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San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos California metro area was $76,207 in 2017, the latest figures available. San Diego median household income is $4,402 higher than the median California household income and $15,871 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including San Diego median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Diego California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
San Diego $76,207 +5.33% +11.08%

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

At $76,207, the median household income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: San Diego, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Diego

Date US California San Diego
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $76,207
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $72,348
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $69,655
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $68,605
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $64,743
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $64,530
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $64,966
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $67,516
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $68,983
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $71,933
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $73,236
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $72,628

San Diego Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Diego was $87,281 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, San Diego median family income is $5,272 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for San Diego will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for San Diego California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
San Diego $87,281 +5.20% +9.54%

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

At $87,281, the median family income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: San Diego, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Diego

Date US California San Diego
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $87,281
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $82,969
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $80,346
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $79,678
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $75,475
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $74,193
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $76,377
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $76,667
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $81,658
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $85,075
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $85,122
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $84,216

San Diego Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Diego was $36,697 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Diego median per capita income is $1,651 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for San Diego will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Diego California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
San Diego $36,697 +4.65% +11.45%

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

At $36,697, the per capita income for San diego was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: San Diego, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Diego

Date US California San Diego
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $36,697
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $35,066
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $33,345
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $32,928
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $32,510
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $31,320
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $30,980
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $32,109
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $33,462
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $34,784
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $35,650
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $35,056