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New Castle County Delaware Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New Castle County Delaware area was $76,328 in 2019, the latest figures available. New Castle County median household income is $6,152 higher than the median Delaware household income and $10,616 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including New Castle County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for New Castle County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New Castle County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Delaware $70,176 +6.36% +6.66%
New Castle County $76,328 +7.90% +6.50%

Trends in New Castle County, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New castle is $76,328. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $77,781 and is now $1,453 (1.87%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,339 in 2012, real median household income for New castle has now grown by $6,989 (10.08%).

Real Median Household Income: New Castle County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Castle County

Date US Delaware New Castle County
2019 $65,712 $70,176 $76,328
2018 $63,059 $65,979 $70,738
2017 $62,927 $65,551 $69,508
2016 $61,383 $65,794 $71,671
2015 $60,187 $66,101 $71,498
2014 $58,001 $64,551 $70,047
2013 $57,437 $63,588 $69,374
2012 $57,307 $65,165 $69,339
2011 $57,531 $67,000 $72,585
2010 $58,809 $65,626 $70,458
2009 $59,988 $67,919 $74,408

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New Castle County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Castle County was $95,536 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware family income, New Castle County median family income is $8,388 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for New Castle County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for New Castle County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Delaware $87,148 +7.82% +10.17%
New Castle County $95,536 +8.92% +9.55%

Trends in New Castle County, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $95,536, the median family income for New castle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: New Castle County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Castle County

Date US Delaware New Castle County
2019 $80,944 $87,148 $95,536
2018 $77,786 $80,825 $87,710
2017 $77,064 $80,392 $88,032
2016 $75,707 $79,104 $87,206
2015 $73,660 $80,859 $88,712
2014 $71,246 $78,471 $87,265
2013 $70,386 $76,283 $85,372
2012 $69,752 $78,819 $85,318
2011 $70,009 $79,359 $87,644
2010 $71,221 $80,783 $89,440
2009 $72,962 $80,726 $92,533

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New Castle County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Castle County was $39,576 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, New Castle County median per capita income is $2,718 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for New Castle County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Castle County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Delaware $36,858 +7.28% +9.10%
New Castle County $39,576 +8.40% +11.07%

Trends in New Castle County, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $39,576, the per capita income for New castle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: New Castle County, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Castle County

Date US Delaware New Castle County
2019 $35,672 $36,858 $39,576
2018 $34,444 $34,357 $36,509
2017 $33,788 $35,342 $36,852
2016 $33,163 $33,785 $35,632
2015 $32,351 $33,928 $35,756
2014 $31,228 $32,956 $34,623
2013 $30,982 $32,411 $35,724
2012 $30,476 $32,022 $34,457
2011 $30,425 $33,177 $36,189
2010 $30,622 $32,584 $35,547
2009 $31,545 $33,602 $36,170

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