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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 $60,072 in 2014, the latest figures available. Houston median household income is $7,037 higher than the median Texas household income and $6,415 greater than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Houston median household income) will be released in September of 2016. 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

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Texas $53,035 +0.92% +2.00%
Houston $60,072 +3.03% +3.95%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Houston is $60,072. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $61,852 and is now $1,780 (2.88%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Houston, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2014 $53,657 $53,035 $60,072
2013 $53,105 $52,550 $58,305
2012 $52,970 $52,319 $57,650
2011 $53,162 $51,993 $57,792
2010 $54,343 $52,789 $58,574
2009 $55,415 $53,250 $59,746
2008 $57,211 $55,027 $61,852
2007 $57,936 $54,291 $60,503
2006 $56,892 $52,748 $59,004
2005 $56,058 $51,084 $56,619

Houston Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Houston was $70,323 in 2014. Compared to the median Texas family income, Houston median family income is $7,493 higher. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Houston will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Houston Texas

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Texas $62,830 +1.00% +2.88%
Houston $70,323 +4.37% +4.29%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Houston is $70,323. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $72,046 and is now $1,723 (2.39%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Houston, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2014 $65,910 $62,830 $70,323
2013 $65,078 $62,210 $67,381
2012 $64,473 $61,625 $67,904
2011 $64,691 $61,071 $67,430
2010 $65,813 $61,433 $67,635
2009 $67,399 $62,461 $69,105
2008 $69,677 $64,618 $72,046
2007 $69,849 $63,647 $70,288
2006 $68,722 $61,476 $68,346
2005 $67,684 $60,334 $65,610

Houston Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Houston was $30,689 in 2014. Compared to the median Texas per capita income, Houston median per capita income is $3,564 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Houston will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Houston Texas

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Texas $27,125 +1.37% +4.40%
Houston $30,689 +3.36% +5.85%

Trends in Houston, TX Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Houston is $30,689. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $31,105 and is now $416 (1.34%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,710 in 2010, real per capita income for Houston has now grown by $1,979 (6.89%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Houston

Date US Texas Houston
2014 $28,889 $27,125 $30,689
2013 $28,645 $26,758 $29,690
2012 $28,169 $26,148 $29,149
2011 $28,115 $25,982 $28,992
2010 $28,297 $25,912 $28,710
2009 $29,140 $26,567 $29,866
2008 $30,337 $27,595 $31,105
2007 $30,473 $27,333 $30,483
2006 $29,669 $26,421 $29,258
2005 $30,349 $26,932 $29,663