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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 $65,155 in 2019, the latest figures available. Sussex County median household income is $5,021 lower than the median Delaware household income and $557 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Sussex County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Sussex County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Sussex County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Delaware $70,176 +6.36% +6.66%
Sussex County $65,155 +6.17% +5.93%

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

At $65,155, the median household income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2019 $65,712 $70,176 $65,155
2018 $63,059 $65,979 $61,369
2017 $62,927 $65,551 $64,646
2016 $61,383 $65,794 $61,508
2015 $60,187 $66,101 $59,421
2014 $58,001 $64,551 $59,465
2013 $57,437 $63,588 $55,655
2012 $57,307 $65,165 $55,187
2011 $57,531 $67,000 $61,111
2010 $58,809 $65,626 $57,587
2009 $59,988 $67,919 $60,595

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Sussex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Sussex County was $82,694 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Sussex County median family income is $4,454 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Sussex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Sussex County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Delaware $87,148 +7.82% +10.17%
Sussex County $82,694 +13.11% +14.43%

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

At $82,694, the median family income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2019 $80,944 $87,148 $82,694
2018 $77,786 $80,825 $73,108
2017 $77,064 $80,392 $74,591
2016 $75,707 $79,104 $72,263
2015 $73,660 $80,859 $70,354
2014 $71,246 $78,471 $69,040
2013 $70,386 $76,283 $66,198
2012 $69,752 $78,819 $67,089
2011 $70,009 $79,359 $70,887
2010 $71,221 $80,783 $63,536
2009 $72,962 $80,726 $70,168

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Sussex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Sussex County was $37,207 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Sussex County median per capita income is $349 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Sussex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Sussex County Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Delaware $36,858 +7.28% +9.10%
Sussex County $37,207 +9.27% +8.34%

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

At $37,207, the per capita income for Sussex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Sussex County, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Sussex County

Date US Delaware Sussex County
2019 $35,672 $36,858 $37,207
2018 $34,444 $34,357 $34,051
2017 $33,788 $35,342 $36,234
2016 $33,163 $33,785 $34,342
2015 $32,351 $33,928 $33,597
2014 $31,228 $32,956 $32,765
2013 $30,982 $32,411 $27,466
2012 $30,476 $32,022 $29,473
2011 $30,425 $33,177 $31,404
2010 $30,622 $32,584 $28,924
2009 $31,545 $33,602 $30,852

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