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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 $61,533 in 2017, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $7,352 higher than the median Indiana household income and $1,197 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Indiana $54,181 +1.39% +5.72%
Columbus $61,533 +1.92% +12.01%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbus is $61,533. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $64,480 and is now $2,947 (4.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,172 in 2010, real median household income for Columbus has now grown by $8,361 (15.72%).

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2017 $60,336 $54,181 $61,533
2016 $58,856 $53,439 $60,373
2015 $57,709 $52,284 $56,335
2014 $55,613 $51,248 $54,934
2013 $55,072 $50,096 $55,341
2012 $54,948 $50,245 $57,408
2011 $55,162 $50,723 $59,198
2010 $56,388 $50,266 $53,172
2009 $57,519 $52,024 $56,595
2008 $59,382 $54,745 $58,131
2007 $60,135 $56,233 $64,480
2006 $59,051 $55,325 $60,741

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $76,568 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Columbus median family income is $8,483 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Indiana $68,085 +0.94% +8.08%
Columbus $76,568 +10.32% +17.35%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $76,568, the median family income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2017 $73,891 $68,085 $76,568
2016 $72,591 $67,452 $69,407
2015 $70,627 $65,356 $69,821
2014 $68,313 $62,996 $65,250
2013 $67,488 $62,637 $69,544
2012 $66,880 $62,676 $66,885
2011 $67,126 $62,422 $70,249
2010 $68,289 $62,384 $66,209
2009 $69,958 $64,632 $67,762
2008 $72,321 $67,772 $75,375
2007 $72,500 $68,424 $72,994
2006 $71,330 $67,984 $75,862

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $31,306 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $2,983 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Indiana $28,323 +0.96% +8.70%
Columbus $31,306 +3.58% +9.17%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $31,306. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,040 and is now $1,734 (5.25%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,757 in 2010, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $3,549 (12.79%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2017 $32,397 $28,323 $31,306
2016 $31,798 $28,055 $30,224
2015 $31,019 $27,311 $29,171
2014 $29,942 $26,056 $28,676
2013 $29,706 $26,135 $28,862
2012 $29,221 $25,562 $27,824
2011 $29,173 $25,695 $28,806
2010 $29,361 $25,696 $27,757
2009 $30,246 $26,533 $30,016
2008 $31,488 $28,101 $29,991
2007 $31,629 $28,213 $30,853
2006 $30,795 $27,765 $29,949