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Essex County Massachusetts Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Essex County Massachusetts area was $83,810 in 2019, the latest figures available. Essex County median household income is $2,033 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $18,098 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Essex County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Essex County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Massachusetts $85,843 +5.61% +7.01%
Essex County $83,810 +7.46% +6.45%

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

At $83,810, the median household income for Essex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2019 $65,712 $85,843 $83,810
2018 $63,059 $81,282 $77,992
2017 $62,927 $80,708 $78,721
2016 $61,383 $80,219 $78,731
2015 $60,187 $76,215 $73,870
2014 $58,001 $74,759 $76,063
2013 $57,437 $73,396 $74,225
2012 $57,307 $72,889 $75,732
2011 $57,531 $71,608 $73,919
2010 $58,809 $72,941 $72,608
2009 $59,988 $76,544 $75,236

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Essex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Essex County was $103,994 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Essex County median family income is $4,354 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Massachusetts $108,348 +4.80% +6.82%
Essex County $103,994 +5.42% +3.76%

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

At $103,994, the median family income for Essex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2019 $80,944 $108,348 $103,994
2018 $77,786 $103,388 $98,643
2017 $77,064 $102,998 $97,416
2016 $75,707 $101,430 $100,221
2015 $73,660 $97,757 $97,369
2014 $71,246 $95,071 $97,018
2013 $70,386 $92,133 $90,285
2012 $69,752 $92,565 $94,049
2011 $70,009 $91,619 $92,974
2010 $71,221 $92,425 $92,335
2009 $72,962 $96,793 $95,340

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Essex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Essex County was $45,144 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Essex County median per capita income is $1,097 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Massachusetts $46,241 +4.77% +9.13%
Essex County $45,144 +5.64% +9.16%

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

At $45,144, the per capita income for Essex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2019 $35,672 $46,241 $45,144
2018 $34,444 $44,135 $42,732
2017 $33,788 $43,617 $41,058
2016 $33,163 $42,371 $41,356
2015 $32,351 $41,146 $40,122
2014 $31,228 $40,307 $40,799
2013 $30,982 $39,441 $37,117
2012 $30,476 $38,940 $39,340
2011 $30,425 $38,779 $38,800
2010 $30,622 $39,017 $39,174
2009 $31,545 $39,940 $39,216

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