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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 $130,865 in 2019, the latest figures available. San Jose median household income is $50,425 higher than the median California household income and $65,153 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including San Jose median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
San Jose $130,865 +3.08% +11.63%

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

At $130,865, the median household income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $130,865
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $126,956
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $122,518
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $117,233
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $110,048
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $104,292
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $100,620
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $101,222
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $95,706
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $98,642
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $100,914

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San Jose Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Jose was $149,856 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, San Jose median family income is $58,479 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for San Jose California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
San Jose $149,856 +3.48% +15.13%

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

At $149,856, the median family income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $149,856
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $144,812
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $137,306
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $130,158
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $126,362
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $116,571
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $112,651
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $112,676
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $111,555
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $111,964
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $115,200

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San Jose Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Jose was $61,400 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Jose median per capita income is $22,007 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Jose California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
San Jose $61,400 +4.34% +17.63%

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

At $61,400, the per capita income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $61,400
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $58,844
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $54,083
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $52,197
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $49,799
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $47,127
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $46,402
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $45,223
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $44,320
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $43,687
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $44,449

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