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Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill North Carolina metro area was $59,979 in 2016, the latest figures available. Charlotte median household income is $9,395 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $2,362 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Charlotte median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Charlotte $59,979 +8.01% +13.58%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Charlotte is $59,979. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,596 and is now $1,617 (2.63%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,809 in 2013, real median household income for Charlotte has now grown by $7,170 (13.58%).

Real Median Household Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $59,979
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $55,529
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $54,289
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $52,809
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $54,850
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $54,059
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $55,536
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $57,350
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $61,275
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $61,596
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $59,957
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $57,891

Charlotte Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Charlotte was $71,299 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Charlotte median family income is $9,010 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Charlotte $71,299 +4.10% +10.72%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Charlotte is $71,299. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $74,113 and is now $2,814 (3.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,394 in 2013, real median family income for Charlotte has now grown by $6,905 (10.72%).

Real Median Family Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $71,299
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $68,494
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $66,519
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $64,394
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $66,745
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $65,819
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $66,348
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $69,834
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $73,470
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $74,113
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $72,688
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $69,647

Charlotte Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Charlotte was $31,733 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Charlotte median per capita income is $3,577 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Charlotte $31,733 +4.44% +9.98%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Charlotte is $31,733. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $33,024 and is now $1,291 (3.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,854 in 2013, real per capita income for Charlotte has now grown by $2,879 (9.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $31,733
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $30,384
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $29,596
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $28,854
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $29,845
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $29,616
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $29,345
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $31,754
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $32,986
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $33,024
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $32,253
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $32,226