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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 $124,696 in 2018, the latest figures available. San Jose median household income is $49,419 higher than the median California household income and $62,759 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including San Jose median household income) will be released in September of 2020. 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

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
San Jose $124,696 +3.62% +15.37%

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

At $124,696, the median household income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $124,696
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $120,338
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $115,147
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $108,088
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $102,436
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $98,829
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $99,422
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $94,002
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $96,886
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $99,118
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $102,998
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $101,728

San Jose Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Jose was $142,234 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, San Jose median family income is $56,069 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for San Jose California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
San Jose $142,234 +5.47% +14.60%

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

At $142,234, the median family income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $142,234
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $134,862
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $127,842
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $124,112
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $114,496
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $110,646
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $110,673
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $109,569
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $109,971
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $113,150
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $120,613
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $119,770

San Jose Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Jose was $57,797 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Jose median per capita income is $20,673 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for San Jose will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Jose California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
San Jose $57,797 +8.80% +18.17%

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

At $57,797, the per capita income for San jose was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: San Jose, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Jose

Date US California San Jose
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $57,797
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $53,121
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $51,269
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $48,912
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $46,288
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $45,577
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $44,419
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $43,531
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $42,909
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $43,658
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $47,176
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $47,108