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Salinas California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Salinas California metro area was $70,681 in 2018, the latest figures available. Salinas median household income is $4,596 lower than the median California household income and $8,744 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Salinas median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Salinas are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salinas California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Salinas $70,681 -3.19% +10.24%

Trends in Salinas, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Salinas is $70,681. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $73,575 and is now $2,894 (3.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,503 in 2011, real median household income for Salinas has now grown by $11,178 (18.79%).

Real Median Household Income: Salinas, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salinas

Date US California Salinas
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $70,681
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $73,011
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $66,840
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $64,117
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $61,436
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $61,600
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $63,671
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $59,503
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $62,942
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $68,573
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $69,417
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $69,268

Salinas Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salinas was $77,394 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Salinas median family income is $8,771 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Salinas will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Salinas California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Salinas $77,394 -1.71% +11.33%

Trends in Salinas, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Salinas is $77,394. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $78,737 and is now $1,343 (1.71%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Salinas, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salinas

Date US California Salinas
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $77,394
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $78,737
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $72,941
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $69,516
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $64,957
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $66,804
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $67,702
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $63,528
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $68,536
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $72,376
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $72,381
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $75,751

Salinas Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salinas was $30,674 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Salinas median per capita income is $6,450 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Salinas will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salinas California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Salinas $30,674 +6.96% +9.23%

Trends in Salinas, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,674, the per capita income for Salinas was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Salinas, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salinas

Date US California Salinas
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $30,674
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $28,679
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $28,406
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $28,082
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $27,299
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $26,070
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $25,525
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $25,426
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $28,797
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $27,945
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $29,031
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $30,543