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San Diego County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Diego County California area was $83,985 in 2019, the latest figures available. San Diego County median household income is $3,545 higher than the median California household income and $18,273 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including San Diego County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for San Diego County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Diego County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
San Diego County $83,985 +4.31% +11.31%

Trends in San Diego County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $83,985, the median household income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: San Diego County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Diego County

Date US California San Diego County
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $83,985
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $80,512
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $79,479
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $75,453
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $72,646
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $71,551
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $67,524
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $67,301
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $67,756
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $70,415
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $71,945

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San Diego County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Diego County was $96,164 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, San Diego County median family income is $4,787 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for San Diego County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for San Diego County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
San Diego County $96,164 +3.82% +11.13%

Trends in San Diego County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $96,164, the median family income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: San Diego County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Diego County

Date US California San Diego County
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $96,164
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $92,630
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $91,028
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $86,531
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $83,796
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $83,100
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $78,717
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $77,379
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $79,657
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $79,959
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $85,165

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San Diego County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Diego County was $40,389 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Diego County median per capita income is $996 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for San Diego County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Diego County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
San Diego County $40,389 +4.83% +10.44%

Trends in San Diego County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $40,389, the per capita income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: San Diego County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Diego County

Date US California San Diego County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $40,389
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $38,527
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $38,273
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $36,572
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $34,776
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $34,342
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $33,906
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $32,664
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $32,311
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $33,488
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $34,899

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