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Winston-Salem North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Winston-Salem North Carolina metro area was $47,711 in 2016, the latest figures available. Winston median household income is $2,873 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $9,906 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Winston median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Winston-Salem are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Winston North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Winston $47,711 +4.47% +8.79%

Trends in Winston, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Winston is $47,711. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $53,219 and is now $5,508 (10.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,857 in 2013, real median household income for Winston has now grown by $3,854 (8.79%).

Real Median Household Income: Winston, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Winston

Date US North Carolina Winston
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $47,711
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $45,668
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $44,268
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $43,857
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $44,171
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $45,215
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $46,944
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $51,147
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $51,310
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $52,057
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $53,219
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $52,164

Winston Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Winston was $57,830 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Winston median family income is $4,459 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Winston will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Winston North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Winston $57,830 -3.00% +1.01%

Trends in Winston, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Winston is $57,830. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $66,271 and is now $8,441 (12.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,703 in 2012, real median family income for Winston has now grown by $2,127 (3.82%).

Real Median Family Income: Winston, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Winston

Date US North Carolina Winston
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $57,830
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $59,616
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $55,787
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $57,253
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $55,703
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $57,473
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $61,676
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $61,461
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $64,237
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $66,271
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $64,338
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $65,134

Winston Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Winston was $26,865 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Winston median per capita income is $1,291 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Winston will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Winston North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Winston $26,865 +1.36% +5.35%

Trends in Winston, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Winston is $26,865. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $28,932 and is now $2,067 (7.14%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,340 in 2014, real per capita income for Winston has now grown by $2,525 (10.37%).

Real Per Capita Income: Winston, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Winston

Date US North Carolina Winston
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $26,865
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $26,504
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $24,340
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $25,501
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $26,149
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $25,930
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $26,499
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $26,283
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $27,807
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $28,591
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $28,773
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $28,932