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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 $43,051 in 2017, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $13,132 lower than the median Georgia household income and $17,285 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Georgia $56,183 +2.69% +9.91%
Columbus $43,051 -2.92% -2.65%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $43,051. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $49,698 and is now $6,647 (13.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $41,185 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $1,866 (4.53%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2017 $60,336 $56,183 $43,051
2016 $58,856 $54,711 $44,346
2015 $57,709 $53,021 $43,034
2014 $55,613 $51,119 $44,224
2013 $55,072 $50,412 $42,569
2012 $54,948 $50,496 $45,964
2011 $55,162 $50,253 $43,226
2010 $56,388 $52,313 $41,185
2009 $57,519 $54,505 $46,196
2008 $59,382 $58,049 $44,008
2007 $60,135 $58,234 $49,698
2006 $59,051 $57,078 $48,143

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $58,702 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Columbus median family income is $9,281 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Georgia $67,983 +2.36% +11.39%
Columbus $58,702 +2.50% +9.41%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $58,702. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $61,147 and is now $2,445 (4.00%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,110 in 2010, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $7,592 (14.85%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2017 $73,891 $67,983 $58,702
2016 $72,591 $66,417 $57,269
2015 $70,627 $63,374 $54,944
2014 $68,313 $61,032 $53,651
2013 $67,488 $60,561 $53,243
2012 $66,880 $60,631 $59,160
2011 $67,126 $60,077 $53,546
2010 $68,289 $62,205 $51,110
2009 $69,958 $64,339 $53,873
2008 $72,321 $68,785 $58,448
2007 $72,500 $69,217 $61,147
2006 $71,330 $68,388 $58,206

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $25,224 in 2017. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $4,444 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Georgia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Georgia $29,668 +3.05% +11.75%
Columbus $25,224 +1.91% +4.21%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $25,224. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $26,685 and is now $1,461 (5.47%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,682 in 2013, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $2,542 (11.21%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2017 $32,397 $29,668 $25,224
2016 $31,798 $28,789 $24,752
2015 $31,019 $27,740 $23,988
2014 $29,942 $26,549 $24,205
2013 $29,706 $26,269 $22,682
2012 $29,221 $26,014 $23,954
2011 $29,173 $25,782 $23,949
2010 $29,361 $26,346 $25,135
2009 $30,246 $27,383 $24,344
2008 $31,488 $29,385 $24,607
2007 $31,629 $29,544 $25,885
2006 $30,795 $28,904 $26,685