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Washington Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Washington was $67,106 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Washington median household income is $9,489 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Washington household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Washington median family income and per capita income for Washington are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Washington

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Washington $67,106 +3.34% +11.51%

Washington Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $67,106, the median household income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2016 $57,617 $67,106
2015 $56,480 $64,939
2014 $54,398 $62,213
2013 $53,838 $60,181
2012 $53,701 $60,184
2011 $53,879 $60,635
2010 $55,093 $61,241
2009 $56,180 $63,257
2008 $58,000 $64,743
2007 $58,736 $64,351
2006 $57,677 $62,595
2005 $56,832 $60,543

Washington Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Washington was $81,234 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Washington median family income is $10,172 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Washington

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Washington $81,234 +4.25% +10.46%

Washington Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $81,234, the median family income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2016 $71,062 $81,234
2015 $69,122 $77,926
2014 $66,820 $75,218
2013 $65,977 $73,541
2012 $65,363 $73,109
2011 $65,564 $73,217
2010 $66,721 $74,117
2009 $68,329 $76,471
2008 $70,638 $78,589
2007 $70,813 $77,144
2006 $69,670 $75,835
2005 $68,618 $73,835

Washington Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Washington was $35,284 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Washington per capita income is $4,156 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Washington

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Washington $35,284 +4.05% +11.64%

Washington Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $35,284, the per capita income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2016 $31,128 $35,284
2015 $30,358 $33,909
2014 $29,288 $32,281
2013 $29,041 $31,604
2012 $28,558 $31,215
2011 $28,494 $31,236
2010 $28,687 $31,224
2009 $29,542 $32,270
2008 $30,755 $33,679
2007 $30,894 $33,601
2006 $30,078 $32,553
2005 $30,768 $32,768