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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 $138,500 in 2019, the latest figures available. San Mateo County median household income is $58,060 higher than the median California household income and $72,788 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including San Mateo County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
San Mateo County $138,500 +9.33% +19.68%

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

At $138,500, the median household income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $138,500
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $126,680
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $121,661
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $115,727
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $109,284
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $109,232
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $100,388
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $91,039
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $93,023
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $97,237
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $101,786

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San Mateo County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for San Mateo County was $158,898 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, San Mateo County median family income is $67,521 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for San Mateo County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for San Mateo County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
San Mateo County $158,898 +7.92% +14.78%

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

At $158,898, the median family income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $158,898
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $147,243
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $139,625
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $138,432
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $124,115
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $126,633
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $119,172
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $109,077
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $112,829
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $116,049
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $122,578

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San Mateo County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for San Mateo County was $68,949 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, San Mateo County median per capita income is $29,556 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for San Mateo County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for San Mateo County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
San Mateo County $68,949 +9.20% +17.12%

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

At $68,949, the per capita income for San mateo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for San Mateo County

Date US California San Mateo County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $68,949
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $63,141
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $60,477
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $58,869
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $54,423
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $54,034
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $50,951
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $48,573
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $50,501
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $48,137
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $50,466

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