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Indianapolis-Carmel Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Indianapolis-Carmel Indiana metro area was $59,566 in 2017, the latest figures available. Indianapolis median household income is $5,385 higher than the median Indiana household income and $770 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Indianapolis median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Indianapolis-Carmel are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Indiana $54,181 +1.39% +5.72%
Indianapolis $59,566 +2.75% +9.96%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Indianapolis is $59,566. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $62,933 and is now $3,367 (5.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,846 in 2013, real median household income for Indianapolis has now grown by $5,720 (10.62%).

Real Median Household Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2017 $60,336 $54,181 $59,566
2016 $58,856 $53,439 $57,971
2015 $57,709 $52,284 $56,206
2014 $55,613 $51,248 $54,173
2013 $55,072 $50,096 $53,846
2012 $54,948 $50,245 $55,415
2011 $55,162 $50,723 $55,516
2010 $56,388 $50,266 $55,059
2009 $57,519 $52,024 $57,735
2008 $59,382 $54,745 $61,256
2007 $60,135 $56,233 $62,933
2006 $59,051 $55,325 $61,964

Indianapolis Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Indianapolis was $74,956 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Indianapolis median family income is $6,871 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Indianapolis will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Indiana $68,085 +0.94% +8.08%
Indianapolis $74,956 +0.29% +9.10%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Indianapolis is $74,956. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $78,346 and is now $3,390 (4.33%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,339 in 2013, real median family income for Indianapolis has now grown by $7,617 (11.31%).

Real Median Family Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2017 $73,891 $68,085 $74,956
2016 $72,591 $67,452 $74,738
2015 $70,627 $65,356 $73,776
2014 $68,313 $62,996 $68,701
2013 $67,488 $62,637 $67,339
2012 $66,880 $62,676 $70,879
2011 $67,126 $62,422 $67,478
2010 $68,289 $62,384 $69,055
2009 $69,958 $64,632 $71,921
2008 $72,321 $67,772 $78,346
2007 $72,500 $68,424 $77,745
2006 $71,330 $67,984 $75,609

Indianapolis Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Indianapolis was $32,086 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Indianapolis median per capita income is $3,763 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Indianapolis will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Indianapolis Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Indiana $28,323 +0.96% +8.70%
Indianapolis $32,086 +0.72% +12.17%

Trends in Indianapolis, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Indianapolis is $32,086. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,809 and is now $723 (2.20%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,604 in 2014, real per capita income for Indianapolis has now grown by $3,482 (12.17%).

Real Per Capita Income: Indianapolis, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Indianapolis

Date US Indiana Indianapolis
2017 $32,397 $28,323 $32,086
2016 $31,798 $28,055 $31,857
2015 $31,019 $27,311 $30,777
2014 $29,942 $26,056 $28,604
2013 $29,706 $26,135 $29,151
2012 $29,221 $25,562 $28,993
2011 $29,173 $25,695 $29,172
2010 $29,361 $25,696 $29,231
2009 $30,246 $26,533 $30,463
2008 $31,488 $28,101 $32,568
2007 $31,629 $28,213 $32,809
2006 $30,795 $27,765 $32,224