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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $62,992 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $2,656 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Illinois $62,992 +1.16% +5.80%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $62,992. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $64,182 and is now $1,190 (1.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,146 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $4,846 (8.33%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2017 $60,336 $62,992
2016 $58,856 $62,271
2015 $57,709 $61,655
2014 $55,613 $59,538
2013 $55,072 $59,246
2012 $54,948 $58,976
2011 $55,162 $58,146
2010 $56,388 $59,684
2009 $57,519 $61,808
2008 $59,382 $64,182
2007 $60,135 $64,145
2006 $59,051 $63,383
2005 $58,185 $63,241

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $79,168 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $5,277 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Illinois $79,168 +0.72% +6.39%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $79,168, the median family income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2017 $73,891 $79,168
2016 $72,591 $78,605
2015 $70,627 $76,446
2014 $68,313 $74,413
2013 $67,488 $73,313
2012 $66,880 $73,489
2011 $67,126 $71,631
2010 $68,289 $73,706
2009 $69,958 $76,513
2008 $72,321 $78,703
2007 $72,500 $77,937
2006 $71,330 $76,930
2005 $70,252 $76,974

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $34,196 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,799 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Illinois $34,196 +1.91% +8.47%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $34,196, the per capita income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2017 $32,397 $34,196
2016 $31,798 $33,556
2015 $31,019 $32,972
2014 $29,942 $31,526
2013 $29,706 $31,468
2012 $29,221 $30,742
2011 $29,173 $30,453
2010 $29,361 $30,787
2009 $30,246 $32,035
2008 $31,488 $33,024
2007 $31,629 $33,143
2006 $30,795 $32,315
2005 $31,501 $33,102