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Orange County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Orange County California area was $89,759 in 2018, the latest figures available. Orange County median household income is $14,482 higher than the median California household income and $27,822 greater than the US median household income. 2019 county income data (including Orange County median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Orange County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orange County California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Orange County $89,759 +1.63% +7.98%

Trends in Orange County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $89,759, the median household income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $89,759
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $88,319
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $85,635
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $83,125
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $81,016
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $80,074
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $78,873
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $80,889
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $81,808
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $84,314
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $87,776
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $88,944

Orange County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orange County was $102,047 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Orange County median family income is $15,882 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Orange County California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Orange County $102,047 +2.69% +9.48%

Trends in Orange County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $102,047, the median family income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $102,047
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $99,377
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $96,336
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $93,209
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $90,579
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $89,466
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $89,468
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $91,374
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $91,348
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $93,989
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $100,528
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $100,784

Orange County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orange County was $41,722 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Orange County median per capita income is $4,598 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orange County California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Orange County $41,722 +4.33% +10.42%

Trends in Orange County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $41,722, the per capita income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $41,722
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $39,990
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $40,022
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $37,786
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $37,039
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $36,536
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $35,948
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $36,409
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $36,210
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $37,874
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $40,045
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $41,027