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Suffolk County Massachusetts Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Suffolk County Massachusetts area was $77,558 in 2019, the latest figures available. Suffolk County median household income is $8,285 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $11,846 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Suffolk County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Suffolk County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Massachusetts $85,843 +5.61% +7.01%
Suffolk County $77,558 +8.85% +17.81%

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

At $77,558, the median household income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2019 $65,712 $85,843 $77,558
2018 $63,059 $81,282 $71,253
2017 $62,927 $80,708 $69,312
2016 $61,383 $80,219 $65,835
2015 $60,187 $76,215 $61,262
2014 $58,001 $74,759 $59,004
2013 $57,437 $73,396 $60,182
2012 $57,307 $72,889 $56,948
2011 $57,531 $71,608 $56,135
2010 $58,809 $72,941 $58,778
2009 $59,988 $76,544 $65,423

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Suffolk County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Suffolk County was $92,491 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Suffolk County median family income is $15,857 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Suffolk County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Massachusetts $108,348 +4.80% +6.82%
Suffolk County $92,491 +9.50% +23.09%

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

At $92,491, the median family income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2019 $80,944 $108,348 $92,491
2018 $77,786 $103,388 $84,465
2017 $77,064 $102,998 $79,361
2016 $75,707 $101,430 $75,138
2015 $73,660 $97,757 $67,950
2014 $71,246 $95,071 $65,914
2013 $70,386 $92,133 $66,817
2012 $69,752 $92,565 $65,395
2011 $70,009 $91,619 $63,289
2010 $71,221 $92,425 $67,427
2009 $72,962 $96,793 $76,021

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Suffolk County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Suffolk County was $46,896 in 2019. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Suffolk County median per capita income is $655 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Suffolk County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Massachusetts $46,241 +4.77% +9.13%
Suffolk County $46,896 +10.57% +14.39%

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

At $46,896, the per capita income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2019 $35,672 $46,241 $46,896
2018 $34,444 $44,135 $42,412
2017 $33,788 $43,617 $42,077
2016 $33,163 $42,371 $40,996
2015 $32,351 $41,146 $39,151
2014 $31,228 $40,307 $37,474
2013 $30,982 $39,441 $36,440
2012 $30,476 $38,940 $35,115
2011 $30,425 $38,779 $35,460
2010 $30,622 $39,017 $35,924
2009 $31,545 $39,940 $38,675

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