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San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont California metro area was $101,714 in 2017, the latest figures available. San Francisco median household income is $29,909 higher than the median California household income and $41,378 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including San Francisco median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Francisco California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
San Francisco $101,714 +2.99% +17.92%

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

At $101,714, the median household income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $101,714
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $98,757
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $91,588
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $86,256
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $83,924
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $80,138
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $78,617
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $82,281
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $84,552
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $87,708
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $87,205
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $85,878

San Francisco Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Francisco was $120,470 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, San Francisco median family income is $38,461 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for San Francisco California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
San Francisco $120,470 +4.82% +15.28%

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

At $120,470, the median family income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $120,470
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $114,931
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $106,817
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $104,503
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $101,499
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $97,375
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $96,483
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $98,833
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $103,918
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $107,554
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $104,129
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $102,922

San Francisco Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Francisco was $52,261 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Francisco median per capita income is $17,215 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for San Francisco will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
San Francisco $52,261 +3.19% +14.80%

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

At $52,261, the per capita income for San francisco was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: San Francisco, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Francisco

Date US California San Francisco
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $52,261
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $50,646
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $48,124
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $45,525
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $45,001
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $43,343
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $42,751
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $42,469
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $44,035
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $46,236
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $46,380
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $44,563