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Iowa City Iowa Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Iowa City Iowa metro area was $60,888 in 2017, the latest figures available. Iowa City median household income is $2,318 higher than the median Iowa household income and $552 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Iowa City median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Iowa City are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Iowa City Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Iowa $58,570 +1.94% +5.21%
Iowa City $60,888 +3.17% -1.75%

Trends in Iowa City, IA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Iowa city is $60,888. Real median household income peaked in 2014 at $61,971 and is now $1,083 (1.75%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2017 $60,336 $58,570 $60,888
2016 $58,856 $57,457 $59,020
2015 $57,709 $56,634 $57,251
2014 $55,613 $55,670 $61,971
2013 $55,072 $55,050 $55,040
2012 $54,948 $54,505 $56,441
2011 $55,162 $53,988 $57,456
2010 $56,388 $54,038 $54,561
2009 $57,519 $55,025 $55,853
2008 $59,382 $55,902 $61,387
2007 $60,135 $56,048 $60,821
2006 $59,051 $54,224 $56,276

Iowa City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Iowa City was $93,348 in 2017. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Iowa City median family income is $18,272 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Iowa City Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Iowa $75,076 +1.58% +6.88%
Iowa City $93,348 +7.13% +9.21%

Trends in Iowa City, IA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $93,348, the median family income for Iowa city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2017 $73,891 $75,076 $93,348
2016 $72,591 $73,907 $87,137
2015 $70,627 $71,788 $83,800
2014 $68,313 $70,242 $85,477
2013 $67,488 $70,285 $87,271
2012 $66,880 $68,586 $81,002
2011 $67,126 $68,618 $81,118
2010 $68,289 $68,636 $79,063
2009 $69,958 $70,042 $82,761
2008 $72,321 $70,377 $85,271
2007 $72,500 $70,620 $80,284
2006 $71,330 $67,928 $78,390

Iowa City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Iowa City was $31,774 in 2017. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Iowa City median per capita income is $909 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Iowa $30,865 +0.56% +5.00%
Iowa City $31,774 +4.34% -11.01%

Trends in Iowa City, IA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Iowa city is $31,774. Real per capita income peaked in 2014 at $35,704 and is now $3,930 (11.01%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2017 $32,397 $30,865 $31,774
2016 $31,798 $30,693 $30,452
2015 $31,019 $29,621 $31,030
2014 $29,942 $29,395 $35,704
2013 $29,706 $29,238 $31,019
2012 $29,221 $28,277 $30,915
2011 $29,173 $28,036 $30,275
2010 $29,361 $28,036 $30,649
2009 $30,246 $28,993 $30,433
2008 $31,488 $29,065 $31,700
2007 $31,629 $29,115 $31,381
2006 $30,795 $28,172 $31,938