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Wilmington North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wilmington North Carolina metro area was $50,155 in 2016, the latest figures available. Wilmington median household income is $429 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $7,462 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Wilmington median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Wilmington $50,155 -5.94% +2.27%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wilmington is $50,155. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $53,632 and is now $3,477 (6.48%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,153 in 2011, real median household income for Wilmington has now grown by $4,002 (8.67%).

Real Median Household Income: Wilmington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $50,155
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $53,320
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $49,138
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $49,041
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $52,267
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $46,153
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $49,345
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $49,259
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $53,632
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $51,837
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $52,576
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $50,389

Wilmington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wilmington was $67,419 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Wilmington median family income is $5,130 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Wilmington $67,419 -3.36% +10.96%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wilmington is $67,419. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $69,763 and is now $2,344 (3.36%) lower.

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Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $67,419
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $69,763
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $64,689
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $60,762
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $62,693
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $60,251
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $64,983
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $61,215
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $66,005
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $64,495
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $64,741
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $61,957

Wilmington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wilmington was $29,390 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Wilmington median per capita income is $1,234 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Wilmington $29,390 -0.01% +3.44%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wilmington is $29,390. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,293 and is now $2,903 (8.99%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,305 in 2010, real per capita income for Wilmington has now grown by $1,085 (3.83%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $29,390
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $29,394
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $29,207
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $28,412
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $28,857
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $28,316
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $28,305
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $29,244
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $30,038
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $32,293
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $30,729
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $29,764