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Modesto California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Modesto California metro area was $60,321 in 2018, the latest figures available. Modesto median household income is $14,956 lower than the median California household income and $1,616 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Modesto median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Modesto are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Modesto California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Modesto $60,321 -1.06% +8.69%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Modesto is $60,321. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,450 and is now $1,129 (1.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,317 in 2011, real median household income for Modesto has now grown by $11,004 (22.31%).

Real Median Household Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $60,321
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $60,965
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $56,825
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $55,499
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $54,237
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $51,785
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $50,847
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $49,317
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $55,451
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $57,155
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $58,876
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $61,450

Modesto Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Modesto was $65,936 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Modesto median family income is $20,229 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Modesto will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Modesto California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Modesto $65,936 -1.32% +7.94%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Modesto is $65,936. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $69,821 and is now $3,885 (5.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,537 in 2012, real median family income for Modesto has now grown by $10,399 (18.72%).

Real Median Family Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $65,936
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $66,817
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $63,506
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $61,083
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $59,215
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $59,747
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $55,537
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $56,711
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $61,472
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $64,747
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $68,935
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $69,821

Modesto Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Modesto was $26,191 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Modesto median per capita income is $10,933 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Modesto will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Modesto California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Modesto $26,191 +2.45% +7.13%

Trends in Modesto, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Modesto is $26,191. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $26,871 and is now $680 (2.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,085 in 2011, real per capita income for Modesto has now grown by $4,106 (18.59%).

Real Per Capita Income: Modesto, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Modesto

Date US California Modesto
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $26,191
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $25,565
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $25,460
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $24,448
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $22,943
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $24,354
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $22,580
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $22,085
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $23,913
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $23,969
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $25,968
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $25,819