Department of Numbers

Lexington-Fayette Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lexington-Fayette Kentucky metro area was $56,784 in 2018, the latest figures available. Lexington median household income is $6,537 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $5,153 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Lexington median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Lexington-Fayette are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Lexington Kentucky

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Kentucky $50,247 +1.40% +4.85%
Lexington $56,784 -4.54% +0.86%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lexington is $56,784. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $59,484 and is now $2,700 (4.54%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2018 $61,937 $50,247 $56,784
2017 $61,807 $49,554 $59,484
2016 $60,291 $48,824 $56,264
2015 $59,116 $47,923 $56,298
2014 $56,969 $45,610 $53,373
2013 $56,415 $46,858 $54,287
2012 $56,288 $45,718 $52,542
2011 $56,507 $46,033 $52,723
2010 $57,762 $46,238 $53,389
2009 $58,921 $47,014 $54,831
2008 $60,829 $48,564 $59,263
2007 $61,601 $48,886 $57,158

Lexington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lexington was $72,238 in 2018. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Lexington median family income is $10,010 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2020.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Lexington Kentucky

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Kentucky $62,228 -1.37% +4.49%
Lexington $72,238 -5.71% +2.41%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lexington is $72,238. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $76,616 and is now $4,378 (5.71%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2018 $76,401 $62,228 $72,238
2017 $75,692 $63,094 $76,616
2016 $74,360 $61,762 $73,306
2015 $72,348 $59,552 $70,535
2014 $69,978 $58,157 $68,561
2013 $69,134 $59,049 $69,534
2012 $68,512 $58,086 $71,037
2011 $68,763 $58,091 $72,881
2010 $69,953 $58,161 $69,249
2009 $71,663 $58,428 $71,172
2008 $74,083 $60,478 $76,313
2007 $74,267 $61,055 $73,365

Lexington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lexington was $32,806 in 2018. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Lexington median per capita income is $4,983 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2020.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Lexington Kentucky

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Kentucky $27,823 +1.43% +4.66%
Lexington $32,806 +0.05% +3.28%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lexington is $32,806. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $33,773 and is now $967 (2.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,835 in 2010, real per capita income for Lexington has now grown by $3,971 (13.77%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2018 $33,831 $27,823 $32,806
2017 $33,187 $27,432 $32,789
2016 $32,573 $27,255 $32,080
2015 $31,775 $26,584 $31,763
2014 $30,672 $25,146 $29,438
2013 $30,431 $25,555 $29,872
2012 $29,934 $24,897 $30,561
2011 $29,884 $24,952 $30,249
2010 $30,077 $25,052 $28,835
2009 $30,984 $25,580 $31,140
2008 $32,255 $26,426 $33,773
2007 $32,400 $26,649 $31,719