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West Virginia Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for West Virginia was $41,253 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, West Virginia median household income is $10,997 lower. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 West Virginia household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. 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

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
West Virginia $41,253 +1.16% +1.03%

West Virginia Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for West Virginia is $41,253. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $41,636 and is now $383 (0.92%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,857 in 2011, real median household income for West Virginia has now grown by $1,396 (3.50%).

Real Median Household Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2013 $52,250 $41,253
2012 $52,117 $40,780
2011 $52,306 $39,857
2010 $53,469 $40,832
2009 $54,541 $40,655
2008 $56,290 $41,100
2007 $57,006 $41,636
2006 $55,978 $40,505
2005 $55,178 $39,916

West Virginia Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for West Virginia was $51,596 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, West Virginia median family income is $12,434 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in West Virginia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
West Virginia $51,596 -0.90% -1.30%

West Virginia Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for West Virginia is $51,596. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $53,102 and is now $1,506 (2.84%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2013 $64,030 $51,596
2012 $63,435 $52,065
2011 $63,650 $51,468
2010 $64,754 $52,273
2009 $66,336 $51,759
2008 $68,556 $53,102
2007 $68,727 $52,060
2006 $67,618 $50,849
2005 $66,621 $51,096

West Virginia Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for West Virginia was $23,159 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, West Virginia per capita income is $5,025 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in West Virginia

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
West Virginia $23,159 +1.86% +3.45%

West Virginia Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $23,159, the per capita income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2013.

Real Per Capita Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2013 $28,184 $23,159
2012 $27,716 $22,735
2011 $27,662 $22,848
2010 $27,841 $22,386
2009 $28,681 $23,115
2008 $29,849 $22,894
2007 $29,984 $22,940
2006 $29,192 $22,433
2005 $29,873 $22,927