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Louisiana Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Louisiana was $51,073 in 2019, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Louisiana median household income is $14,639 lower. 2020 Census ACS data (including 2020 Louisiana household income numbers) will be released in September of 2021. Louisiana median family income and per capita income for Louisiana are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Louisiana $51,073 +4.72% +6.19%

Louisiana Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Louisiana is $51,073. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $52,057 and is now $984 (1.89%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,543 in 2011, real median household income for Louisiana has now grown by $3,530 (7.42%).

Real Median Household Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2019 $65,712 $51,073
2018 $63,059 $48,773
2017 $62,927 $48,126
2016 $61,383 $48,097
2015 $60,187 $49,344
2014 $58,001 $48,162
2013 $57,437 $48,548
2012 $57,307 $47,906
2011 $57,531 $47,543
2010 $58,809 $49,947
2009 $59,988 $50,756

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Louisiana Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Louisiana was $65,105 in 2019. Compared to the median US family income, Louisiana median family income is $15,839 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2020 family income data will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income in Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Louisiana $65,105 +3.39% +6.30%

Louisiana Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $65,105, the median family income for Louisiana was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2019 $80,944 $65,105
2018 $77,786 $62,968
2017 $77,064 $63,108
2016 $75,707 $61,248
2015 $73,660 $63,629
2014 $71,246 $61,153
2013 $70,386 $61,417
2012 $69,752 $60,306
2011 $70,009 $61,062
2010 $71,221 $61,641
2009 $72,962 $63,818

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Louisiana Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Louisiana was $28,662 in 2019. Compared to the US per capita income, Louisiana per capita income is $7,010 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2020 will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income in Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Louisiana $28,662 +3.22% +4.83%

Louisiana Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $28,662, the per capita income for Louisiana was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Louisiana

Date US Louisiana
2019 $35,672 $28,662
2018 $34,444 $27,768
2017 $33,788 $26,996
2016 $33,163 $27,341
2015 $32,351 $27,470
2014 $31,228 $26,808
2013 $30,982 $27,146
2012 $30,476 $26,550
2011 $30,425 $26,067
2010 $30,622 $26,865
2009 $31,545 $27,436

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