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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 $60,492 in 2019, the latest figures available. Lexington median household income is $8,197 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $5,220 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Lexington median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Lexington-Fayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lexington Kentucky

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Kentucky $52,295 +2.22% +5.20%
Lexington $60,492 +4.63% +5.60%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lexington is $60,492. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $60,562 and is now $70 (0.12%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2019 $65,712 $52,295 $60,492
2018 $63,059 $51,158 $57,813
2017 $62,927 $50,452 $60,562
2016 $61,383 $49,709 $57,284
2015 $60,187 $48,792 $57,319
2014 $58,001 $46,436 $54,340
2013 $57,437 $47,707 $55,270
2012 $57,307 $46,545 $53,493
2011 $57,531 $46,867 $53,679
2010 $58,809 $47,077 $54,356
2009 $59,988 $47,865 $55,824

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Lexington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lexington was $78,496 in 2019. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Lexington median family income is $12,313 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Lexington Kentucky

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Kentucky $66,183 +4.46% +5.25%
Lexington $78,496 +6.73% +5.17%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $78,496, the median family income for Lexington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2019 $80,944 $66,183 $78,496
2018 $77,786 $63,356 $73,547
2017 $77,064 $64,237 $78,004
2016 $75,707 $62,881 $74,634
2015 $73,660 $60,632 $71,814
2014 $71,246 $59,211 $69,803
2013 $70,386 $60,119 $70,794
2012 $69,752 $59,138 $72,323
2011 $70,009 $59,143 $74,202
2010 $71,221 $59,215 $70,505
2009 $72,962 $59,487 $72,461

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Lexington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lexington was $33,582 in 2019. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Lexington median per capita income is $4,553 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Lexington will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lexington Kentucky

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Kentucky $29,029 +2.48% +4.62%
Lexington $33,582 +0.54% +2.82%

Trends in Lexington, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lexington is $33,582. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,385 and is now $803 (2.34%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,357 in 2010, real per capita income for Lexington has now grown by $4,225 (14.39%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lexington, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lexington

Date US Kentucky Lexington
2019 $35,672 $29,029 $33,582
2018 $34,444 $28,327 $33,401
2017 $33,788 $27,929 $33,383
2016 $33,163 $27,748 $32,661
2015 $32,351 $27,066 $32,339
2014 $31,228 $25,601 $29,972
2013 $30,982 $26,018 $30,414
2012 $30,476 $25,348 $31,114
2011 $30,425 $25,404 $30,797
2010 $30,622 $25,507 $29,357
2009 $31,545 $26,043 $31,704

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