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West Virginia Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for West Virginia was $43,385 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, West Virginia median household income is $14,232 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 West Virginia household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. West Virginia median family income and per capita income for West Virginia are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
West Virginia $43,385 +1.96% +2.07%

West Virginia Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $43,385, the median household income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2016 $57,617 $43,385
2015 $56,480 $42,550
2014 $54,398 $41,626
2013 $53,838 $42,507
2012 $53,701 $42,019
2011 $53,879 $41,055
2010 $55,093 $42,072
2009 $56,180 $41,877
2008 $58,000 $42,349
2007 $58,736 $42,900
2006 $57,677 $41,735
2005 $56,832 $41,113

West Virginia Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for West Virginia was $56,703 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, West Virginia median family income is $14,359 lower. 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 West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
West Virginia $56,703 +4.74% +6.65%

West Virginia Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $56,703, the median family income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2016 $71,062 $56,703
2015 $69,122 $54,138
2014 $66,820 $53,137
2013 $65,977 $53,165
2012 $65,363 $53,648
2011 $65,564 $53,016
2010 $66,721 $53,861
2009 $68,329 $53,314
2008 $70,638 $54,715
2007 $70,813 $53,640
2006 $69,670 $52,392
2005 $68,618 $52,627

West Virginia Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for West Virginia was $24,769 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, West Virginia per capita income is $6,359 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
West Virginia $24,769 +3.91% +3.80%

West Virginia Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $24,769, the per capita income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2016 $31,128 $24,769
2015 $30,358 $23,836
2014 $29,288 $23,028
2013 $29,041 $23,863
2012 $28,558 $23,426
2011 $28,494 $23,535
2010 $28,687 $23,066
2009 $29,542 $23,809
2008 $30,755 $23,590
2007 $30,894 $23,637
2006 $30,078 $23,114
2005 $30,768 $23,614