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Rhode Island Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Rhode Island was $60,596 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Rhode Island median household income is $2,979 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Rhode Island household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Rhode Island median family income and per capita income for Rhode Island are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Rhode Island

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Rhode Island $60,596 +3.04% +5.20%

Rhode Island Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Rhode Island is $60,596. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $63,242 and is now $2,646 (4.18%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,649 in 2014, real median household income for Rhode Island has now grown by $4,947 (8.89%).

Real Median Household Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2016 $57,617 $60,596
2015 $56,480 $58,807
2014 $54,398 $55,649
2013 $53,838 $57,601
2012 $53,701 $57,028
2011 $53,879 $57,223
2010 $55,093 $57,523
2009 $56,180 $60,540
2008 $58,000 $62,093
2007 $58,736 $62,010
2006 $57,677 $61,680
2005 $56,832 $63,242

Rhode Island Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Rhode Island was $77,940 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Rhode Island median family income is $6,878 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Rhode Island

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Rhode Island $77,940 +0.45% +5.63%

Rhode Island Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Rhode Island is $77,940. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $81,247 and is now $3,307 (4.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,195 in 2014, real median family income for Rhode Island has now grown by $5,745 (7.96%).

Real Median Family Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2016 $71,062 $77,940
2015 $69,122 $77,591
2014 $66,820 $72,195
2013 $65,977 $73,785
2012 $65,363 $74,527
2011 $65,564 $74,258
2010 $66,721 $74,652
2009 $68,329 $77,578
2008 $70,638 $80,254
2007 $70,813 $81,247
2006 $69,670 $77,059
2005 $68,618 $79,464

Rhode Island Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Rhode Island was $33,008 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Rhode Island per capita income is $1,880 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Rhode Island

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Rhode Island $33,008 +2.22% +4.18%

Rhode Island Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Rhode Island is $33,008. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,450 and is now $442 (1.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,457 in 2010, real per capita income for Rhode Island has now grown by $2,551 (8.38%).

Real Per Capita Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2016 $31,128 $33,008
2015 $30,358 $32,291
2014 $29,288 $31,256
2013 $29,041 $31,683
2012 $28,558 $30,722
2011 $28,494 $31,235
2010 $28,687 $30,457
2009 $29,542 $32,186
2008 $30,755 $32,340
2007 $30,894 $32,154
2006 $30,078 $30,876
2005 $30,768 $33,450