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Columbus Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Indiana metro area was $62,047 in 2018, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $6,301 higher than the median Indiana household income and $110 greater 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 Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Indiana $55,746 +0.44% +4.08%
Columbus $62,047 -1.56% +7.52%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $62,047. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $66,051 and is now $4,004 (6.06%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,468 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $7,579 (13.91%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2018 $61,937 $55,746 $62,047
2017 $61,807 $55,502 $63,033
2016 $60,291 $54,742 $61,845
2015 $59,116 $53,559 $57,708
2014 $56,969 $52,498 $56,274
2013 $56,415 $51,317 $56,690
2012 $56,288 $51,470 $58,808
2011 $56,507 $51,960 $60,642
2010 $57,762 $51,491 $54,468
2009 $58,921 $53,293 $57,975
2008 $60,829 $56,079 $59,548
2007 $61,601 $57,604 $66,051

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $73,874 in 2018. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Columbus median family income is $3,724 higher. 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 Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Indiana $70,150 +0.58% +4.78%
Columbus $73,874 -5.81% +3.29%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Columbus is $73,874. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $78,434 and is now $4,560 (5.81%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2018 $76,401 $70,150 $73,874
2017 $75,692 $69,745 $78,434
2016 $74,360 $69,097 $71,098
2015 $72,348 $66,948 $71,523
2014 $69,978 $64,532 $66,841
2013 $69,134 $64,165 $71,240
2012 $68,512 $64,204 $68,516
2011 $68,763 $63,944 $71,962
2010 $69,953 $63,904 $67,823
2009 $71,663 $66,208 $69,414
2008 $74,083 $69,423 $77,212
2007 $74,267 $70,092 $74,773

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $30,152 in 2018. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $783 higher. 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 Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Indiana $29,369 +1.23% +4.98%
Columbus $30,152 -5.98% +0.90%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $30,152. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,845 and is now $3,693 (10.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,433 in 2010, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $1,719 (6.05%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2018 $33,831 $29,369 $30,152
2017 $33,187 $29,013 $32,069
2016 $32,573 $28,739 $30,961
2015 $31,775 $27,977 $29,882
2014 $30,672 $26,692 $29,375
2013 $30,431 $26,772 $29,566
2012 $29,934 $26,185 $28,503
2011 $29,884 $26,321 $29,508
2010 $30,077 $26,322 $28,433
2009 $30,984 $27,180 $30,748
2008 $32,255 $28,785 $30,721
2007 $32,400 $28,900 $31,605