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Louisiana Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Louisiana was $47,905 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Louisiana median household income is $14,032 lower. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Louisiana household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Louisiana median family income and per capita income for Louisiana are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Louisiana $47,905 +1.34% -1.16%

Louisiana Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Louisiana is $47,905. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $51,130 and is now $3,225 (6.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,697 in 2011, real median household income for Louisiana has now grown by $1,208 (2.59%).

Real Median Household Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2018 $61,937 $47,905
2017 $61,807 $47,270
2016 $60,291 $47,241
2015 $59,116 $48,466
2014 $56,969 $47,305
2013 $56,415 $47,684
2012 $56,288 $47,054
2011 $56,507 $46,697
2010 $57,762 $49,058
2009 $58,921 $49,853
2008 $60,829 $51,130
2007 $61,601 $49,686
2006 $60,490 $49,111
2005 $59,604 $47,342

Louisiana Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Louisiana was $61,847 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Louisiana median family income is $14,554 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Louisiana $61,847 -0.22% -1.04%

Louisiana Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Louisiana is $61,847. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $63,090 and is now $1,243 (1.97%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2018 $76,401 $61,847
2017 $75,692 $61,985
2016 $74,360 $60,158
2015 $72,348 $62,496
2014 $69,978 $60,065
2013 $69,134 $60,324
2012 $68,512 $59,233
2011 $68,763 $59,975
2010 $69,953 $60,543
2009 $71,663 $62,682
2008 $74,083 $63,090
2007 $74,267 $61,585
2006 $73,069 $60,253
2005 $71,965 $58,944

Louisiana Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Louisiana was $27,274 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Louisiana per capita income is $6,557 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Louisiana $27,274 +2.86% +1.09%

Louisiana Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $27,274, the per capita income for Louisiana was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2018 $33,831 $27,274
2017 $33,187 $26,516
2016 $32,573 $26,855
2015 $31,775 $26,981
2014 $30,672 $26,331
2013 $30,431 $26,663
2012 $29,934 $26,078
2011 $29,884 $25,603
2010 $30,077 $26,387
2009 $30,984 $26,948
2008 $32,255 $27,247
2007 $32,400 $26,629
2006 $31,545 $25,428
2005 $32,269 $26,207