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Massachusetts Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Massachusetts was $79,835 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Massachusetts median household income is $17,898 higher. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Massachusetts household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Massachusetts median family income and per capita income for Massachusetts are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Massachusetts

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Massachusetts $79,835 +0.71% +6.65%

Massachusetts Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $79,835, the median household income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2018 $61,937 $79,835
2017 $61,807 $79,271
2016 $60,291 $78,792
2015 $59,116 $74,858
2014 $56,969 $73,429
2013 $56,415 $72,090
2012 $56,288 $71,593
2011 $56,507 $70,334
2010 $57,762 $71,642
2009 $58,921 $75,182
2008 $60,829 $76,463
2007 $61,601 $75,714
2006 $60,490 $74,863
2005 $59,604 $73,707

Massachusetts Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Massachusetts was $101,548 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Massachusetts median family income is $25,147 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Massachusetts

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Massachusetts $101,548 +0.38% +5.76%

Massachusetts Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $101,548, the median family income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2018 $76,401 $101,548
2017 $75,692 $101,165
2016 $74,360 $99,626
2015 $72,348 $96,016
2014 $69,978 $93,380
2013 $69,134 $90,494
2012 $68,512 $90,919
2011 $68,763 $89,988
2010 $69,953 $90,779
2009 $71,663 $95,071
2008 $74,083 $95,365
2007 $74,267 $95,299
2006 $73,069 $92,966
2005 $71,965 $92,360

Massachusetts Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Massachusetts was $43,349 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Massachusetts per capita income is $9,518 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Massachusetts

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Massachusetts $43,349 +1.19% +7.26%

Massachusetts Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $43,349, the per capita income for Massachusetts was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Massachusetts

Date US Massachusetts
2018 $33,831 $43,349
2017 $33,187 $42,840
2016 $32,573 $41,617
2015 $31,775 $40,414
2014 $30,672 $39,590
2013 $30,431 $38,739
2012 $29,934 $38,248
2011 $29,884 $38,089
2010 $30,077 $38,322
2009 $30,984 $39,229
2008 $32,255 $40,279
2007 $32,400 $39,847
2006 $31,545 $38,311
2005 $32,269 $39,967