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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 $95,934 in 2019, the latest figures available. Orange County median household income is $15,494 higher than the median California household income and $30,222 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Orange County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Orange County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orange County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
Orange County $95,934 +4.98% +10.03%

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

At $95,934, the median household income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $95,934
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $91,386
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $89,919
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $87,186
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $84,632
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $82,484
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $81,525
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $80,301
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $82,355
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $83,291
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $85,842

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Orange County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orange County was $107,171 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, Orange County median family income is $15,794 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Orange County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
Orange County $107,171 +3.15% +9.27%

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

At $107,171, the median family income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $107,171
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $103,896
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $101,177
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $98,081
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $94,899
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $92,220
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $91,087
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $91,088
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $93,030
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $93,004
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $95,692

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Orange County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orange County was $43,200 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, Orange County median per capita income is $3,807 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orange County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
Orange County $43,200 +1.70% +6.02%

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

At $43,200, the per capita income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Orange County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orange County

Date US California Orange County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $43,200
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $42,478
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $40,714
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $40,747
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $38,471
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $37,710
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $37,198
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $36,599
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $37,069
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $36,866
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $38,560

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