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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 $86,217 in 2017, the latest figures available. Orange County median household income is $14,412 higher than the median California household income and $25,881 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Orange County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Orange County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orange County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
Orange County $86,217 +3.13% +9.01%

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

The current median household income for Orange is $86,217. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $86,828 and is now $611 (0.70%) lower. From a post peak low of $76,995 in 2012, real median household income for Orange has now grown by $9,222 (11.98%).

Real Median Household Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $86,217
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $83,597
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $81,148
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $79,088
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $78,168
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $76,995
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $78,964
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $79,862
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $82,308
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $85,688
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $86,828
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $85,597

Orange County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orange County was $97,012 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, Orange County median family income is $15,003 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Orange County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
Orange County $97,012 +3.16% +9.71%

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

The current median family income for Orange is $97,012. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $98,386 and is now $1,374 (1.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $87,336 in 2013, real median family income for Orange has now grown by $9,676 (11.08%).

Real Median Family Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $97,012
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $94,043
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $90,992
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $88,423
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $87,336
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $87,338
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $89,199
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $89,175
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $91,752
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $98,137
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $98,386
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $97,737

Orange County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orange County was $39,038 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, Orange County median per capita income is $3,992 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orange County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
Orange County $39,038 -0.08% +7.97%

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

The current per capita income for Orange is $39,038. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $40,051 and is now $1,013 (2.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,092 in 2012, real per capita income for Orange has now grown by $3,946 (11.24%).

Real Per Capita Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $39,038
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $39,070
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $36,887
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $36,158
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $35,666
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $35,092
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $35,543
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $35,348
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $36,973
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $39,093
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $40,051
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $38,841