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Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Georgia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Georgia metro area was $65,381 in 2017, the latest figures available. Atlanta median household income is $9,198 higher than the median Georgia household income and $5,045 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Atlanta median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Atlanta Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Georgia $56,183 +2.69% +9.91%
Atlanta $65,381 +2.22% +12.31%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Atlanta is $65,381. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $69,258 and is now $3,877 (5.60%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,497 in 2011, real median household income for Atlanta has now grown by $7,884 (13.71%).

Real Median Household Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2017 $60,336 $56,183 $65,381
2016 $58,856 $54,711 $63,960
2015 $57,709 $53,021 $62,307
2014 $55,613 $51,119 $58,213
2013 $55,072 $50,412 $58,743
2012 $54,948 $50,496 $58,431
2011 $55,162 $50,253 $57,497
2010 $56,388 $52,313 $59,921
2009 $57,519 $54,505 $63,523
2008 $59,382 $58,049 $69,258
2007 $60,135 $58,234 $67,778
2006 $59,051 $57,078 $67,705

Atlanta Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Atlanta was $77,382 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Atlanta median family income is $9,399 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Atlanta Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Georgia $67,983 +2.36% +11.39%
Atlanta $77,382 +1.68% +11.23%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Atlanta is $77,382. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $80,798 and is now $3,416 (4.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,595 in 2011, real median family income for Atlanta has now grown by $9,787 (14.48%).

Real Median Family Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2017 $73,891 $67,983 $77,382
2016 $72,591 $66,417 $76,101
2015 $70,627 $63,374 $73,052
2014 $68,313 $61,032 $69,567
2013 $67,488 $60,561 $69,052
2012 $66,880 $60,631 $69,383
2011 $67,126 $60,077 $67,595
2010 $68,289 $62,205 $70,312
2009 $69,958 $64,339 $74,475
2008 $72,321 $68,785 $80,798
2007 $72,500 $69,217 $79,769
2006 $71,330 $68,388 $80,213

Atlanta Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Atlanta was $33,693 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Atlanta median per capita income is $4,025 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Atlanta will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Georgia $29,668 +3.05% +11.75%
Atlanta $33,693 +2.90% +11.44%

Trends in Atlanta, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Atlanta is $33,693. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $34,976 and is now $1,283 (3.67%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,307 in 2011, real per capita income for Atlanta has now grown by $4,386 (14.97%).

Real Per Capita Income: Atlanta, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Atlanta

Date US Georgia Atlanta
2017 $32,397 $29,668 $33,693
2016 $31,798 $28,789 $32,745
2015 $31,019 $27,740 $31,250
2014 $29,942 $26,549 $30,233
2013 $29,706 $26,269 $29,986
2012 $29,221 $26,014 $29,565
2011 $29,173 $25,782 $29,307
2010 $29,361 $26,346 $29,670
2009 $30,246 $27,383 $31,359
2008 $31,488 $29,385 $33,872
2007 $31,629 $29,544 $34,137
2006 $30,795 $28,904 $33,398