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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 $66,459 in 2017, the latest figures available. Suffolk County median household income is $10,926 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $6,123 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Suffolk County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Suffolk County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%
Suffolk County $66,459 +5.28% +17.47%

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

At $66,459, the median household income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2017 $60,336 $77,385 $66,459
2016 $58,856 $76,917 $63,125
2015 $57,709 $73,077 $58,740
2014 $55,613 $71,681 $56,575
2013 $55,072 $70,374 $57,704
2012 $54,948 $69,888 $54,603
2011 $55,162 $68,660 $53,823
2010 $56,388 $69,937 $56,358
2009 $57,519 $73,392 $62,730
2008 $59,382 $74,644 $58,445
2007 $60,135 $73,912 $59,472
2006 $59,051 $73,081 $58,128

Suffolk County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Suffolk County was $76,094 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Suffolk County median family income is $22,664 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Suffolk County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%
Suffolk County $76,094 +5.62% +20.40%

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

At $76,094, the median family income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2017 $73,891 $98,758 $76,094
2016 $72,591 $97,255 $72,045
2015 $70,627 $93,732 $65,153
2014 $68,313 $91,157 $63,200
2013 $67,488 $88,339 $64,066
2012 $66,880 $88,754 $62,702
2011 $67,126 $87,847 $60,683
2010 $68,289 $88,620 $64,651
2009 $69,958 $92,808 $72,891
2008 $72,321 $93,097 $68,056
2007 $72,500 $93,031 $66,494
2006 $71,330 $90,753 $64,861

Suffolk County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Suffolk County was $40,345 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Suffolk County median per capita income is $1,476 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Suffolk County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Suffolk County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%
Suffolk County $40,345 +2.64% +12.28%

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

At $40,345, the per capita income for Suffolk was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Suffolk County

Date US Massachusetts Suffolk County
2017 $32,397 $41,821 $40,345
2016 $31,798 $40,627 $39,309
2015 $31,019 $39,452 $37,539
2014 $29,942 $38,647 $35,931
2013 $29,706 $37,817 $34,939
2012 $29,221 $37,337 $33,670
2011 $29,173 $37,182 $33,999
2010 $29,361 $37,410 $34,445
2009 $30,246 $38,296 $37,083
2008 $31,488 $39,321 $35,911
2007 $31,629 $38,899 $35,589
2006 $30,795 $37,399 $34,167