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Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton North Carolina metro area was $42,572 in 2016, the latest figures available. Hickory median household income is $8,012 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $15,045 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Hickory median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Hickory North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Hickory $42,572 +4.11% +8.62%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Hickory is $42,572. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $46,680 and is now $4,108 (8.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,059 in 2012, real median household income for Hickory has now grown by $3,513 (8.99%).

Real Median Household Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $42,572
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $40,890
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $41,674
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $39,195
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $39,059
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $41,526
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $43,352
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $41,783
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $46,107
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $45,607
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $46,680
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $45,954

Hickory Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Hickory was $51,881 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Hickory median family income is $10,408 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Hickory North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Hickory $51,881 -1.78% -1.05%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Hickory is $51,881. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $57,602 and is now $5,721 (9.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,102 in 2011, real median family income for Hickory has now grown by $1,779 (3.55%).

Real Median Family Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $51,881
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $52,821
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $51,067
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $52,431
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $52,832
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $50,102
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $52,893
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $53,035
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $57,602
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $56,033
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $56,878
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $55,710

Hickory Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Hickory was $23,451 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Hickory median per capita income is $4,705 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Hickory North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Hickory $23,451 +3.94% +9.54%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Hickory is $23,451. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $24,243 and is now $792 (3.27%) lower. From a post peak low of $21,199 in 2014, real per capita income for Hickory has now grown by $2,252 (10.62%).

Real Per Capita Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $23,451
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $22,562
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $21,199
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $21,408
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $21,295
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $21,620
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $22,225
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $21,830
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $24,243
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $23,687
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $23,646
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $24,209