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Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Texas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Texas metro area was $57,366 in 2013, the latest figures available. Houston median household income is $5,662 higher than the median Texas household income and $5,116 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including Houston median household income) will be released in September of 2015. Median family and per capita income for Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Houston Texas

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Texas $51,704 +0.44% -0.45%
Houston $57,366 +1.14% -0.46%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Houston is $57,366. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $60,857 and is now $3,491 (5.74%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Houston, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2013 $52,250 $51,704 $57,366
2012 $52,117 $51,477 $56,722
2011 $52,306 $51,156 $56,862
2010 $53,469 $51,940 $57,631
2009 $54,541 $52,410 $58,804
2008 $56,290 $54,142 $60,857
2007 $57,006 $53,419 $59,531
2006 $55,978 $51,901 $58,056
2005 $55,178 $50,282 $55,730

Houston Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Houston was $66,296 in 2013. Compared to the median Texas family income, Houston median family income is $5,088 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for Houston will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for Houston Texas

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Texas $61,208 +0.95% +1.26%
Houston $66,296 -0.77% -0.38%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Houston is $66,296. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $70,886 and is now $4,590 (6.48%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Houston, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2013 $64,030 $61,208 $66,296
2012 $63,435 $60,633 $66,811
2011 $63,650 $60,088 $66,345
2010 $64,754 $60,444 $66,547
2009 $66,336 $61,477 $68,015
2008 $68,556 $63,578 $70,886
2007 $68,727 $62,625 $69,159
2006 $67,618 $60,488 $67,248
2005 $66,621 $59,386 $64,579

Houston Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Houston was $29,212 in 2013. Compared to the median Texas per capita income, Houston median per capita income is $2,885 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for Houston will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for Houston Texas

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Texas $26,327 +2.33% +3.26%
Houston $29,212 +1.85% +3.41%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Houston is $29,212. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $30,605 and is now $1,393 (4.55%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,248 in 2010, real per capita income for Houston has now grown by $964 (3.41%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2013 $28,184 $26,327 $29,212
2012 $27,716 $25,727 $28,680
2011 $27,662 $25,564 $28,526
2010 $27,841 $25,495 $28,248
2009 $28,681 $26,148 $29,395
2008 $29,849 $27,151 $30,605
2007 $29,984 $26,894 $29,994
2006 $29,192 $25,997 $28,788
2005 $29,873 $26,509 $29,197