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San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara California metro area was $117,474 in 2017, the latest figures available. San Jose median household income is $45,669 higher than the median California household income and $57,138 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including San Jose median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Jose California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
San Jose $117,474 +4.51% +17.48%

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

At $117,474, the median household income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $117,474
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $112,407
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $105,517
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $99,998
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $96,476
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $97,054
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $91,765
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $94,581
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $96,759
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $100,548
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $99,308
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $98,279

San Jose Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Jose was $131,653 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, San Jose median family income is $49,644 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for San Jose California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
San Jose $131,653 +5.49% +17.79%

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

At $131,653, the median family income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $131,653
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $124,800
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $121,159
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $111,771
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $108,012
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $108,037
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $106,962
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $107,355
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $110,457
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $117,744
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $116,920
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $112,813

San Jose Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Jose was $51,857 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Jose median per capita income is $16,811 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Jose California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
San Jose $51,857 +3.61% +14.76%

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

At $51,857, the per capita income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $51,857
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $50,049
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $47,748
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $45,186
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $44,492
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $43,361
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $42,495
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $41,888
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $42,619
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $46,054
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $45,988
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $44,607