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Berkshire County Massachusetts Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Berkshire County Massachusetts area was $57,054 in 2017, the latest figures available. Berkshire County median household income is $20,331 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $3,282 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Berkshire County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Berkshire County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%
Berkshire County $57,054 -4.39% +9.63%

Trends in Berkshire County, MA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Berkshire is $57,054. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $61,115 and is now $4,061 (6.64%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,934 in 2011, real median household income for Berkshire has now grown by $10,120 (21.56%).

Real Median Household Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2017 $60,336 $77,385 $57,054
2016 $58,856 $76,917 $59,675
2015 $57,709 $73,077 $52,526
2014 $55,613 $71,681 $52,041
2013 $55,072 $70,374 $55,350
2012 $54,948 $69,888 $49,747
2011 $55,162 $68,660 $46,934
2010 $56,388 $69,937 $49,790
2009 $57,519 $73,392 $48,435
2008 $59,382 $74,644 $51,128
2007 $60,135 $73,912 $56,060
2006 $59,051 $73,081 $57,967

Berkshire County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Berkshire County was $83,642 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Berkshire County median family income is $15,116 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Berkshire County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%
Berkshire County $83,642 +6.58% +20.56%

Trends in Berkshire County, MA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $83,642, the median family income for Berkshire was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2017 $73,891 $98,758 $83,642
2016 $72,591 $97,255 $78,478
2015 $70,627 $93,732 $67,562
2014 $68,313 $91,157 $69,378
2013 $67,488 $88,339 $70,260
2012 $66,880 $88,754 $68,768
2011 $67,126 $87,847 $67,452
2010 $68,289 $88,620 $59,815
2009 $69,958 $92,808 $73,496
2008 $72,321 $93,097 $67,652
2007 $72,500 $93,031 $72,598
2006 $71,330 $90,753 $75,730

Berkshire County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Berkshire County was $34,735 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Berkshire County median per capita income is $7,086 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Berkshire County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%
Berkshire County $34,735 +2.64% +8.53%

Trends in Berkshire County, MA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Berkshire is $34,735. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $34,814 and is now $79 (0.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,824 in 2012, real per capita income for Berkshire has now grown by $4,911 (16.47%).

Real Per Capita Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2017 $32,397 $41,821 $34,735
2016 $31,798 $40,627 $33,843
2015 $31,019 $39,452 $31,537
2014 $29,942 $38,647 $32,005
2013 $29,706 $37,817 $32,587
2012 $29,221 $37,337 $29,824
2011 $29,173 $37,182 $30,704
2010 $29,361 $37,410 $30,541
2009 $30,246 $38,296 $29,841
2008 $31,488 $39,321 $32,275
2007 $31,629 $38,899 $34,172
2006 $30,795 $37,399 $30,197