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San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles California metro area was $71,880 in 2017, the latest figures available. San Luis Obispo median household income is $75 higher than the median California household income and $11,544 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including San Luis Obispo median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Luis Obispo California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
San Luis Obispo $71,880 -0.28% +9.26%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for San luis obispo is $71,880. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $72,082 and is now $202 (0.28%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: San Luis Obispo, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $71,880
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $72,082
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $64,821
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $65,788
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $61,299
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $64,460
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $59,196
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $60,818
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $64,894
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $69,089
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $67,497
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $61,193

San Luis Obispo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Luis Obispo was $91,611 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, San Luis Obispo median family income is $9,602 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for San Luis Obispo California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
San Luis Obispo $91,611 +8.88% +9.55%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $91,611, the median family income for San luis obispo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: San Luis Obispo, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $91,611
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $84,140
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $79,119
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $83,628
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $78,406
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $78,315
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $80,864
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $75,203
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $78,684
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $82,549
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $85,438
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $77,789

San Luis Obispo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Luis Obispo was $35,982 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Luis Obispo median per capita income is $936 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
San Luis Obispo $35,982 +2.27% +9.36%

Trends in San Luis Obispo, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,982, the per capita income for San luis obispo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: San Luis Obispo, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $35,982
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $35,185
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $34,456
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $32,903
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $31,429
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $32,094
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $30,280
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $31,808
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $32,360
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $33,804
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $35,352
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $33,524