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Wisconsin Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Wisconsin was $55,638 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Wisconsin median household income is $137 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Wisconsin household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Wisconsin median family income and per capita income for Wisconsin are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Wisconsin

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Wisconsin $55,638 +5.61% +5.56%

Wisconsin Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Wisconsin is $55,638. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $57,817 and is now $2,179 (3.77%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,370 in 2013, real median household income for Wisconsin has now grown by $3,268 (6.24%).

Real Median Household Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2015 $55,775 $55,638
2014 $53,719 $52,683
2013 $53,166 $52,370
2012 $53,031 $52,709
2011 $53,223 $53,110
2010 $54,405 $53,269
2009 $55,478 $55,227
2008 $57,276 $57,348
2007 $58,003 $57,817
2006 $56,957 $57,334
2005 $56,122 $57,169

Wisconsin Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Wisconsin was $70,870 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Wisconsin median family income is $2,610 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Wisconsin

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Wisconsin $70,870 +5.36% +5.37%

Wisconsin Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Wisconsin is $70,870. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $72,240 and is now $1,370 (1.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,769 in 2013, real median family income for Wisconsin has now grown by $4,101 (6.14%).

Real Median Family Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2015 $68,260 $70,870
2014 $65,986 $67,265
2013 $65,153 $66,769
2012 $64,548 $67,260
2011 $64,766 $67,166
2010 $65,888 $67,496
2009 $67,476 $69,195
2008 $69,756 $72,240
2007 $69,929 $71,793
2006 $68,801 $71,279
2005 $67,761 $71,178

Wisconsin Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Wisconsin was $29,563 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Wisconsin per capita income is $416 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Wisconsin

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Wisconsin $29,563 +4.66% +6.09%

Wisconsin Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Wisconsin is $29,563. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $30,051 and is now $488 (1.62%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,624 in 2011, real per capita income for Wisconsin has now grown by $1,939 (7.02%).

Real Per Capita Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2015 $29,979 $29,563
2014 $28,922 $28,246
2013 $28,678 $27,929
2012 $28,202 $27,867
2011 $28,147 $27,624
2010 $28,329 $27,675
2009 $29,174 $28,608
2008 $30,371 $29,648
2007 $30,508 $29,713
2006 $29,703 $29,242
2005 $30,384 $30,051