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Colorado Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Colorado was $71,953 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Colorado median household income is $10,016 higher. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Colorado household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Colorado median family income and per capita income for Colorado are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Colorado

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Colorado $71,953 +1.63% +6.22%

Colorado Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $71,953, the median household income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2018 $61,937 $71,953
2017 $61,807 $70,802
2016 $60,291 $68,733
2015 $59,116 $67,737
2014 $56,969 $65,087
2013 $56,415 $63,512
2012 $56,288 $62,198
2011 $56,507 $61,973
2010 $57,762 $62,378
2009 $58,921 $65,032
2008 $60,829 $66,633
2007 $61,601 $67,030
2006 $60,490 $64,940
2005 $59,604 $65,288

Colorado Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Colorado was $88,955 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Colorado median family income is $12,554 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Colorado

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Colorado $88,955 +2.26% +7.07%

Colorado Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $88,955, the median family income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2018 $76,401 $88,955
2017 $75,692 $86,988
2016 $74,360 $84,509
2015 $72,348 $83,079
2014 $69,978 $80,059
2013 $69,134 $77,785
2012 $68,512 $77,887
2011 $68,763 $77,328
2010 $69,953 $78,253
2009 $71,663 $80,886
2008 $74,083 $82,031
2007 $74,267 $81,937
2006 $73,069 $80,669
2005 $71,965 $80,521

Colorado Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Colorado was $38,057 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Colorado per capita income is $4,226 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Colorado

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Colorado $38,057 +2.22% +6.98%

Colorado Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $38,057, the per capita income for Colorado was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Colorado

Date US Colorado
2018 $33,831 $38,057
2017 $33,187 $37,231
2016 $32,573 $36,145
2015 $31,775 $35,573
2014 $30,672 $34,354
2013 $30,431 $33,926
2012 $29,934 $33,232
2011 $29,884 $33,348
2010 $30,077 $33,151
2009 $30,984 $34,041
2008 $32,255 $35,625
2007 $32,400 $35,369
2006 $31,545 $34,645
2005 $32,269 $34,906