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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $77,385 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $17,049 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $77,385, the median household income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2017 $60,336 $77,385
2016 $58,856 $76,917
2015 $57,709 $73,077
2014 $55,613 $71,681
2013 $55,072 $70,374
2012 $54,948 $69,888
2011 $55,162 $68,660
2010 $56,388 $69,937
2009 $57,519 $73,392
2008 $59,382 $74,644
2007 $60,135 $73,912
2006 $59,051 $73,081
2005 $58,185 $71,953

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $98,758 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $24,867 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $98,758, the median family income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2017 $73,891 $98,758
2016 $72,591 $97,255
2015 $70,627 $93,732
2014 $68,313 $91,157
2013 $67,488 $88,339
2012 $66,880 $88,754
2011 $67,126 $87,847
2010 $68,289 $88,620
2009 $69,958 $92,808
2008 $72,321 $93,097
2007 $72,500 $93,031
2006 $71,330 $90,753
2005 $70,252 $90,162

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $41,821 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $9,424 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $41,821, the per capita income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2017 $32,397 $41,821
2016 $31,798 $40,627
2015 $31,019 $39,452
2014 $29,942 $38,647
2013 $29,706 $37,817
2012 $29,221 $37,337
2011 $29,173 $37,182
2010 $29,361 $37,410
2009 $30,246 $38,296
2008 $31,488 $39,321
2007 $31,629 $38,899
2006 $30,795 $37,399
2005 $31,501 $39,015