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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $69,117 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $8,781 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Colorado $69,117 +3.01% +8.78%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $69,117, the median household income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2017 $60,336 $69,117
2016 $58,856 $67,098
2015 $57,709 $66,125
2014 $55,613 $63,538
2013 $55,072 $62,000
2012 $54,948 $60,717
2011 $55,162 $60,498
2010 $56,388 $60,894
2009 $57,519 $63,484
2008 $59,382 $65,047
2007 $60,135 $65,435
2006 $59,051 $63,394
2005 $58,185 $63,734

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $84,918 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $11,027 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Colorado $84,918 +2.93% +8.65%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $84,918, the median family income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2017 $73,891 $84,918
2016 $72,591 $82,498
2015 $70,627 $81,102
2014 $68,313 $78,154
2013 $67,488 $75,934
2012 $66,880 $76,032
2011 $67,126 $75,487
2010 $68,289 $76,391
2009 $69,958 $78,961
2008 $72,321 $80,080
2007 $72,500 $79,987
2006 $71,330 $78,750
2005 $70,252 $78,605

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $36,345 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $3,948 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Colorado $36,345 +3.00% +8.37%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $36,345, the per capita income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2017 $32,397 $36,345
2016 $31,798 $35,285
2015 $31,019 $34,727
2014 $29,942 $33,537
2013 $29,706 $33,118
2012 $29,221 $32,441
2011 $29,173 $32,554
2010 $29,361 $32,363
2009 $30,246 $33,231
2008 $31,488 $34,777
2007 $31,629 $34,527
2006 $30,795 $33,821
2005 $31,501 $34,075