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Penobscot County Maine Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Penobscot County Maine area was $50,349 in 2017, the latest figures available. Penobscot County median household income is $5,928 lower than the median Maine household income and $9,987 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Penobscot County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Penobscot County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Penobscot County Maine

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Maine $56,277 +3.79% +9.78%
Penobscot County $50,349 +4.14% +15.00%

Trends in Penobscot County, ME Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Penobscot is $50,349. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $51,289 and is now $940 (1.83%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,782 in 2014, real median household income for Penobscot has now grown by $6,567 (15.00%).

Real Median Household Income: Penobscot County, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Penobscot County

Date US Maine Penobscot County
2017 $60,336 $56,277 $50,349
2016 $58,856 $54,221 $48,346
2015 $57,709 $53,280 $45,705
2014 $55,613 $51,265 $43,782
2013 $55,072 $49,511 $45,953
2012 $54,948 $49,961 $44,553
2011 $55,162 $50,281 $44,422
2010 $56,388 $51,620 $48,408
2009 $57,519 $52,380 $45,705
2008 $59,382 $53,164 $49,003
2007 $60,135 $54,384 $48,986
2006 $59,051 $52,942 $47,829

Penobscot County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Penobscot County was $60,627 in 2017. Compared to the median Maine family income, Penobscot County median family income is $11,550 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Penobscot County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Penobscot County Maine

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Maine $72,177 +3.49% +12.18%
Penobscot County $60,627 -5.32% +7.06%

Trends in Penobscot County, ME Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Penobscot is $60,627. Real median family income peaked in 2010 at $65,486 and is now $4,859 (7.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,628 in 2014, real median family income for Penobscot has now grown by $3,999 (7.06%).

Real Median Family Income: Penobscot County, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Penobscot County

Date US Maine Penobscot County
2017 $73,891 $72,177 $60,627
2016 $72,591 $69,746 $64,033
2015 $70,627 $66,893 $61,413
2014 $68,313 $64,341 $56,628
2013 $67,488 $63,389 $57,755
2012 $66,880 $62,775 $56,886
2011 $67,126 $63,762 $57,510
2010 $68,289 $65,571 $65,486
2009 $69,958 $64,785 $58,122
2008 $72,321 $65,876 $61,883
2007 $72,500 $66,684 $62,042
2006 $71,330 $64,343 $59,310

Penobscot County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Penobscot County was $27,409 in 2017. Compared to the median Maine per capita income, Penobscot County median per capita income is $3,679 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Penobscot County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Penobscot County Maine

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Maine $31,088 +2.80% +7.21%
Penobscot County $27,409 +2.00% +12.65%

Trends in Penobscot County, ME Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Penobscot is $27,409. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,554 and is now $145 (0.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,798 in 2011, real per capita income for Penobscot has now grown by $3,611 (15.17%).

Real Per Capita Income: Penobscot County, Maine, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Penobscot County

Date US Maine Penobscot County
2017 $32,397 $31,088 $27,409
2016 $31,798 $30,241 $26,872
2015 $31,019 $29,423 $24,751
2014 $29,942 $28,998 $24,331
2013 $29,706 $28,068 $26,254
2012 $29,221 $27,832 $24,211
2011 $29,173 $28,183 $23,798
2010 $29,361 $28,112 $25,083
2009 $30,246 $28,250 $25,946
2008 $31,488 $28,721 $25,049
2007 $31,629 $29,602 $27,223
2006 $30,795 $28,307 $26,250