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Athens-Clarke County Georgia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Athens-Clarke County Georgia metro area was $46,521 in 2017, the latest figures available. Athens median household income is $9,662 lower than the median Georgia household income and $13,815 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Athens median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Athens-Clarke County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Athens Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Georgia $56,183 +2.69% +9.91%
Athens $46,521 +5.50% +7.48%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Athens is $46,521. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $48,324 and is now $1,803 (3.73%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,983 in 2015, real median household income for Athens has now grown by $6,538 (16.35%).

Real Median Household Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2017 $60,336 $56,183 $46,521
2016 $58,856 $54,711 $44,094
2015 $57,709 $53,021 $39,983
2014 $55,613 $51,119 $43,283
2013 $55,072 $50,412 $40,291
2012 $54,948 $50,496 $40,676
2011 $55,162 $50,253 $42,231
2010 $56,388 $52,313 $45,509
2009 $57,519 $54,505 $44,660
2008 $59,382 $58,049 $47,278
2007 $60,135 $58,234 $48,324
2006 $59,051 $57,078 $44,837

Athens Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Athens was $61,821 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Athens median family income is $6,162 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Athens will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Athens Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Georgia $67,983 +2.36% +11.39%
Athens $61,821 -3.56% +0.08%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Athens is $61,821. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $65,894 and is now $4,073 (6.18%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,534 in 2012, real median family income for Athens has now grown by $4,287 (7.45%).

Real Median Family Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2017 $73,891 $67,983 $61,821
2016 $72,591 $66,417 $64,102
2015 $70,627 $63,374 $57,854
2014 $68,313 $61,032 $61,770
2013 $67,488 $60,561 $57,610
2012 $66,880 $60,631 $57,534
2011 $67,126 $60,077 $58,260
2010 $68,289 $62,205 $61,925
2009 $69,958 $64,339 $62,936
2008 $72,321 $68,785 $65,891
2007 $72,500 $69,217 $65,894
2006 $71,330 $68,388 $62,719

Athens Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Athens was $26,322 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Athens median per capita income is $3,346 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Athens will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Athens Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Georgia $29,668 +3.05% +11.75%
Athens $26,322 -0.82% +17.61%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Athens is $26,322. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $26,539 and is now $217 (0.82%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2017 $32,397 $29,668 $26,322
2016 $31,798 $28,789 $26,539
2015 $31,019 $27,740 $24,775
2014 $29,942 $26,549 $22,380
2013 $29,706 $26,269 $22,753
2012 $29,221 $26,014 $22,348
2011 $29,173 $25,782 $22,262
2010 $29,361 $26,346 $23,740
2009 $30,246 $27,383 $22,482
2008 $31,488 $29,385 $25,439
2007 $31,629 $29,544 $25,204
2006 $30,795 $28,904 $24,945