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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $69,187 in 2019, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,475 higher. 2020 Census ACS data (including 2020 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2021. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Illinois $69,187 +4.50% +6.53%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $69,187, the median household income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2019 $65,712 $69,187
2018 $63,059 $66,209
2017 $62,927 $65,697
2016 $61,383 $64,945
2015 $60,187 $64,302
2014 $58,001 $62,095
2013 $57,437 $61,790
2012 $57,307 $61,508
2011 $57,531 $60,644
2010 $58,809 $62,247
2009 $59,988 $64,462

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Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $87,771 in 2019. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $6,827 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2020 family income data will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Illinois $87,771 +6.02% +7.06%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $87,771, the median family income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2019 $80,944 $87,771
2018 $77,786 $82,787
2017 $77,064 $82,567
2016 $75,707 $81,980
2015 $73,660 $79,729
2014 $71,246 $77,609
2013 $70,386 $76,462
2012 $69,752 $76,644
2011 $70,009 $74,707
2010 $71,221 $76,871
2009 $72,962 $79,799

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Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $37,728 in 2019. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $2,056 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2020 will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Illinois $37,728 +3.51% +7.81%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $37,728, the per capita income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2019 $35,672 $37,728
2018 $34,444 $36,450
2017 $33,788 $35,664
2016 $33,163 $34,996
2015 $32,351 $34,388
2014 $31,228 $32,880
2013 $30,982 $32,820
2012 $30,476 $32,062
2011 $30,425 $31,761
2010 $30,622 $32,109
2009 $31,545 $33,411

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