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Tennessee Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Tennessee was $47,275 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Tennessee median household income is $8,500 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Tennessee household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Tennessee median family income and per capita income for Tennessee are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Tennessee

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Tennessee $47,275 +6.45% +7.09%

Tennessee Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Tennessee is $47,275. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $48,431 and is now $1,156 (2.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,939 in 2011, real median household income for Tennessee has now grown by $3,336 (7.59%).

Real Median Household Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2015 $55,775 $47,275
2014 $53,719 $44,412
2013 $53,166 $45,074
2012 $53,031 $44,146
2011 $53,223 $43,939
2010 $54,405 $45,072
2009 $55,478 $46,093
2008 $57,276 $48,012
2007 $58,003 $48,431
2006 $56,957 $47,393
2005 $56,122 $47,180

Tennessee Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Tennessee was $57,830 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Tennessee median family income is $10,430 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Tennessee

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Tennessee $57,830 +3.97% +5.02%

Tennessee Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Tennessee is $57,830. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $59,380 and is now $1,550 (2.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,066 in 2012, real median family income for Tennessee has now grown by $2,764 (5.02%).

Real Median Family Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2015 $68,260 $57,830
2014 $65,986 $55,621
2013 $65,153 $55,650
2012 $64,548 $55,066
2011 $64,766 $55,090
2010 $65,888 $55,532
2009 $67,476 $56,719
2008 $69,756 $59,225
2007 $69,929 $59,380
2006 $68,801 $58,547
2005 $67,761 $58,195

Tennessee Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Tennessee was $26,216 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Tennessee per capita income is $3,763 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Tennessee

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Tennessee $26,216 +5.07% +7.19%

Tennessee Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Tennessee is $26,216. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $26,810 and is now $594 (2.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,420 in 2010, real per capita income for Tennessee has now grown by $1,796 (7.35%).

Real Per Capita Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2015 $29,979 $26,216
2014 $28,922 $24,951
2013 $28,678 $25,111
2012 $28,202 $24,458
2011 $28,147 $24,577
2010 $28,329 $24,420
2009 $29,174 $25,076
2008 $30,371 $26,601
2007 $30,508 $26,770
2006 $29,703 $25,949
2005 $30,384 $26,810