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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 $72,555 in 2019, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $14,952 higher than the median Indiana household income and $6,843 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Indiana $57,603 +1.49% +3.36%
Columbus $72,555 +14.85% +15.23%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $72,555, the median household income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2019 $65,712 $57,603 $72,555
2018 $63,059 $56,756 $63,171
2017 $62,927 $56,507 $64,175
2016 $61,383 $55,733 $62,965
2015 $60,187 $54,530 $58,754
2014 $58,001 $53,449 $57,293
2013 $57,437 $52,247 $57,717
2012 $57,307 $52,402 $59,873
2011 $57,531 $52,902 $61,741
2010 $58,809 $52,425 $55,455
2009 $59,988 $54,258 $59,026

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Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $85,504 in 2019. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Columbus median family income is $11,628 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Indiana $73,876 +3.44% +5.02%
Columbus $85,504 +13.68% +18.12%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $85,504, the median family income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2019 $80,944 $73,876 $85,504
2018 $77,786 $71,421 $75,213
2017 $77,064 $71,008 $79,855
2016 $75,707 $70,348 $72,386
2015 $73,660 $68,162 $72,819
2014 $71,246 $65,701 $68,052
2013 $70,386 $65,327 $72,531
2012 $69,752 $65,367 $69,756
2011 $70,009 $65,102 $73,266
2010 $71,221 $65,063 $69,052
2009 $72,962 $67,407 $70,672

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Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $33,731 in 2019. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $2,743 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Indiana $30,988 +3.64% +5.91%
Columbus $33,731 +9.88% +7.01%

Trends in Columbus, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbus is $33,731. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $34,459 and is now $728 (2.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,948 in 2010, real per capita income for Columbus has now grown by $4,783 (16.52%).

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Indiana Columbus
2019 $35,672 $30,988 $33,731
2018 $34,444 $29,901 $30,698
2017 $33,788 $29,539 $32,650
2016 $33,163 $29,259 $31,522
2015 $32,351 $28,484 $30,423
2014 $31,228 $27,175 $29,907
2013 $30,982 $27,258 $30,101
2012 $30,476 $26,659 $29,019
2011 $30,425 $26,798 $30,043
2010 $30,622 $26,799 $28,948
2009 $31,545 $27,673 $31,305

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