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Iowa Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Iowa was $58,570 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Iowa median household income is $1,766 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Iowa household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Iowa median family income and per capita income for Iowa are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Iowa $58,570 +1.94% +5.21%

Iowa Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $58,570, the median household income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2017 $60,336 $58,570
2016 $58,856 $57,457
2015 $57,709 $56,634
2014 $55,613 $55,670
2013 $55,072 $55,050
2012 $54,948 $54,505
2011 $55,162 $53,988
2010 $56,388 $54,038
2009 $57,519 $55,025
2008 $59,382 $55,902
2007 $60,135 $56,048
2006 $59,051 $54,224
2005 $58,185 $54,872

Iowa Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Iowa was $75,076 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Iowa median family income is $1,185 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Iowa $75,076 +1.58% +6.88%

Iowa Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $75,076, the median family income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2017 $73,891 $75,076
2016 $72,591 $73,907
2015 $70,627 $71,788
2014 $68,313 $70,242
2013 $67,488 $70,285
2012 $66,880 $68,586
2011 $67,126 $68,618
2010 $68,289 $68,636
2009 $69,958 $70,042
2008 $72,321 $70,377
2007 $72,500 $70,620
2006 $71,330 $67,928
2005 $70,252 $69,169

Iowa Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Iowa was $30,865 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Iowa per capita income is $1,532 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Iowa $30,865 +0.56% +5.00%

Iowa Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $30,865, the per capita income for Iowa was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa

Date US Iowa
2017 $32,397 $30,865
2016 $31,798 $30,693
2015 $31,019 $29,621
2014 $29,942 $29,395
2013 $29,706 $29,238
2012 $29,221 $28,277
2011 $29,173 $28,036
2010 $29,361 $28,036
2009 $30,246 $28,993
2008 $31,488 $29,065
2007 $31,629 $29,115
2006 $30,795 $28,172
2005 $31,501 $29,368