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Madison Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Madison Wisconsin metro area was $68,497 in 2016, the latest figures available. Madison median household income is $11,686 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $10,880 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Madison median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Madison are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Madison Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Wisconsin $56,811 +0.83% +7.13%
Madison $68,497 +5.40% +11.79%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Madison is $68,497. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $69,118 and is now $621 (0.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,274 in 2013, real median household income for Madison has now grown by $7,223 (11.79%).

Real Median Household Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2016 $57,617 $56,811 $68,497
2015 $56,480 $56,341 $64,985
2014 $54,398 $53,349 $61,744
2013 $53,838 $53,032 $61,274
2012 $53,701 $53,375 $61,565
2011 $53,879 $53,765 $63,664
2010 $55,093 $53,942 $63,402
2009 $56,180 $55,925 $63,437
2008 $58,000 $58,073 $67,833
2007 $58,736 $58,548 $69,118
2006 $57,677 $58,059 $67,311
2005 $56,832 $57,892 $65,477

Madison Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Madison was $88,599 in 2016. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Madison median family income is $15,708 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Madison will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Madison Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Wisconsin $72,891 +1.57% +7.81%
Madison $88,599 +4.10% +9.87%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Madison is $88,599. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $88,686 and is now $87 (0.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $79,875 in 2014, real median family income for Madison has now grown by $8,724 (10.92%).

Real Median Family Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2016 $71,062 $72,891 $88,599
2015 $69,122 $71,765 $85,108
2014 $66,820 $68,115 $79,875
2013 $65,977 $67,613 $80,642
2012 $65,363 $68,109 $82,073
2011 $65,564 $67,994 $82,852
2010 $66,721 $68,349 $83,776
2009 $68,329 $70,070 $84,860
2008 $70,638 $73,153 $88,220
2007 $70,813 $72,701 $88,240
2006 $69,670 $72,179 $88,686
2005 $68,618 $72,078 $86,083

Madison Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Madison was $36,755 in 2016. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Madison median per capita income is $5,853 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Madison will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Madison Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Wisconsin $30,902 +3.23% +9.26%
Madison $36,755 +3.01% +9.74%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,755, the per capita income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2016 $31,128 $30,902 $36,755
2015 $30,358 $29,936 $35,682
2014 $29,288 $28,603 $33,293
2013 $29,041 $28,282 $33,493
2012 $28,558 $28,218 $33,135
2011 $28,494 $27,965 $33,822
2010 $28,687 $28,025 $33,315
2009 $29,542 $28,970 $34,515
2008 $30,755 $30,023 $35,452
2007 $30,894 $30,089 $35,812
2006 $30,078 $29,611 $35,760
2005 $30,768 $30,431 $36,173