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Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg Kentucky metro area was $57,279 in 2017, the latest figures available. Louisville median household income is $8,904 higher than the median Kentucky household income and $3,057 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Louisville median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown--Scottsburg are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Louisville Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Kentucky $48,375 +1.49% +8.65%
Louisville $57,279 +2.80% +8.51%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $57,279, the median household income for Louisville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2017 $60,336 $48,375 $57,279
2016 $58,856 $47,663 $55,719
2015 $57,709 $46,783 $54,733
2014 $55,613 $44,524 $52,789
2013 $55,072 $45,743 $53,654
2012 $54,948 $44,629 $52,299
2011 $55,162 $44,938 $51,971
2010 $56,388 $45,138 $50,339
2009 $57,519 $45,895 $53,584
2008 $59,382 $47,408 $55,629
2007 $60,135 $47,723 $54,158
2006 $59,051 $47,985 $54,985

Louisville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Louisville was $72,396 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Louisville median family income is $10,803 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Louisville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Louisville Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Kentucky $61,593 +2.16% +8.49%
Louisville $72,396 -0.34% +9.81%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Louisville is $72,396. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $72,643 and is now $247 (0.34%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2017 $73,891 $61,593 $72,396
2016 $72,591 $60,293 $72,643
2015 $70,627 $58,136 $69,134
2014 $68,313 $56,773 $65,929
2013 $67,488 $57,644 $68,610
2012 $66,880 $56,703 $65,099
2011 $67,126 $56,708 $67,481
2010 $68,289 $56,777 $63,984
2009 $69,958 $57,037 $67,055
2008 $72,321 $59,040 $69,765
2007 $72,500 $59,603 $68,179
2006 $71,330 $59,386 $68,624

Louisville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Louisville was $31,055 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Louisville median per capita income is $4,276 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Louisville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Louisville Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Kentucky $26,779 +0.65% +9.09%
Louisville $31,055 +0.04% +7.36%

Trends in Louisville, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $31,055, the per capita income for Louisville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisville, Kentucky, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisville

Date US Kentucky Louisville
2017 $32,397 $26,779 $31,055
2016 $31,798 $26,606 $31,042
2015 $31,019 $25,952 $29,733
2014 $29,942 $24,547 $28,927
2013 $29,706 $24,946 $29,237
2012 $29,221 $24,304 $27,635
2011 $29,173 $24,358 $28,175
2010 $29,361 $24,456 $27,617
2009 $30,246 $24,971 $28,976
2008 $31,488 $25,797 $29,406
2007 $31,629 $26,015 $29,924
2006 $30,795 $25,731 $29,065