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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 $58,069 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lexington median household income is $9,694 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $2,267 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Lexington median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lexington-Fayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lexington Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Kentucky $48,375 +1.49% +8.65%
Lexington $58,069 +5.72% +11.45%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $58,069, the median household income for Lexington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2017 $60,336 $48,375 $58,069
2016 $58,856 $47,663 $54,926
2015 $57,709 $46,783 $54,959
2014 $55,613 $44,524 $52,103
2013 $55,072 $45,743 $52,994
2012 $54,948 $44,629 $51,291
2011 $55,162 $44,938 $51,468
2010 $56,388 $45,138 $52,118
2009 $57,519 $45,895 $53,526
2008 $59,382 $47,408 $57,854
2007 $60,135 $47,723 $55,798
2006 $59,051 $47,985 $55,492

Lexington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lexington was $74,793 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Lexington median family income is $13,200 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lexington Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Kentucky $61,593 +2.16% +8.49%
Lexington $74,793 +4.51% +11.75%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $74,793, the median family income for Lexington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2017 $73,891 $61,593 $74,793
2016 $72,591 $60,293 $71,562
2015 $70,627 $58,136 $68,857
2014 $68,313 $56,773 $66,929
2013 $67,488 $57,644 $67,879
2012 $66,880 $56,703 $69,346
2011 $67,126 $56,708 $71,147
2010 $68,289 $56,777 $67,602
2009 $69,958 $57,037 $69,478
2008 $72,321 $59,040 $74,498
2007 $72,500 $59,603 $71,619
2006 $71,330 $59,386 $73,518

Lexington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lexington was $32,009 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Lexington median per capita income is $5,230 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lexington Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Kentucky $26,779 +0.65% +9.09%
Lexington $32,009 +2.21% +11.38%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lexington is $32,009. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $32,969 and is now $960 (2.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,149 in 2010, real per capita income for Lexington has now grown by $3,860 (13.71%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2017 $32,397 $26,779 $32,009
2016 $31,798 $26,606 $31,316
2015 $31,019 $25,952 $31,007
2014 $29,942 $24,547 $28,738
2013 $29,706 $24,946 $29,161
2012 $29,221 $24,304 $29,833
2011 $29,173 $24,358 $29,529
2010 $29,361 $24,456 $28,149
2009 $30,246 $24,971 $30,399
2008 $31,488 $25,797 $32,969
2007 $31,629 $26,015 $30,965
2006 $30,795 $25,731 $31,012