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Topeka Kansas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Topeka Kansas metro area was $54,618 in 2018, the latest figures available. Topeka median household income is $3,600 lower than the median Kansas household income and $7,319 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Topeka median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Topeka are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Topeka Kansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Kansas $58,218 +0.73% +1.90%
Topeka $54,618 -6.19% -0.28%

Trends in Topeka, KS Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Topeka is $54,618. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $59,172 and is now $4,554 (7.70%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Topeka, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Topeka

Date US Kansas Topeka
2018 $61,937 $58,218 $54,618
2017 $61,807 $57,797 $58,219
2016 $60,291 $57,485 $59,172
2015 $59,116 $57,135 $54,769
2014 $56,969 $55,745 $57,745
2013 $56,415 $55,035 $54,384
2012 $56,288 $55,050 $53,103
2011 $56,507 $54,786 $51,995
2010 $57,762 $55,697 $52,353
2009 $58,921 $56,100 $56,484
2008 $60,829 $58,664 $57,694
2007 $61,601 $57,608 $56,312

Topeka Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Topeka was $73,700 in 2018. Compared to the median Kansas family income, Topeka median family income is $342 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Topeka will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Topeka Kansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Kansas $74,042 +0.31% +0.66%
Topeka $73,700 -1.64% +6.91%

Trends in Topeka, KS Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Topeka is $73,700. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $74,932 and is now $1,232 (1.64%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Topeka, Kansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Topeka

Date US Kansas Topeka
2018 $76,401 $74,042 $73,700
2017 $75,692 $73,813 $74,932
2016 $74,360 $74,077 $74,199
2015 $72,348 $73,558 $68,939
2014 $69,978 $70,525 $70,331
2013 $69,134 $70,148 $65,892
2012 $68,512 $68,981 $68,331
2011 $68,763 $69,313 $70,338
2010 $69,953 $70,420 $67,405
2009 $71,663 $71,560 $72,776
2008 $74,083 $73,027 $70,262
2007 $74,267 $73,462 $68,862

Topeka Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Topeka was $30,874 in 2018. Compared to the median Kansas per capita income, Topeka median per capita income is $582 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Topeka will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Topeka Kansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Kansas $31,456 +1.86% +2.86%
Topeka $30,874 +5.63% +9.45%

Trends in Topeka, KS Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,874, the per capita income for Topeka was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Topeka, Kansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Topeka

Date US Kansas Topeka
2018 $33,831 $31,456 $30,874
2017 $33,187 $30,881 $29,229
2016 $32,573 $30,294 $30,504
2015 $31,775 $30,580 $28,208
2014 $30,672 $29,590 $28,929
2013 $30,431 $29,341 $27,041
2012 $29,934 $28,916 $27,345
2011 $29,884 $28,463 $27,941
2010 $30,077 $28,752 $27,593
2009 $30,984 $29,682 $28,971
2008 $32,255 $30,942 $30,295
2007 $32,400 $30,590 $29,337