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Alabama Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alabama was $49,861 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alabama median household income is $12,076 lower. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Alabama household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Alabama median family income and per capita income for Alabama are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alabama

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Alabama $49,861 +1.15% +5.09%

Alabama Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alabama is $49,861. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $49,882 and is now $21 (0.04%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,474 in 2014, real median household income for Alabama has now grown by $4,387 (9.65%).

Real Median Household Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2018 $61,937 $49,861
2017 $61,807 $49,296
2016 $60,291 $48,404
2015 $59,116 $47,446
2014 $56,969 $45,474
2013 $56,415 $46,264
2012 $56,288 $45,553
2011 $56,507 $46,340
2010 $57,762 $46,714
2009 $58,921 $47,503
2008 $60,829 $49,882
2007 $61,601 $49,234
2006 $60,490 $48,420
2005 $59,604 $47,535

Alabama Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alabama was $63,837 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Alabama median family income is $12,564 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Alabama

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Alabama $63,837 +1.31% +5.37%

Alabama Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $63,837, the median family income for Alabama was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2018 $76,401 $63,837
2017 $75,692 $63,011
2016 $74,360 $62,538
2015 $72,348 $60,584
2014 $69,978 $57,083
2013 $69,134 $58,353
2012 $68,512 $57,744
2011 $68,763 $58,173
2010 $69,953 $58,204
2009 $71,663 $59,576
2008 $74,083 $63,449
2007 $74,267 $61,637
2006 $73,069 $61,434
2005 $71,965 $59,403

Alabama Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alabama was $27,525 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Alabama per capita income is $6,306 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alabama

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Alabama $27,525 +1.40% +4.85%

Alabama Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $27,525, the per capita income for Alabama was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2018 $33,831 $27,525
2017 $33,187 $27,144
2016 $32,573 $27,008
2015 $31,775 $26,253
2014 $30,672 $25,063
2013 $30,431 $25,248
2012 $29,934 $24,999
2011 $29,884 $25,412
2010 $30,077 $25,384
2009 $30,984 $26,221
2008 $32,255 $27,283
2007 $32,400 $27,153
2006 $31,545 $26,555
2005 $32,269 $27,285