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North Carolina Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for North Carolina was $46,556 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, North Carolina median household income is $7,101 lower. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 North Carolina household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. 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

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
North Carolina $46,556 -0.22% +0.71%

North Carolina Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for North Carolina is $46,556. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $51,185 and is now $4,629 (9.04%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,229 in 2011, real median household income for North Carolina has now grown by $327 (0.71%).

Real Median Household Income: North Carolina, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2014 $53,657 $46,556
2013 $53,105 $46,657
2012 $52,970 $46,555
2011 $53,162 $46,229
2010 $54,343 $47,046
2009 $55,415 $48,191
2008 $57,211 $51,185
2007 $57,936 $51,005
2006 $56,892 $50,051
2005 $56,058 $49,375

North Carolina Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for North Carolina was $57,380 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, North Carolina median family income is $8,530 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in North Carolina

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
North Carolina $57,380 +0.62% +0.79%

North Carolina Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for North Carolina is $57,380. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $62,832 and is now $5,452 (8.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,707 in 2012, real median family income for North Carolina has now grown by $673 (1.19%).

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Historical Real Median Family Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2014 $65,910 $57,380
2013 $65,078 $57,029
2012 $64,473 $56,707
2011 $64,691 $56,930
2010 $65,813 $57,464
2009 $67,399 $59,903
2008 $69,677 $62,224
2007 $69,849 $62,832
2006 $68,722 $61,453
2005 $67,684 $59,813

North Carolina Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for North Carolina was $25,774 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, North Carolina per capita income is $3,115 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in North Carolina

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
North Carolina $25,774 -0.07% +1.56%

North Carolina Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for North Carolina is $25,774. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $27,754 and is now $1,980 (7.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,196 in 2012, real per capita income for North Carolina has now grown by $578 (2.29%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2014 $28,889 $25,774
2013 $28,645 $25,792
2012 $28,169 $25,196
2011 $28,115 $25,377
2010 $28,297 $25,444
2009 $29,140 $26,265
2008 $30,337 $27,726
2007 $30,473 $27,754
2006 $29,669 $26,942
2005 $30,349 $27,299