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El Centro California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the El Centro California metro area was $47,211 in 2017, the latest figures available. El Centro median household income is $24,594 lower than the median California household income and $13,125 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including El Centro median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for El Centro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for El Centro California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
El Centro $47,211 -5.86% +15.93%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for El centro is $47,211. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $50,151 and is now $2,940 (5.86%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $47,211
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $50,151
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $42,269
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $40,722
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $45,649
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $42,999
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $41,335
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $47,099
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $44,202
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $43,297
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $37,821
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $45,199

El Centro Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for El Centro was $52,321 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, El Centro median family income is $29,688 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for El Centro California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
El Centro $52,321 -10.35% +4.81%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for El centro is $52,321. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $58,359 and is now $6,038 (10.35%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $52,321
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $58,359
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $47,349
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $49,920
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $49,661
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $45,185
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $45,156
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $50,845
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $49,279
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $47,658
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $46,978
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $52,321

El Centro Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for El Centro was $18,521 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, El Centro median per capita income is $16,525 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for El Centro California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
El Centro $18,521 +5.53% +10.13%

Trends in El Centro, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for El centro is $18,521. Real per capita income peaked in 2009 at $19,027 and is now $506 (2.66%) lower. From a post peak low of $15,866 in 2012, real per capita income for El centro has now grown by $2,655 (16.73%).

Real Per Capita Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $18,521
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $17,550
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $16,303
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $16,817
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $16,977
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $15,866
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $17,736
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $17,899
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $19,027
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $18,079
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $17,773
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $18,951