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Tennessee Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Tennessee was $48,547 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Tennessee median household income is $9,070 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Tennessee household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Tennessee median family income and per capita income for Tennessee are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Tennessee $48,547 +1.41% +6.36%

Tennessee Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Tennessee is $48,547. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $49,043 and is now $496 (1.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,481 in 2011, real median household income for Tennessee has now grown by $4,066 (9.14%).

Real Median Household Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2016 $57,617 $48,547
2015 $56,480 $47,872
2014 $54,398 $44,974
2013 $53,838 $45,644
2012 $53,701 $44,704
2011 $53,879 $44,481
2010 $55,093 $45,642
2009 $56,180 $46,676
2008 $58,000 $48,619
2007 $58,736 $49,043
2006 $57,677 $47,991
2005 $56,832 $47,776

Tennessee Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Tennessee was $60,659 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Tennessee median family income is $10,403 lower. 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 Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Tennessee $60,659 +3.58% +7.64%

Tennessee Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $60,659, the median family income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2016 $71,062 $60,659
2015 $69,122 $58,561
2014 $66,820 $56,324
2013 $65,977 $56,354
2012 $65,363 $55,761
2011 $65,564 $55,768
2010 $66,721 $56,234
2009 $68,329 $57,436
2008 $70,638 $59,973
2007 $70,813 $60,131
2006 $69,670 $59,287
2005 $68,618 $58,931

Tennessee Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Tennessee was $27,087 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Tennessee per capita income is $4,041 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Tennessee $27,087 +2.03% +6.52%

Tennessee Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Tennessee is $27,087. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,149 and is now $62 (0.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,728 in 2010, real per capita income for Tennessee has now grown by $2,359 (9.54%).

Real Per Capita Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2016 $31,128 $27,087
2015 $30,358 $26,547
2014 $29,288 $25,266
2013 $29,041 $25,428
2012 $28,558 $24,767
2011 $28,494 $24,879
2010 $28,687 $24,728
2009 $29,542 $25,393
2008 $30,755 $26,937
2007 $30,894 $27,108
2006 $30,078 $26,277
2005 $30,768 $27,149