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Wausau Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wausau Wisconsin metro area was $54,774 in 2016, the latest figures available. Wausau median household income is $2,037 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $2,843 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Wausau median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Wausau are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Wisconsin $56,811 +0.83% +7.13%
Wausau $54,774 -2.87% +2.95%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wausau is $54,774. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,788 and is now $7,014 (11.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,205 in 2013, real median household income for Wausau has now grown by $1,569 (2.95%).

Real Median Household Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2016 $57,617 $56,811 $54,774
2015 $56,480 $56,341 $56,391
2014 $54,398 $53,349 $54,036
2013 $53,838 $53,032 $53,205
2012 $53,701 $53,375 $54,797
2011 $53,879 $53,765 $55,134
2010 $55,093 $53,942 $54,333
2009 $56,180 $55,925 $55,568
2008 $58,000 $58,073 $60,921
2007 $58,736 $58,548 $61,788
2006 $57,677 $58,059 $60,048
2005 $56,832 $57,892 $61,335

Wausau Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wausau was $68,905 in 2016. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Wausau median family income is $3,986 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Wausau will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Wisconsin $72,891 +1.57% +7.81%
Wausau $68,905 -1.33% +4.93%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wausau is $68,905. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $75,067 and is now $6,162 (8.21%) lower. From a post peak low of $62,833 in 2012, real median family income for Wausau has now grown by $6,072 (9.66%).

Real Median Family Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2016 $71,062 $72,891 $68,905
2015 $69,122 $71,765 $69,835
2014 $66,820 $68,115 $71,329
2013 $65,977 $67,613 $65,667
2012 $65,363 $68,109 $62,833
2011 $65,564 $67,994 $67,039
2010 $66,721 $68,349 $67,576
2009 $68,329 $70,070 $71,249
2008 $70,638 $73,153 $74,907
2007 $70,813 $72,701 $75,067
2006 $69,670 $72,179 $72,740
2005 $68,618 $72,078 $73,753

Wausau Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wausau was $29,556 in 2016. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Wausau median per capita income is $1,346 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Wausau will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Wisconsin $30,902 +3.23% +9.26%
Wausau $29,556 -2.97% +5.87%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wausau is $29,556. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $30,754 and is now $1,198 (3.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,153 in 2010, real per capita income for Wausau has now grown by $3,403 (13.01%).

Real Per Capita Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2016 $31,128 $30,902 $29,556
2015 $30,358 $29,936 $30,460
2014 $29,288 $28,603 $27,949
2013 $29,041 $28,282 $27,917
2012 $28,558 $28,218 $30,104
2011 $28,494 $27,965 $27,863
2010 $28,687 $28,025 $26,153
2009 $29,542 $28,970 $29,033
2008 $30,755 $30,023 $29,282
2007 $30,894 $30,089 $30,754
2006 $30,078 $29,611 $28,503
2005 $30,768 $30,431 $30,046