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Wisconsin Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Wisconsin was $56,811 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Wisconsin median household income is $806 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Wisconsin household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Wisconsin median family income and per capita income for Wisconsin are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Wisconsin $56,811 +0.83% +7.13%

Wisconsin Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Wisconsin is $56,811. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $58,548 and is now $1,737 (2.97%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,032 in 2013, real median household income for Wisconsin has now grown by $3,779 (7.13%).

Real Median Household Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2016 $57,617 $56,811
2015 $56,480 $56,341
2014 $54,398 $53,349
2013 $53,838 $53,032
2012 $53,701 $53,375
2011 $53,879 $53,765
2010 $55,093 $53,942
2009 $56,180 $55,925
2008 $58,000 $58,073
2007 $58,736 $58,548
2006 $57,677 $58,059
2005 $56,832 $57,892

Wisconsin Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Wisconsin was $72,891 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Wisconsin median family income is $1,829 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 Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Wisconsin $72,891 +1.57% +7.81%

Wisconsin Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Wisconsin is $72,891. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $73,153 and is now $262 (0.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,613 in 2013, real median family income for Wisconsin has now grown by $5,278 (7.81%).

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Historical Real Median Family Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2016 $71,062 $72,891
2015 $69,122 $71,765
2014 $66,820 $68,115
2013 $65,977 $67,613
2012 $65,363 $68,109
2011 $65,564 $67,994
2010 $66,721 $68,349
2009 $68,329 $70,070
2008 $70,638 $73,153
2007 $70,813 $72,701
2006 $69,670 $72,179
2005 $68,618 $72,078

Wisconsin Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Wisconsin was $30,902 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Wisconsin per capita income is $226 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Wisconsin $30,902 +3.23% +9.26%

Wisconsin Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $30,902, the per capita income for Wisconsin was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2016 $31,128 $30,902
2015 $30,358 $29,936
2014 $29,288 $28,603
2013 $29,041 $28,282
2012 $28,558 $28,218
2011 $28,494 $27,965
2010 $28,687 $28,025
2009 $29,542 $28,970
2008 $30,755 $30,023
2007 $30,894 $30,089
2006 $30,078 $29,611
2005 $30,768 $30,431