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District of Columbia Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for District of Columbia was $82,372 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, District of Columbia median household income is $22,036 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 District of Columbia household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. District of Columbia median family income and per capita income for District of Columbia are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in District of Columbia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
District of Columbia $82,372 +6.80% +10.92%

District of Columbia Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $82,372, the median household income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2017 $60,336 $82,372
2016 $58,856 $77,130
2015 $57,709 $78,251
2014 $55,613 $74,260
2013 $55,072 $71,221
2012 $54,948 $71,219
2011 $55,162 $68,949
2010 $56,388 $68,620
2009 $57,519 $67,905
2008 $59,382 $66,124
2007 $60,135 $64,374
2006 $59,051 $63,190
2005 $58,185 $59,417

District of Columbia Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for District of Columbia was $106,528 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, District of Columbia median family income is $32,637 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 District of Columbia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
District of Columbia $106,528 +5.87% +22.22%

District of Columbia Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $106,528, the median family income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2017 $73,891 $106,528
2016 $72,591 $100,617
2015 $70,627 $98,135
2014 $68,313 $87,160
2013 $67,488 $76,244
2012 $66,880 $87,996
2011 $67,126 $82,580
2010 $68,289 $87,336
2009 $69,958 $81,555
2008 $72,321 $76,151
2007 $72,500 $79,017
2006 $71,330 $74,473
2005 $70,252 $64,689

District of Columbia Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for District of Columbia was $52,500 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, District of Columbia per capita income is $20,103 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in District of Columbia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
District of Columbia $52,500 +1.64% +10.41%

District of Columbia Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $52,500, the per capita income for District of Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: District of Columbia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for District of Columbia

Date US District of Columbia
2017 $32,397 $52,500
2016 $31,798 $51,655
2015 $31,019 $51,928
2014 $29,942 $47,549
2013 $29,706 $47,933
2012 $29,221 $48,461
2011 $29,173 $48,692
2010 $29,361 $46,466
2009 $30,246 $46,725
2008 $31,488 $48,014
2007 $31,629 $47,855
2006 $30,795 $45,147
2005 $31,501 $47,272