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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 $111,473 in 2017, the latest figures available. Howard County median household income is $30,697 higher than the median Maryland household income and $51,137 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Howard County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Howard County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Howard County Maryland

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Maryland $80,776 +0.16% +5.36%
Howard County $111,473 -9.77% +0.06%

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

The current median household income for Howard is $111,473. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $123,543 and is now $12,070 (9.77%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2017 $60,336 $80,776 $111,473
2016 $58,856 $80,643 $123,543
2015 $57,709 $78,477 $114,738
2014 $55,613 $76,668 $111,408
2013 $55,072 $76,397 $115,388
2012 $54,948 $76,074 $116,422
2011 $55,162 $76,464 $108,084
2010 $56,388 $77,579 $114,667
2009 $57,519 $79,338 $116,753
2008 $59,382 $80,515 $117,031
2007 $60,135 $80,685 $120,497
2006 $59,051 $79,396 $114,881

Howard County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Howard County was $133,203 in 2017. Compared to the median Maryland family income, Howard County median family income is $34,810 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Howard County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Howard County Maryland

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Maryland $98,393 +1.03% +5.86%
Howard County $133,203 -6.16% +1.02%

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

The current median family income for Howard is $133,203. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $141,945 and is now $8,742 (6.16%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2017 $73,891 $98,393 $133,203
2016 $72,591 $97,387 $141,945
2015 $70,627 $94,743 $132,851
2014 $68,313 $92,947 $131,861
2013 $67,488 $91,914 $132,977
2012 $66,880 $91,972 $133,876
2011 $67,126 $91,558 $127,316
2010 $68,289 $93,672 $135,954
2009 $69,958 $96,497 $137,735
2008 $72,321 $96,345 $135,250
2007 $72,500 $97,662 $137,131
2006 $71,330 $94,868 $129,744

Howard County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Howard County was $51,394 in 2017. Compared to the median Maryland per capita income, Howard County median per capita income is $11,434 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Howard County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Howard County Maryland

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Maryland $39,960 +1.18% +6.10%
Howard County $51,394 -3.42% +5.53%

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

The current per capita income for Howard is $51,394. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $53,212 and is now $1,818 (3.42%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Howard County, Maryland, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Howard County

Date US Maryland Howard County
2017 $32,397 $39,960 $51,394
2016 $31,798 $39,494 $53,212
2015 $31,019 $38,823 $49,581
2014 $29,942 $37,663 $48,701
2013 $29,706 $38,131 $49,956
2012 $29,221 $37,591 $51,351
2011 $29,173 $37,684 $48,792
2010 $29,361 $38,051 $50,459
2009 $30,246 $39,386 $51,831
2008 $31,488 $39,385 $51,590
2007 $31,629 $39,991 $51,119
2006 $30,795 $38,864 $50,594