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New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana metro area was $55,710 in 2019, the latest figures available. New Orleans median household income is $4,637 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $10,002 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including New Orleans median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Louisiana $51,073 +4.72% +6.19%
New Orleans $55,710 +8.78% +7.15%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New orleans is $55,710. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $59,465 and is now $3,755 (6.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,507 in 2012, real median household income for New orleans has now grown by $6,203 (12.53%).

Real Median Household Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2019 $65,712 $51,073 $55,710
2018 $63,059 $48,773 $51,213
2017 $62,927 $48,126 $52,697
2016 $61,383 $48,097 $51,994
2015 $60,187 $49,344 $52,167
2014 $58,001 $48,162 $50,572
2013 $57,437 $48,548 $50,546
2012 $57,307 $47,906 $49,507
2011 $57,531 $47,543 $50,129
2010 $58,809 $49,947 $54,212
2009 $59,988 $50,756 $55,208

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New Orleans Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Orleans was $73,579 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, New Orleans median family income is $8,474 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Louisiana $65,105 +3.39% +6.30%
New Orleans $73,579 +7.81% +9.22%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for New orleans is $73,579. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $73,665 and is now $86 (0.12%) lower. From a post peak low of $63,643 in 2012, real median family income for New orleans has now grown by $9,936 (15.61%).

Real Median Family Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2019 $80,944 $65,105 $73,579
2018 $77,786 $62,968 $68,247
2017 $77,064 $63,108 $69,158
2016 $75,707 $61,248 $67,368
2015 $73,660 $63,629 $67,223
2014 $71,246 $61,153 $66,304
2013 $70,386 $61,417 $64,288
2012 $69,752 $60,306 $63,643
2011 $70,009 $61,062 $64,423
2010 $71,221 $61,641 $66,720
2009 $72,962 $63,818 $68,623

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New Orleans Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Orleans was $31,889 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, New Orleans median per capita income is $3,227 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Louisiana $28,662 +3.22% +4.83%
New Orleans $31,889 +5.00% +2.92%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $31,889, the per capita income for New orleans was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2019 $35,672 $28,662 $31,889
2018 $34,444 $27,768 $30,371
2017 $33,788 $26,996 $30,418
2016 $33,163 $27,341 $30,983
2015 $32,351 $27,470 $29,964
2014 $31,228 $26,808 $30,399
2013 $30,982 $27,146 $29,989
2012 $30,476 $26,550 $28,773
2011 $30,425 $26,067 $28,799
2010 $30,622 $26,865 $30,112
2009 $31,545 $27,436 $29,902

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