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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 $50,528 in 2017, the latest figures available. New Orleans median household income is $4,383 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $9,808 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including New Orleans median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Louisiana $46,145 +0.06% -0.07%
New Orleans $50,528 +1.35% +4.21%

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

The current median household income for New orleans is $50,528. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $57,017 and is now $6,489 (11.38%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,469 in 2012, real median household income for New orleans has now grown by $3,059 (6.44%).

Real Median Household Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2017 $60,336 $46,145 $50,528
2016 $58,856 $46,117 $49,854
2015 $57,709 $47,313 $50,020
2014 $55,613 $46,179 $48,489
2013 $55,072 $46,549 $48,464
2012 $54,948 $45,934 $47,469
2011 $55,162 $45,585 $48,065
2010 $56,388 $47,891 $51,980
2009 $57,519 $48,666 $52,935
2008 $59,382 $49,914 $54,310
2007 $60,135 $48,504 $57,017
2006 $59,051 $47,943 $56,623

New Orleans Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Orleans was $66,311 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, New Orleans median family income is $5,801 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Louisiana $60,510 +3.04% +3.20%
New Orleans $66,311 +2.66% +4.31%

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

The current median family income for New orleans is $66,311. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $70,633 and is now $4,322 (6.12%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,023 in 2012, real median family income for New orleans has now grown by $5,288 (8.67%).

Real Median Family Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2017 $73,891 $60,510 $66,311
2016 $72,591 $58,727 $64,595
2015 $70,627 $61,009 $64,455
2014 $68,313 $58,635 $63,574
2013 $67,488 $58,888 $61,640
2012 $66,880 $57,823 $61,023
2011 $67,126 $58,547 $61,771
2010 $68,289 $59,103 $63,973
2009 $69,958 $61,190 $65,798
2008 $72,321 $61,589 $69,322
2007 $72,500 $60,119 $68,887
2006 $71,330 $58,819 $70,633

New Orleans Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Orleans was $29,166 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, New Orleans median per capita income is $3,281 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Louisiana $25,885 -1.26% +0.70%
New Orleans $29,166 -1.82% +0.07%

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

The current per capita income for New orleans is $29,166. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,801 and is now $635 (2.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,589 in 2012, real per capita income for New orleans has now grown by $1,577 (5.72%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2017 $32,397 $25,885 $29,166
2016 $31,798 $26,216 $29,708
2015 $31,019 $26,339 $28,730
2014 $29,942 $25,704 $29,147
2013 $29,706 $26,029 $28,754
2012 $29,221 $25,457 $27,589
2011 $29,173 $24,994 $27,613
2010 $29,361 $25,759 $28,872
2009 $30,246 $26,307 $28,670
2008 $31,488 $26,599 $28,091
2007 $31,629 $25,995 $29,801
2006 $30,795 $24,823 $28,041