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Columbus Georgia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Georgia metro area was $49,013 in 2019, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $12,967 lower than the median Georgia household income and $16,699 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Georgia $61,980 +3.61% +8.62%
Columbus $49,013 -3.20% +5.97%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $49,013. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $51,832 and is now $2,819 (5.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,953 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $6,060 (14.11%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2019 $65,712 $61,980 $49,013
2018 $63,059 $59,821 $50,632
2017 $62,927 $58,595 $44,899
2016 $61,383 $57,060 $46,250
2015 $60,187 $55,298 $44,882
2014 $58,001 $53,314 $46,123
2013 $57,437 $52,577 $44,397
2012 $57,307 $52,664 $47,937
2011 $57,531 $52,411 $45,082
2010 $58,809 $54,560 $42,953
2009 $59,988 $56,846 $48,180

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Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $60,741 in 2019. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Columbus median family income is $14,092 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Georgia $74,833 +2.86% +8.03%
Columbus $60,741 -4.31% +1.70%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $60,741. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $63,772 and is now $3,031 (4.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,305 in 2010, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $7,436 (13.95%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2019 $80,944 $74,833 $60,741
2018 $77,786 $72,752 $63,478
2017 $77,064 $70,902 $61,222
2016 $75,707 $69,268 $59,727
2015 $73,660 $66,096 $57,303
2014 $71,246 $63,652 $55,955
2013 $70,386 $63,162 $55,530
2012 $69,752 $63,234 $61,700
2011 $70,009 $62,657 $55,845
2010 $71,221 $64,876 $53,305
2009 $72,962 $67,102 $56,186

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Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $27,286 in 2019. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $5,371 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Georgia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Georgia $32,657 +2.85% +8.77%
Columbus $27,286 +8.03% +5.70%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $27,286. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $27,831 and is now $545 (1.96%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,656 in 2013, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $3,630 (15.34%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2019 $35,672 $32,657 $27,286
2018 $34,444 $31,752 $25,258
2017 $33,788 $30,942 $26,307
2016 $33,163 $30,025 $25,815
2015 $32,351 $28,931 $25,018
2014 $31,228 $27,689 $25,245
2013 $30,982 $27,397 $23,656
2012 $30,476 $27,131 $24,983
2011 $30,425 $26,889 $24,978
2010 $30,622 $27,477 $26,214
2009 $31,545 $28,559 $25,389

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