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Sussex County Delaware Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Sussex County Delaware area was $61,985 in 2017, the latest figures available. Sussex County median household income is $867 lower than the median Delaware household income and $1,649 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Sussex County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Sussex County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Sussex County Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Delaware $62,852 -0.37% +1.55%
Sussex County $61,985 +5.10% +8.72%

Trends in Sussex County, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $61,985, the median household income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2017 $60,336 $62,852 $61,985
2016 $58,856 $63,085 $58,976
2015 $57,709 $63,379 $56,975
2014 $55,613 $61,893 $57,016
2013 $55,072 $60,970 $53,363
2012 $54,948 $62,482 $52,915
2011 $55,162 $64,241 $58,594
2010 $56,388 $62,924 $55,216
2009 $57,519 $65,122 $58,100
2008 $59,382 $66,184 $54,128
2007 $60,135 $64,721 $60,415
2006 $59,051 $64,391 $55,912

Sussex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Sussex County was $71,520 in 2017. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Sussex County median family income is $5,562 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Sussex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Sussex County Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Delaware $77,082 +1.63% +2.45%
Sussex County $71,520 +3.22% +8.04%

Trends in Sussex County, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $71,520, the median family income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2017 $73,891 $77,082 $71,520
2016 $72,591 $75,848 $69,288
2015 $70,627 $77,530 $67,457
2014 $68,313 $75,240 $66,197
2013 $67,488 $73,142 $63,472
2012 $66,880 $75,574 $64,327
2011 $67,126 $76,092 $67,968
2010 $68,289 $77,457 $60,920
2009 $69,958 $77,402 $67,279
2008 $72,321 $78,460 $64,584
2007 $72,500 $78,455 $71,087
2006 $71,330 $76,323 $63,945

Sussex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Sussex County was $34,742 in 2017. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Sussex County median per capita income is $855 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Sussex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Sussex County Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Delaware $33,887 +4.61% +7.24%
Sussex County $34,742 +5.51% +10.59%

Trends in Sussex County, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,742, the per capita income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2017 $32,397 $33,887 $34,742
2016 $31,798 $32,394 $32,928
2015 $31,019 $32,531 $32,214
2014 $29,942 $31,599 $31,416
2013 $29,706 $31,076 $26,335
2012 $29,221 $30,704 $28,259
2011 $29,173 $31,810 $30,111
2010 $29,361 $31,243 $27,733
2009 $30,246 $32,219 $29,582
2008 $31,488 $33,574 $29,894
2007 $31,629 $33,010 $31,006
2006 $30,795 $32,678 $29,671