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Columbus Ohio Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Ohio metro area was $60,294 in 2016, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $7,960 higher than the median Ohio household income and $2,677 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Ohio

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Ohio $52,334 +1.19% +5.63%
Columbus $60,294 +2.32% +8.20%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $60,294. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $60,635 and is now $341 (0.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,723 in 2013, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $4,571 (8.20%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2016 $57,617 $52,334 $60,294
2015 $56,480 $51,720 $58,927
2014 $54,398 $49,989 $57,149
2013 $53,838 $49,543 $55,723
2012 $53,701 $48,953 $56,135
2011 $53,879 $48,808 $55,813
2010 $55,093 $49,637 $56,186
2009 $56,180 $50,781 $56,797
2008 $58,000 $53,495 $60,635
2007 $58,736 $53,940 $59,855
2006 $57,677 $53,011 $59,425
2005 $56,832 $53,453 $59,576

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $73,308 in 2016. Compared to the median Ohio family income, Columbus median family income is $6,586 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Ohio

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Ohio $66,722 +1.10% +6.10%
Columbus $73,308 +0.45% +5.62%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $73,308. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $75,412 and is now $2,104 (2.79%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,409 in 2013, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $3,899 (5.62%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2016 $71,062 $66,722 $73,308
2015 $69,122 $65,999 $72,978
2014 $66,820 $63,160 $72,675
2013 $65,977 $62,885 $69,409
2012 $65,363 $62,813 $70,497
2011 $65,564 $62,481 $71,748
2010 $66,721 $62,217 $70,352
2009 $68,329 $64,166 $70,912
2008 $70,638 $66,954 $75,221
2007 $70,813 $67,573 $75,412
2006 $69,670 $66,839 $74,030
2005 $68,618 $66,472 $74,790

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $31,777 in 2016. Compared to the median Ohio per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $2,613 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Ohio

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Ohio $29,164 +2.85% +7.40%
Columbus $31,777 +2.69% +7.82%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $31,777. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $31,995 and is now $218 (0.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,202 in 2010, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $2,575 (8.82%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2016 $31,128 $29,164 $31,777
2015 $30,358 $28,355 $30,945
2014 $29,288 $27,309 $30,364
2013 $29,041 $27,155 $29,471
2012 $28,558 $26,599 $29,518
2011 $28,494 $26,405 $29,768
2010 $28,687 $26,393 $29,202
2009 $29,542 $27,047 $29,730
2008 $30,755 $28,250 $31,471
2007 $30,894 $28,455 $31,343
2006 $30,078 $28,026 $31,302
2005 $30,768 $28,663 $31,995