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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 $48,984 in 2018, the latest figures available. El Centro median household income is $26,293 lower than the median California household income and $12,953 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including El Centro median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for El Centro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for El Centro California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
El Centro $48,984 +1.29% +13.13%

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

The current median household income for El centro is $48,984. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $51,373 and is now $2,389 (4.65%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $48,984
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $48,362
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $51,373
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $43,299
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $41,715
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $46,762
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $44,048
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $42,343
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $48,247
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $45,280
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $44,352
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $38,743

El Centro Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for El Centro was $53,797 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, El Centro median family income is $32,368 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for El Centro California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
El Centro $53,797 +0.38% +10.91%

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

The current median family income for El centro is $53,797. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $59,781 and is now $5,984 (10.01%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $53,797
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $53,596
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $59,781
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $48,503
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $51,137
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $50,872
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $46,287
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $46,257
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $52,084
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $50,481
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $48,820
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $48,123

El Centro Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for El Centro was $16,920 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, El Centro median per capita income is $20,204 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for El Centro will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for El Centro California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
El Centro $16,920 -10.82% +1.31%

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

The current per capita income for El centro is $16,920. Real per capita income peaked in 2009 at $19,491 and is now $2,571 (13.19%) lower. From a post peak low of $16,253 in 2012, real per capita income for El centro has now grown by $667 (4.10%).

Real Per Capita Income: El Centro, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for El Centro

Date US California El Centro
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $16,920
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $18,972
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $17,977
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $16,701
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $17,228
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $17,391
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $16,253
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $18,169
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $18,335
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $19,491
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $18,519
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $18,206