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Washington Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Washington was $64,129 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Washington median household income is $8,354 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Washington household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Washington median family income and per capita income for Washington are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Washington $64,129 +4.38% +7.90%

Washington Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $64,129, the median household income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2015 $55,775 $64,129
2014 $53,719 $61,437
2013 $53,166 $59,429
2012 $53,031 $59,434
2011 $53,223 $59,897
2010 $54,405 $60,477
2009 $55,478 $62,468
2008 $57,276 $63,935
2007 $58,003 $63,548
2006 $56,957 $61,814
2005 $56,122 $59,787

Washington Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Washington was $76,954 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Washington median family income is $8,694 higher. 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 Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Washington $76,954 +3.60% +6.59%

Washington Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Washington is $76,954. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,608 and is now $654 (0.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,198 in 2012, real median family income for Washington has now grown by $4,756 (6.59%).

Real Median Family Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2015 $68,260 $76,954
2014 $65,986 $74,279
2013 $65,153 $72,623
2012 $64,548 $72,198
2011 $64,766 $72,326
2010 $65,888 $73,192
2009 $67,476 $75,516
2008 $69,756 $77,608
2007 $69,929 $76,181
2006 $68,801 $74,889
2005 $67,761 $72,913

Washington Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Washington was $33,486 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Washington per capita income is $3,507 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Washington $33,486 +5.04% +8.63%

Washington Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $33,486, the per capita income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2015 $29,979 $33,486
2014 $28,922 $31,878
2013 $28,678 $31,210
2012 $28,202 $30,826
2011 $28,147 $30,856
2010 $28,329 $30,835
2009 $29,174 $31,867
2008 $30,371 $33,259
2007 $30,508 $33,182
2006 $29,703 $32,147
2005 $30,384 $32,359