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Alabama Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alabama was $51,734 in 2019, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alabama median household income is $13,978 lower. 2020 Census ACS data (including 2020 Alabama household income numbers) will be released in September of 2021. Alabama median family income and per capita income for Alabama are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Alabama $51,734 +1.91% +4.98%

Alabama Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $51,734, the median household income for Alabama was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2019 $65,712 $51,734
2018 $63,059 $50,765
2017 $62,927 $50,189
2016 $61,383 $49,281
2015 $60,187 $48,306
2014 $58,001 $46,297
2013 $57,437 $47,103
2012 $57,307 $46,378
2011 $57,531 $47,180
2010 $58,809 $47,561
2009 $59,988 $48,364

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Alabama Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alabama was $66,171 in 2019. Compared to the median US family income, Alabama median family income is $14,773 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2020 family income data will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income in Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Alabama $66,171 +1.81% +3.93%

Alabama Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $66,171, the median family income for Alabama was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2019 $80,944 $66,171
2018 $77,786 $64,994
2017 $77,064 $64,153
2016 $75,707 $63,670
2015 $73,660 $61,682
2014 $71,246 $58,117
2013 $70,386 $59,410
2012 $69,752 $58,789
2011 $70,009 $59,228
2010 $71,221 $59,259
2009 $72,962 $60,655

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Alabama Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alabama was $28,650 in 2019. Compared to the US per capita income, Alabama per capita income is $7,022 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2020 will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Alabama $28,650 +2.23% +4.19%

Alabama Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $28,650, the per capita income for Alabama was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2019 $35,672 $28,650
2018 $34,444 $28,024
2017 $33,788 $27,636
2016 $33,163 $27,497
2015 $32,351 $26,728
2014 $31,228 $25,517
2013 $30,982 $25,705
2012 $30,476 $25,451
2011 $30,425 $25,872
2010 $30,622 $25,844
2009 $31,545 $26,696

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