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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 $75,480 in 2017, the latest figures available. Essex County median household income is $1,905 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $15,144 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Essex County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Essex County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%
Essex County $75,480 -0.01% +3.50%

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

The current median household income for Essex is $75,480. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $75,491 and is now $11 (0.01%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2017 $60,336 $77,385 $75,480
2016 $58,856 $76,917 $75,491
2015 $57,709 $73,077 $70,829
2014 $55,613 $71,681 $72,931
2013 $55,072 $70,374 $71,169
2012 $54,948 $69,888 $72,615
2011 $55,162 $68,660 $70,875
2010 $56,388 $69,937 $69,619
2009 $57,519 $73,392 $72,138
2008 $59,382 $74,644 $74,827
2007 $60,135 $73,912 $72,841
2006 $59,051 $73,081 $72,608

Essex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Essex County was $93,406 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Essex County median family income is $5,352 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%
Essex County $93,406 -2.80% +0.41%

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

The current median family income for Essex is $93,406. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $96,096 and is now $2,690 (2.80%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2017 $73,891 $98,758 $93,406
2016 $72,591 $97,255 $96,096
2015 $70,627 $93,732 $93,360
2014 $68,313 $91,157 $93,024
2013 $67,488 $88,339 $86,568
2012 $66,880 $88,754 $90,177
2011 $67,126 $87,847 $89,145
2010 $68,289 $88,620 $88,534
2009 $69,958 $92,808 $91,415
2008 $72,321 $93,097 $95,127
2007 $72,500 $93,031 $94,935
2006 $71,330 $90,753 $90,918

Essex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Essex County was $39,368 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Essex County median per capita income is $2,453 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Essex County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%
Essex County $39,368 -0.72% +0.64%

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

The current per capita income for Essex is $39,368. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $39,654 and is now $286 (0.72%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Essex County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Essex County

Date US Massachusetts Essex County
2017 $32,397 $41,821 $39,368
2016 $31,798 $40,627 $39,654
2015 $31,019 $39,452 $38,470
2014 $29,942 $38,647 $39,119
2013 $29,706 $37,817 $35,589
2012 $29,221 $37,337 $37,720
2011 $29,173 $37,182 $37,202
2010 $29,361 $37,410 $37,561
2009 $30,246 $38,296 $37,602
2008 $31,488 $39,321 $39,209
2007 $31,629 $38,899 $38,288
2006 $30,795 $37,399 $36,083