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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 $50,962 in 2019, the latest figures available. Athens median household income is $11,018 lower than the median Georgia household income and $14,750 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Athens median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Athens-Clarke County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Athens Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Georgia $61,980 +3.61% +8.62%
Athens $50,962 -2.81% +10.82%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Athens is $50,962. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $52,436 and is now $1,474 (2.81%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2019 $65,712 $61,980 $50,962
2018 $63,059 $59,821 $52,436
2017 $62,927 $58,595 $48,518
2016 $61,383 $57,060 $45,986
2015 $60,187 $55,298 $41,700
2014 $58,001 $53,314 $45,142
2013 $57,437 $52,577 $42,022
2012 $57,307 $52,664 $42,422
2011 $57,531 $52,411 $44,044
2010 $58,809 $54,560 $47,463
2009 $59,988 $56,846 $46,578

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Athens Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Athens was $74,045 in 2019. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Athens median family income is $788 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Athens will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Athens Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Georgia $74,833 +2.86% +8.03%
Athens $74,045 +3.93% +10.76%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $74,045, the median family income for Athens was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2019 $80,944 $74,833 $74,045
2018 $77,786 $72,752 $71,242
2017 $77,064 $70,902 $64,475
2016 $75,707 $69,268 $66,854
2015 $73,660 $66,096 $60,338
2014 $71,246 $63,652 $64,422
2013 $70,386 $63,162 $60,084
2012 $69,752 $63,234 $60,004
2011 $70,009 $62,657 $60,762
2010 $71,221 $64,876 $64,584
2009 $72,962 $67,102 $65,638

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Athens Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Athens was $29,523 in 2019. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Athens median per capita income is $3,134 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Athens will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Athens Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Georgia $32,657 +2.85% +8.77%
Athens $29,523 +4.30% +6.67%

Trends in Athens, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,523, the per capita income for Athens was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Athens, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Athens

Date US Georgia Athens
2019 $35,672 $32,657 $29,523
2018 $34,444 $31,752 $28,306
2017 $33,788 $30,942 $27,452
2016 $33,163 $30,025 $27,678
2015 $32,351 $28,931 $25,839
2014 $31,228 $27,689 $23,341
2013 $30,982 $27,397 $23,730
2012 $30,476 $27,131 $23,307
2011 $30,425 $26,889 $23,218
2010 $30,622 $27,477 $24,759
2009 $31,545 $28,559 $23,448

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