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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 $49,731 in 2018, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $9,025 lower than the median Georgia household income and $12,206 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Georgia $58,756 +2.09% +8.18%
Columbus $49,731 +12.77% +12.81%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $49,731. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $50,910 and is now $1,179 (2.32%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,188 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $7,543 (17.88%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2018 $61,937 $58,756 $49,731
2017 $61,807 $57,553 $44,100
2016 $60,291 $56,045 $45,427
2015 $59,116 $54,313 $44,083
2014 $56,969 $52,365 $45,303
2013 $56,415 $51,641 $43,607
2012 $56,288 $51,728 $47,085
2011 $56,507 $51,478 $44,280
2010 $57,762 $53,588 $42,188
2009 $58,921 $55,834 $47,322
2008 $60,829 $59,463 $45,081
2007 $61,601 $59,653 $50,910

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $62,348 in 2018. Compared to the median Georgia family income, Columbus median family income is $9,109 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Georgia $71,457 +2.61% +10.07%
Columbus $62,348 +3.68% +10.78%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $62,348. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $62,637 and is now $289 (0.46%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,356 in 2010, real median family income for Columbus has now grown by $9,992 (19.08%).

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2018 $76,401 $71,457 $62,348
2017 $75,692 $69,640 $60,133
2016 $74,360 $68,035 $58,665
2015 $72,348 $64,919 $56,283
2014 $69,978 $62,520 $54,959
2013 $69,134 $62,038 $54,541
2012 $68,512 $62,109 $60,603
2011 $68,763 $61,541 $54,851
2010 $69,953 $63,721 $52,356
2009 $71,663 $65,908 $55,187
2008 $74,083 $70,461 $59,873
2007 $74,267 $70,904 $62,637

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $24,808 in 2018. Compared to the median Georgia per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $6,379 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Georgia

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Georgia $31,187 +2.62% +9.75%
Columbus $24,808 -3.99% +0.96%

Trends in Columbus, GA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $24,808. Real per capita income peaked in 2006 at $27,335 and is now $2,527 (9.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,235 in 2013, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $1,573 (6.77%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Georgia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Georgia Columbus
2018 $33,831 $31,187 $24,808
2017 $33,187 $30,391 $25,839
2016 $32,573 $29,491 $25,356
2015 $31,775 $28,416 $24,573
2014 $30,672 $27,196 $24,796
2013 $30,431 $26,910 $23,235
2012 $29,934 $26,649 $24,538
2011 $29,884 $26,411 $24,533
2010 $30,077 $26,988 $25,747
2009 $30,984 $28,051 $24,937
2008 $32,255 $30,101 $25,207
2007 $32,400 $30,264 $26,516