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North Carolina Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for North Carolina was $45,150 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, North Carolina median household income is $6,221 lower. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 North Carolina household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. 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

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
North Carolina $45,150 +0.71% -3.43%

North Carolina Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for North Carolina is $45,150. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $49,640 and is now $4,490 (9.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,833 in 2011, real median household income for North Carolina has now grown by $317 (0.71%).

Real Median Household Income: North Carolina, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2012 $51,371 $45,150
2011 $51,557 $44,833
2010 $52,703 $45,626
2009 $53,760 $46,752
2008 $55,484 $49,640
2007 $56,189 $49,467
2006 $55,176 $48,542
2005 $54,387 $47,903

North Carolina Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for North Carolina was $54,995 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, North Carolina median family income is $7,532 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in North Carolina

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
North Carolina $54,995 -0.39% -5.37%

North Carolina Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for North Carolina is $54,995. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $60,937 and is now $5,942 (9.75%) lower.

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Historical Real Median Family Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2012 $62,527 $54,995
2011 $62,739 $55,212
2010 $63,827 $55,730
2009 $65,387 $58,114
2008 $67,574 $60,346
2007 $67,742 $60,937
2006 $66,650 $59,600
2005 $65,666 $58,030

North Carolina Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for North Carolina was $24,435 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, North Carolina per capita income is $2,884 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in North Carolina

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
North Carolina $24,435 -0.72% -4.11%

North Carolina Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for North Carolina is $24,435. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $26,917 and is now $2,482 (9.22%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for North Carolina

Date US North Carolina
2012 $27,319 $24,435
2011 $27,266 $24,611
2010 $27,443 $24,676
2009 $28,270 $25,481
2008 $29,421 $26,890
2007 $29,554 $26,917
2006 $28,774 $26,130
2005 $29,445 $26,486