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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 $63,761 in 2019, the latest figures available. Iowa City median household income is $2,070 higher than the median Iowa household income and $1,951 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Iowa City median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Iowa City are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Iowa City Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Iowa $61,691 +1.06% +2.95%
Iowa City $63,761 -3.11% +3.59%

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

The current median household income for Iowa city is $63,761. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $65,806 and is now $2,045 (3.11%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2019 $65,712 $61,691 $63,761
2018 $63,059 $61,042 $65,806
2017 $62,927 $61,085 $63,502
2016 $61,383 $59,924 $61,554
2015 $60,187 $59,066 $59,709
2014 $58,001 $58,060 $64,632
2013 $57,437 $57,414 $57,404
2012 $57,307 $56,845 $58,864
2011 $57,531 $56,307 $59,924
2010 $58,809 $56,359 $56,904
2009 $59,988 $57,388 $58,252

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Iowa City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Iowa City was $93,839 in 2019. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Iowa City median family income is $15,687 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Iowa City Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Iowa $78,152 +0.91% +1.39%
Iowa City $93,839 +0.63% +3.26%

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

The current median family income for Iowa city is $93,839. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $97,356 and is now $3,517 (3.61%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2019 $80,944 $78,152 $93,839
2018 $77,786 $77,447 $93,251
2017 $77,064 $78,299 $97,356
2016 $75,707 $77,080 $90,878
2015 $73,660 $74,871 $87,398
2014 $71,246 $73,258 $89,148
2013 $70,386 $73,304 $91,018
2012 $69,752 $71,531 $84,479
2011 $70,009 $71,565 $84,602
2010 $71,221 $71,583 $82,458
2009 $72,962 $73,050 $86,315

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Iowa City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Iowa City was $38,843 in 2019. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Iowa City median per capita income is $5,736 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Iowa $33,107 +3.04% +3.42%
Iowa City $38,843 +4.98% +22.30%

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

At $38,843, the per capita income for Iowa city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2019 $35,672 $33,107 $38,843
2018 $34,444 $32,131 $37,001
2017 $33,788 $32,190 $33,138
2016 $33,163 $32,011 $31,760
2015 $32,351 $30,893 $32,363
2014 $31,228 $30,657 $37,237
2013 $30,982 $30,494 $32,352
2012 $30,476 $29,491 $32,243
2011 $30,425 $29,240 $31,575
2010 $30,622 $29,240 $31,965
2009 $31,545 $30,238 $31,740

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