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Louisiana Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Louisiana was $46,145 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Louisiana median household income is $14,191 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Louisiana household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Louisiana median family income and per capita income for Louisiana are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Louisiana $46,145 +0.06% -0.07%

Louisiana Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Louisiana is $46,145. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $49,914 and is now $3,769 (7.55%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,585 in 2011, real median household income for Louisiana has now grown by $560 (1.23%).

Real Median Household Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2017 $60,336 $46,145
2016 $58,856 $46,117
2015 $57,709 $47,313
2014 $55,613 $46,179
2013 $55,072 $46,549
2012 $54,948 $45,934
2011 $55,162 $45,585
2010 $56,388 $47,891
2009 $57,519 $48,666
2008 $59,382 $49,914
2007 $60,135 $48,504
2006 $59,051 $47,943
2005 $58,185 $46,215

Louisiana Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Louisiana was $60,510 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Louisiana median family income is $13,381 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Louisiana $60,510 +3.04% +3.20%

Louisiana Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Louisiana is $60,510. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $61,589 and is now $1,079 (1.75%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2017 $73,891 $60,510
2016 $72,591 $58,727
2015 $70,627 $61,009
2014 $68,313 $58,635
2013 $67,488 $58,888
2012 $66,880 $57,823
2011 $67,126 $58,547
2010 $68,289 $59,103
2009 $69,958 $61,190
2008 $72,321 $61,589
2007 $72,500 $60,119
2006 $71,330 $58,819
2005 $70,252 $57,541

Louisiana Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Louisiana was $25,885 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Louisiana per capita income is $6,512 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Louisiana $25,885 -1.26% +0.70%

Louisiana Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Louisiana is $25,885. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $26,599 and is now $714 (2.68%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2017 $32,397 $25,885
2016 $31,798 $26,216
2015 $31,019 $26,339
2014 $29,942 $25,704
2013 $29,706 $26,029
2012 $29,221 $25,457
2011 $29,173 $24,994
2010 $29,361 $25,759
2009 $30,246 $26,307
2008 $31,488 $26,599
2007 $31,629 $25,995
2006 $30,795 $24,823
2005 $31,501 $25,583