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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 $51,503 in 2018, the latest figures available. Athens median household income is $7,253 lower than the median Georgia household income and $10,434 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Athens median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Athens-Clarke County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Athens Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Georgia $58,756 +2.09% +8.18%
Athens $51,503 +8.07% +25.75%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $51,503, the median household income for Athens was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2018 $61,937 $58,756 $51,503
2017 $61,807 $57,553 $47,655
2016 $60,291 $56,045 $45,168
2015 $59,116 $54,313 $40,958
2014 $56,969 $52,365 $44,339
2013 $56,415 $51,641 $41,274
2012 $56,288 $51,728 $41,668
2011 $56,507 $51,478 $43,260
2010 $57,762 $53,588 $46,618
2009 $58,921 $55,834 $45,749
2008 $60,829 $59,463 $48,430
2007 $61,601 $59,653 $49,501

Athens Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Athens was $69,974 in 2018. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Athens median family income is $1,483 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Athens will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Athens Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Georgia $71,457 +2.61% +10.07%
Athens $69,974 +10.49% +18.07%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $69,974, the median family income for Athens was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2018 $76,401 $71,457 $69,974
2017 $75,692 $69,640 $63,328
2016 $74,360 $68,035 $65,664
2015 $72,348 $64,919 $59,264
2014 $69,978 $62,520 $63,276
2013 $69,134 $62,038 $59,015
2012 $68,512 $62,109 $58,937
2011 $68,763 $61,541 $59,681
2010 $69,953 $63,721 $63,434
2009 $71,663 $65,908 $64,470
2008 $74,083 $70,461 $67,497
2007 $74,267 $70,904 $67,500

Athens Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Athens was $27,802 in 2018. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Athens median per capita income is $3,385 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Athens will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Athens Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Georgia $31,187 +2.62% +9.75%
Athens $27,802 +3.11% +9.55%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $27,802, the per capita income for Athens was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2018 $33,831 $31,187 $27,802
2017 $33,187 $30,391 $26,964
2016 $32,573 $29,491 $27,186
2015 $31,775 $28,416 $25,379
2014 $30,672 $27,196 $22,926
2013 $30,431 $26,910 $23,308
2012 $29,934 $26,649 $22,893
2011 $29,884 $26,411 $22,805
2010 $30,077 $26,988 $24,318
2009 $30,984 $28,051 $23,031
2008 $32,255 $30,101 $26,059
2007 $32,400 $30,264 $25,818