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Howard County Maryland Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Howard County Maryland area was $121,618 in 2019, the latest figures available. Howard County median household income is $34,880 higher than the median Maryland household income and $55,906 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Howard County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Howard County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Howard County Maryland

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Maryland $86,738 +2.34% +3.13%
Howard County $121,618 +2.11% -5.61%

Trends in Howard County, MD Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Howard is $121,618. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $128,846 and is now $7,228 (5.61%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2019 $65,712 $86,738 $121,618
2018 $63,059 $84,751 $119,104
2017 $62,927 $84,244 $116,259
2016 $61,383 $84,105 $128,846
2015 $60,187 $81,847 $119,665
2014 $58,001 $79,960 $116,192
2013 $57,437 $79,678 $120,344
2012 $57,307 $79,340 $121,421
2011 $57,531 $79,748 $112,726
2010 $58,809 $80,910 $119,591
2009 $59,988 $82,745 $121,766

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Howard County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Howard County was $148,680 in 2019. Compared to the median Maryland family income, Howard County median family income is $43,001 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Howard County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Howard County Maryland

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Maryland $105,679 +2.33% +4.05%
Howard County $148,680 -0.16% +0.43%

Trends in Howard County, MD Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Howard is $148,680. Real median family income peaked in 2018 at $148,920 and is now $240 (0.16%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2019 $80,944 $105,679 $148,680
2018 $77,786 $103,275 $148,920
2017 $77,064 $102,617 $138,922
2016 $75,707 $101,568 $148,039
2015 $73,660 $98,811 $138,556
2014 $71,246 $96,938 $137,523
2013 $70,386 $95,861 $138,687
2012 $69,752 $95,921 $139,624
2011 $70,009 $95,490 $132,784
2010 $71,221 $97,694 $141,792
2009 $72,962 $100,640 $143,649

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Howard County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Howard County was $56,192 in 2019. Compared to the median Maryland per capita income, Howard County median per capita income is $12,867 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Howard County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Howard County Maryland

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Maryland $43,325 +2.48% +5.19%
Howard County $56,192 +4.82% +1.25%

Trends in Howard County, MD Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $56,192, the per capita income for Howard was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2019 $35,672 $43,325 $56,192
2018 $34,444 $42,275 $53,608
2017 $33,788 $41,676 $53,601
2016 $33,163 $41,189 $55,496
2015 $32,351 $40,490 $51,710
2014 $31,228 $39,280 $50,792
2013 $30,982 $39,768 $52,101
2012 $30,476 $39,205 $53,555
2011 $30,425 $39,302 $50,888
2010 $30,622 $39,685 $52,625
2009 $31,545 $41,077 $54,057

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