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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 $71,148 in 2018, the latest figures available. San Luis Obispo median household income is $4,129 lower than the median California household income and $9,211 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including San Luis Obispo median household income) will be released in September of 2020. 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

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
San Luis Obispo $71,148 -3.37% +7.15%

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

The current median household income for San luis obispo is $71,148. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $73,839 and is now $2,691 (3.64%) 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
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $71,148
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $73,632
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $73,839
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $66,400
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $67,392
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $62,794
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $66,032
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $60,639
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $62,300
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $66,477
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $70,772
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $69,142

San Luis Obispo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Luis Obispo was $93,540 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, San Luis Obispo median family income is $7,375 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for San Luis Obispo California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
San Luis Obispo $93,540 -0.32% +15.41%

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

The current median family income for San luis obispo is $93,540. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $93,844 and is now $304 (0.32%) lower.

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
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $93,540
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $93,844
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $86,191
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $81,047
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $85,667
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $80,318
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $80,225
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $82,835
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $77,035
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $80,602
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $84,560
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $87,520

San Luis Obispo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Luis Obispo was $36,924 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Luis Obispo median per capita income is $200 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for San Luis Obispo will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
San Luis Obispo $36,924 +0.18% +4.61%

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

At $36,924, the per capita income for San luis obispo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Luis Obispo

Date US California San Luis Obispo
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $36,924
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $36,859
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $36,043
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $35,296
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $33,706
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $32,196
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $32,877
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $31,018
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $32,583
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $33,149
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $34,627
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $36,214