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Alabama Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alabama was $48,123 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alabama median household income is $12,213 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Alabama household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Alabama median family income and per capita income for Alabama are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Alabama $48,123 +1.84% +8.41%

Alabama Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alabama is $48,123. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $48,696 and is now $573 (1.18%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,391 in 2014, real median household income for Alabama has now grown by $3,732 (8.41%).

Real Median Household Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2017 $60,336 $48,123
2016 $58,856 $47,252
2015 $57,709 $46,317
2014 $55,613 $44,391
2013 $55,072 $45,163
2012 $54,948 $44,469
2011 $55,162 $45,237
2010 $56,388 $45,603
2009 $57,519 $46,372
2008 $59,382 $48,696
2007 $60,135 $48,063
2006 $59,051 $47,268
2005 $58,185 $46,404

Alabama Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alabama was $61,512 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Alabama median family income is $12,379 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Alabama $61,512 +0.76% +10.39%

Alabama Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alabama is $61,512. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $61,940 and is now $428 (0.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,724 in 2014, real median family income for Alabama has now grown by $5,788 (10.39%).

Real Median Family Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2017 $73,891 $61,512
2016 $72,591 $61,050
2015 $70,627 $59,142
2014 $68,313 $55,724
2013 $67,488 $56,964
2012 $66,880 $56,369
2011 $67,126 $56,789
2010 $68,289 $56,819
2009 $69,958 $58,158
2008 $72,321 $61,940
2007 $72,500 $60,170
2006 $71,330 $59,972
2005 $70,252 $57,989

Alabama Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alabama was $26,498 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Alabama per capita income is $5,899 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Alabama $26,498 +0.50% +8.30%

Alabama Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Alabama is $26,498. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $26,635 and is now $137 (0.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,403 in 2012, real per capita income for Alabama has now grown by $2,095 (8.59%).

Real Per Capita Income: Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alabama

Date US Alabama
2017 $32,397 $26,498
2016 $31,798 $26,365
2015 $31,019 $25,628
2014 $29,942 $24,467
2013 $29,706 $24,647
2012 $29,221 $24,403
2011 $29,173 $24,807
2010 $29,361 $24,780
2009 $30,246 $25,596
2008 $31,488 $26,634
2007 $31,629 $26,507
2006 $30,795 $25,923
2005 $31,501 $26,635