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Tennessee Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Tennessee was $42,764 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Tennessee median household income is $8,607 lower. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 Tennessee household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. Tennessee median family income and per capita income for Tennessee are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Tennessee

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Tennessee $42,764 +0.47% -4.26%

Tennessee Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Tennessee is $42,764. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $46,917 and is now $4,153 (8.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,564 in 2011, real median household income for Tennessee has now grown by $200 (0.47%).

Real Median Household Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2012 $51,371 $42,764
2011 $51,557 $42,564
2010 $52,703 $43,662
2009 $53,760 $44,666
2008 $55,484 $46,511
2007 $56,189 $46,917
2006 $55,176 $45,911
2005 $54,387 $45,721

Tennessee Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Tennessee was $53,342 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, Tennessee median family income is $9,185 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in Tennessee

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Tennessee $53,342 -0.04% -2.95%

Tennessee Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Tennessee is $53,342. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $57,523 and is now $4,181 (7.27%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2012 $62,527 $53,342
2011 $62,739 $53,365
2010 $63,827 $53,795
2009 $65,387 $54,963
2008 $67,574 $57,372
2007 $67,742 $57,523
2006 $66,650 $56,717
2005 $65,666 $56,396

Tennessee Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Tennessee was $23,692 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, Tennessee per capita income is $3,627 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in Tennessee

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Tennessee $23,692 -0.48% -2.50%

Tennessee Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Tennessee is $23,692. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $25,981 and is now $2,289 (8.81%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,656 in 2010, real per capita income for Tennessee has now grown by $36 (0.15%).

Real Per Capita Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2012 $27,319 $23,692
2011 $27,266 $23,807
2010 $27,443 $23,656
2009 $28,270 $24,300
2008 $29,421 $25,769
2007 $29,554 $25,933
2006 $28,774 $25,138
2005 $29,445 $25,981