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Illinois Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Illinois was $65,030 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Illinois median household income is $3,093 higher. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Illinois household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Illinois median family income and per capita income for Illinois are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Illinois

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Illinois $65,030 +0.78% +2.97%

Illinois Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Illinois is $65,030. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $65,746 and is now $716 (1.09%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,564 in 2011, real median household income for Illinois has now grown by $5,466 (9.18%).

Real Median Household Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2018 $61,937 $65,030
2017 $61,807 $64,527
2016 $60,291 $63,789
2015 $59,116 $63,157
2014 $56,969 $60,990
2013 $56,415 $60,690
2012 $56,288 $60,414
2011 $56,507 $59,564
2010 $57,762 $61,139
2009 $58,921 $63,315
2008 $60,829 $65,746
2007 $61,601 $65,709
2006 $60,490 $64,928
2005 $59,604 $64,783

Illinois Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Illinois was $81,313 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Illinois median family income is $4,912 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Illinois

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Illinois $81,313 +0.27% +3.84%

Illinois Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $81,313, the median family income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2018 $76,401 $81,313
2017 $75,692 $81,098
2016 $74,360 $80,521
2015 $72,348 $78,309
2014 $69,978 $76,228
2013 $69,134 $75,101
2012 $68,512 $75,281
2011 $68,763 $73,377
2010 $69,953 $75,502
2009 $71,663 $78,379
2008 $74,083 $80,621
2007 $74,267 $79,837
2006 $73,069 $78,805
2005 $71,965 $78,850

Illinois Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Illinois was $35,801 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Illinois per capita income is $1,970 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Illinois

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Illinois $35,801 +2.20% +6.00%

Illinois Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $35,801, the per capita income for Illinois was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Illinois, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Illinois

Date US Illinois
2018 $33,831 $35,801
2017 $33,187 $35,030
2016 $32,573 $34,374
2015 $31,775 $33,776
2014 $30,672 $32,295
2013 $30,431 $32,236
2012 $29,934 $31,492
2011 $29,884 $31,195
2010 $30,077 $31,538
2009 $30,984 $32,816
2008 $32,255 $33,829
2007 $32,400 $33,951
2006 $31,545 $33,102
2005 $32,269 $33,908