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Raleigh-Cary North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Raleigh-Cary North Carolina metro area was $71,685 in 2016, the latest figures available. Raleigh median household income is $21,101 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $14,068 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Raleigh median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Raleigh-Cary are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Raleigh $71,685 +7.62% +12.74%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $71,685, the median household income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $71,685
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $66,609
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $63,174
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $63,586
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $63,055
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $63,155
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $63,673
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $66,354
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $68,962
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $67,268
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $66,842
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $65,403

Raleigh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Raleigh was $87,547 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Raleigh median family income is $25,258 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Raleigh $87,547 +8.07% +13.87%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $87,547, the median family income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $87,547
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $81,012
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $78,853
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $76,883
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $78,298
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $77,790
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $77,993
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $83,835
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $85,913
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $84,255
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $85,107
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $81,386

Raleigh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Raleigh was $35,661 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Raleigh median per capita income is $7,505 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Raleigh $35,661 +6.81% +9.78%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,661, the per capita income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $35,661
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $33,387
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $32,550
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $32,483
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $31,321
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $31,283
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $31,668
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $32,356
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $35,181
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $34,811
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $33,421
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $34,824