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Jefferson County Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Jefferson County Kentucky area was $55,044 in 2017, the latest figures available. Jefferson County median household income is $6,669 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $5,292 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Jefferson County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Jefferson County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Jefferson County Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Kentucky $48,375 +1.49% +8.65%
Jefferson County $55,044 +3.64% +10.16%

Trends in Jefferson County, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $55,044, the median household income for Jefferson was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Jefferson County, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Jefferson County

Date US Kentucky Jefferson County
2017 $60,336 $48,375 $55,044
2016 $58,856 $47,663 $53,109
2015 $57,709 $46,783 $53,037
2014 $55,613 $44,524 $49,967
2013 $55,072 $45,743 $50,053
2012 $54,948 $44,629 $49,063
2011 $55,162 $44,938 $49,571
2010 $56,388 $45,138 $47,666
2009 $57,519 $45,895 $50,894
2008 $59,382 $47,408 $53,266
2007 $60,135 $47,723 $51,272
2006 $59,051 $47,985 $52,840

Jefferson County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Jefferson County was $72,502 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Jefferson County median family income is $10,909 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Jefferson County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Jefferson County Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Kentucky $61,593 +2.16% +8.49%
Jefferson County $72,502 +2.32% +13.45%

Trends in Jefferson County, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $72,502, the median family income for Jefferson was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Jefferson County, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Jefferson County

Date US Kentucky Jefferson County
2017 $73,891 $61,593 $72,502
2016 $72,591 $60,293 $70,857
2015 $70,627 $58,136 $68,805
2014 $68,313 $56,773 $63,907
2013 $67,488 $57,644 $65,393
2012 $66,880 $56,703 $63,161
2011 $67,126 $56,708 $65,606
2010 $68,289 $56,777 $64,254
2009 $69,958 $57,037 $66,490
2008 $72,321 $59,040 $69,669
2007 $72,500 $59,603 $68,087
2006 $71,330 $59,386 $67,364

Jefferson County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Jefferson County was $31,805 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Jefferson County median per capita income is $5,026 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Jefferson County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Jefferson County Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Kentucky $26,779 +0.65% +9.09%
Jefferson County $31,805 -0.09% +6.00%

Trends in Jefferson County, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Jefferson is $31,805. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $31,835 and is now $30 (0.09%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Jefferson County, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Jefferson County

Date US Kentucky Jefferson County
2017 $32,397 $26,779 $31,805
2016 $31,798 $26,606 $31,835
2015 $31,019 $25,952 $30,918
2014 $29,942 $24,547 $30,006
2013 $29,706 $24,946 $30,255
2012 $29,221 $24,304 $28,464
2011 $29,173 $24,358 $29,184
2010 $29,361 $24,456 $28,857
2009 $30,246 $24,971 $29,935
2008 $31,488 $25,797 $30,344
2007 $31,629 $26,015 $31,074
2006 $30,795 $25,731 $30,102