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North Carolina Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for North Carolina was $45,906 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, North Carolina median household income is $6,344 lower. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 North Carolina household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. North Carolina median family income and per capita income for North Carolina are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in North Carolina

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
North Carolina $45,906 +0.22% -0.83%

North Carolina Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for North Carolina is $45,906. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $50,362 and is now $4,456 (8.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,485 in 2011, real median household income for North Carolina has now grown by $421 (0.93%).

Real Median Household Income: North Carolina, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2013 $52,250 $45,906
2012 $52,117 $45,806
2011 $52,306 $45,485
2010 $53,469 $46,289
2009 $54,541 $47,431
2008 $56,290 $50,362
2007 $57,006 $50,186
2006 $55,978 $49,247
2005 $55,178 $48,599

North Carolina Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for North Carolina was $56,111 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, North Carolina median family income is $7,919 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in North Carolina

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
North Carolina $56,111 +0.57% -0.76%

North Carolina Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for North Carolina is $56,111. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $61,823 and is now $5,712 (9.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,794 in 2012, real median family income for North Carolina has now grown by $317 (0.57%).

Real Median Family Income: North Carolina, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2013 $64,030 $56,111
2012 $63,435 $55,794
2011 $63,650 $56,014
2010 $64,754 $56,539
2009 $66,336 $58,958
2008 $68,556 $61,223
2007 $68,727 $61,823
2006 $67,618 $60,466
2005 $66,621 $58,873

North Carolina Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for North Carolina was $25,377 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, North Carolina per capita income is $2,807 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in North Carolina

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
North Carolina $25,377 +2.37% +1.37%

North Carolina Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for North Carolina is $25,377. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $27,309 and is now $1,932 (7.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,790 in 2012, real per capita income for North Carolina has now grown by $587 (2.37%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2013 $28,184 $25,377
2012 $27,716 $24,790
2011 $27,662 $24,968
2010 $27,841 $25,035
2009 $28,681 $25,851
2008 $29,849 $27,280
2007 $29,984 $27,309
2006 $29,192 $26,509
2005 $29,873 $26,871