Department of Numbers

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Washington Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Washington metro area was $75,331 in 2015, the latest figures available. Seattle median household income is $11,202 higher than the median Washington household income and $19,556 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Seattle median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Seattle Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Washington $64,129 +4.38% +7.90%
Seattle $75,331 +5.57% +11.11%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $75,331, the median household income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2015 $55,775 $64,129 $75,331
2014 $53,719 $61,437 $71,355
2013 $53,166 $59,429 $68,663
2012 $53,031 $59,434 $67,800
2011 $53,223 $59,897 $67,538
2010 $54,405 $60,477 $68,583
2009 $55,478 $62,468 $70,731
2008 $57,276 $63,935 $73,168
2007 $58,003 $63,548 $73,040
2006 $56,957 $61,814 $71,313
2005 $56,122 $59,787 $66,705

Seattle Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Seattle was $91,123 in 2015. Compared to the median Washington family income, Seattle median family income is $14,169 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Seattle will be released in September of 2017.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Seattle Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Washington $76,954 +3.60% +6.59%
Seattle $91,123 +3.96% +9.19%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $91,123, the median family income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2015 $68,260 $76,954 $91,123
2014 $65,986 $74,279 $87,654
2013 $65,153 $72,623 $84,226
2012 $64,548 $72,198 $83,457
2011 $64,766 $72,326 $83,428
2010 $65,888 $73,192 $83,572
2009 $67,476 $75,516 $87,159
2008 $69,756 $77,608 $89,158
2007 $69,929 $76,181 $89,424
2006 $68,801 $74,889 $86,758
2005 $67,761 $72,913 $82,371

Seattle Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Seattle was $39,152 in 2015. Compared to the median Washington per capita income, Seattle median per capita income is $5,666 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Seattle will be released in September of 2017.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Seattle Washington

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Washington $33,486 +5.04% +8.63%
Seattle $39,152 +6.11% +10.35%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $39,152, the per capita income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2015 $29,979 $33,486 $39,152
2014 $28,922 $31,878 $36,897
2013 $28,678 $31,210 $36,407
2012 $28,202 $30,826 $35,481
2011 $28,147 $30,856 $35,452
2010 $28,329 $30,835 $35,223
2009 $29,174 $31,867 $36,866
2008 $30,371 $33,259 $38,754
2007 $30,508 $33,182 $38,565
2006 $29,703 $32,147 $37,309
2005 $30,384 $32,359 $37,082