 (8.13%).

Real Median Household Income: New York, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New York

Date US New York New York
2016 $57,617 $62,909 $71,897
2015 $56,480 $61,619 $69,611
2014 $54,398 $59,691 $67,992
2013 $53,838 $59,113 $67,786
2012 $53,701 $59,008 $66,884
2011 $53,879 $58,940 $66,489
2010 $55,093 $59,608 $68,172
2009 $56,180 $61,144 $70,348
2008 $58,000 $62,464 $72,178
2007 $58,736 $61,947 $71,254
2006 $57,677 $61,168 $70,569
2005 $56,832 $60,811 $68,972

New York Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New York was $87,359 in 2016. Compared to the median New York family income, New York median family income is $9,980 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for New York will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for New York New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
New York $77,379 +3.47% +6.54%
New York $87,359 +4.73% +6.85%

Trends in New York, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $87,359, the median family income for New york was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: New York, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New York

Date US New York New York
2016 $71,062 $77,379 $87,359
2015 $69,122 $74,787 $83,415
2014 $66,820 $72,097 $81,622
2013 $65,977 $72,628 $81,759
2012 $65,363 $71,497 $80,172
2011 $65,564 $71,322 $80,071
2010 $66,721 $72,542 $82,294
2009 $68,329 $74,828 $85,053
2008 $70,638 $75,667 $86,684
2007 $70,813 $74,782 $85,400
2006 $69,670 $73,970 $84,593
2005 $68,618 $73,355 $82,858

New York Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New York was $38,894 in 2016. Compared to the median New York per capita income, New York median per capita income is $3,360 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for New York will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for New York New York

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
New York $35,534 +2.32% +6.07%
New York $38,894 +2.43% +5.50%

Trends in New York, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for New york is $38,894. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $39,054 and is now $160 (0.41%) lower. From a post peak low of $36,055 in 2012, real per capita income for New york has now grown by $2,839 (7.87%).

Real Per Capita Income: New York, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New York

Date US New York New York
2016 $31,128 $35,534 $38,894
2015 $30,358 $34,730 $37,971
2014 $29,288 $33,552 $36,825
2013 $29,041 $33,502 $36,868
2012 $28,558 $32,709 $36,055
2011 $28,494 $32,730 $36,132
2010 $28,687 $33,037 $36,557
2009 $29,542 $34,281 $38,078
2008 $30,755 $34,878 $39,054
2007 $30,894 $34,594 $38,800
2006 $30,078 $33,360 $37,363
2005 $30,768 $34,606 $38,399