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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 $64,635 in 2018, the latest figures available. Iowa City median household income is $4,680 higher than the median Iowa household income and $2,698 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Iowa City median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Iowa City are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Iowa City Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Iowa $59,955 -0.07% +3.35%
Iowa City $64,635 +3.63% +10.21%

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

At $64,635, the median household income for Iowa city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2018 $61,937 $59,955 $64,635
2017 $61,807 $59,998 $62,372
2016 $60,291 $58,857 $60,458
2015 $59,116 $58,014 $58,646
2014 $56,969 $57,027 $63,482
2013 $56,415 $56,392 $56,382
2012 $56,288 $55,834 $57,817
2011 $56,507 $55,304 $58,857
2010 $57,762 $55,355 $55,891
2009 $58,921 $56,367 $57,215
2008 $60,829 $57,264 $62,883
2007 $61,601 $57,415 $62,303

Iowa City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Iowa City was $91,591 in 2018. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Iowa City median family income is $15,523 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Iowa City Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Iowa $76,068 -1.09% +3.44%
Iowa City $91,591 -4.22% +6.70%

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

The current median family income for Iowa city is $91,591. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $95,623 and is now $4,032 (4.22%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2018 $76,401 $76,068 $91,591
2017 $75,692 $76,906 $95,623
2016 $74,360 $75,709 $89,261
2015 $72,348 $73,538 $85,842
2014 $69,978 $71,954 $87,562
2013 $69,134 $71,999 $89,399
2012 $68,512 $70,259 $82,977
2011 $68,763 $70,291 $83,096
2010 $69,953 $70,309 $80,989
2009 $71,663 $71,750 $84,779
2008 $74,083 $72,092 $87,348
2007 $74,267 $72,341 $82,240

Iowa City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Iowa City was $36,342 in 2018. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Iowa City median per capita income is $4,783 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Iowa City will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Iowa $31,559 -0.18% +4.01%
Iowa City $36,342 +11.65% +14.33%

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

The current per capita income for Iowa city is $36,342. Real per capita income peaked in 2014 at $36,574 and is now $232 (0.63%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Iowa City, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Iowa City

Date US Iowa Iowa City
2018 $33,831 $31,559 $36,342
2017 $33,187 $31,617 $32,549
2016 $32,573 $31,441 $31,195
2015 $31,775 $30,343 $31,786
2014 $30,672 $30,112 $36,574
2013 $30,431 $29,951 $31,776
2012 $29,934 $28,966 $31,669
2011 $29,884 $28,719 $31,013
2010 $30,077 $28,719 $31,396
2009 $30,984 $29,700 $31,175
2008 $32,255 $29,773 $32,473
2007 $32,400 $29,824 $32,145