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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 $58,895 in 2019, the latest figures available. Berkshire County median household income is $26,948 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $6,817 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Berkshire County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Berkshire County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Massachusetts $85,843 +5.61% +7.01%
Berkshire County $58,895 -4.35% -5.37%

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

The current median household income for Berkshire is $58,895. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $63,739 and is now $4,844 (7.60%) lower. From a post peak low of $48,950 in 2011, real median household income for Berkshire has now grown by $9,945 (20.32%).

Real Median Household Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2019 $65,712 $85,843 $58,895
2018 $63,059 $81,282 $61,572
2017 $62,927 $80,708 $59,504
2016 $61,383 $80,219 $62,236
2015 $60,187 $76,215 $54,781
2014 $58,001 $74,759 $54,276
2013 $57,437 $73,396 $57,727
2012 $57,307 $72,889 $51,883
2011 $57,531 $71,608 $48,950
2010 $58,809 $72,941 $51,927
2009 $59,988 $76,544 $50,515

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Berkshire County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Berkshire County was $78,546 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Berkshire County median family income is $29,802 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Berkshire County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Massachusetts $108,348 +4.80% +6.82%
Berkshire County $78,546 -5.35% -4.03%

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

The current median family income for Berkshire is $78,546. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $87,233 and is now $8,687 (9.96%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2019 $80,944 $108,348 $78,546
2018 $77,786 $103,388 $82,983
2017 $77,064 $102,998 $87,233
2016 $75,707 $101,430 $81,847
2015 $73,660 $97,757 $70,463
2014 $71,246 $95,071 $72,357
2013 $70,386 $92,133 $73,277
2012 $69,752 $92,565 $71,721
2011 $70,009 $91,619 $70,348
2010 $71,221 $92,425 $62,383
2009 $72,962 $96,793 $76,651

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Berkshire County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Berkshire County was $36,759 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Berkshire County median per capita income is $9,482 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Berkshire County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Berkshire County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Massachusetts $46,241 +4.77% +9.13%
Berkshire County $36,759 +3.75% +4.15%

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

At $36,759, the per capita income for Berkshire was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Berkshire County

Date US Massachusetts Berkshire County
2019 $35,672 $46,241 $36,759
2018 $34,444 $44,135 $35,431
2017 $33,788 $43,617 $36,226
2016 $33,163 $42,371 $35,295
2015 $32,351 $41,146 $32,891
2014 $31,228 $40,307 $33,379
2013 $30,982 $39,441 $33,986
2012 $30,476 $38,940 $31,105
2011 $30,425 $38,779 $32,023
2010 $30,622 $39,017 $31,852
2009 $31,545 $39,940 $31,122

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