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San Mateo County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the San Mateo County California area was $116,653 in 2017, the latest figures available. San Mateo County median household income is $44,848 higher than the median California household income and $56,317 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including San Mateo County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for San Mateo County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for San Mateo County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
San Mateo County $116,653 +5.13% +11.38%

Trends in San Mateo County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $116,653, the median household income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: San Mateo County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for San Mateo County

Date US California San Mateo County
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $116,653
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $110,964
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $104,784
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $104,735
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $96,254
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $87,291
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $89,192
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $93,233
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $97,595
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $97,187
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $98,497
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $94,959

San Mateo County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Mateo County was $133,877 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, San Mateo County median family income is $51,868 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for San Mateo County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for San Mateo County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
San Mateo County $133,877 +0.86% +10.26%

Trends in San Mateo County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $133,877, the median family income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: San Mateo County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for San Mateo County

Date US California San Mateo County
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $133,877
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $132,734
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $119,005
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $121,420
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $114,265
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $104,587
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $108,183
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $111,271
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $117,532
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $115,849
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $115,123
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $113,006

San Mateo County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Mateo County was $57,987 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Mateo County median per capita income is $22,941 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for San Mateo County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Mateo County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
San Mateo County $57,987 +2.73% +11.92%

Trends in San Mateo County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $57,987, the per capita income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: San Mateo County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Mateo County

Date US California San Mateo County
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $57,987
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $56,446
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $52,182
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $51,809
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $48,853
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $46,574
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $48,422
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $46,155
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $48,388
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $50,718
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $51,245
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $48,813