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Worcester County Massachusetts Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Worcester County Massachusetts area was $70,402 in 2017, the latest figures available. Worcester County median household income is $6,983 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $10,066 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Worcester County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Worcester County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Worcester County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%
Worcester County $70,402 -0.54% +3.85%

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

The current median household income for Worcester is $70,402. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $76,329 and is now $5,927 (7.77%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,857 in 2013, real median household income for Worcester has now grown by $4,545 (6.90%).

Real Median Household Income: Worcester County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Worcester County

Date US Massachusetts Worcester County
2017 $60,336 $77,385 $70,402
2016 $58,856 $76,917 $70,786
2015 $57,709 $73,077 $68,033
2014 $55,613 $71,681 $67,791
2013 $55,072 $70,374 $65,857
2012 $54,948 $69,888 $66,857
2011 $55,162 $68,660 $66,075
2010 $56,388 $69,937 $68,968
2009 $57,519 $73,392 $72,567
2008 $59,382 $74,644 $76,329
2007 $60,135 $73,912 $73,466
2006 $59,051 $73,081 $71,888

Worcester County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Worcester County was $91,427 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Worcester County median family income is $7,331 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Worcester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Worcester County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%
Worcester County $91,427 -2.02% +6.05%

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

The current median family income for Worcester is $91,427. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $93,310 and is now $1,883 (2.02%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Worcester County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Worcester County

Date US Massachusetts Worcester County
2017 $73,891 $98,758 $91,427
2016 $72,591 $97,255 $93,310
2015 $70,627 $93,732 $86,993
2014 $68,313 $91,157 $86,210
2013 $67,488 $88,339 $81,558
2012 $66,880 $88,754 $84,843
2011 $67,126 $87,847 $83,636
2010 $68,289 $88,620 $86,177
2009 $69,958 $92,808 $89,092
2008 $72,321 $93,097 $91,006
2007 $72,500 $93,031 $89,756
2006 $71,330 $90,753 $89,704

Worcester County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Worcester County was $36,179 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Worcester County median per capita income is $5,642 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Worcester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Worcester County Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%
Worcester County $36,179 +1.90% +7.40%

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

At $36,179, the per capita income for Worcester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Worcester County, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Worcester County

Date US Massachusetts Worcester County
2017 $32,397 $41,821 $36,179
2016 $31,798 $40,627 $35,505
2015 $31,019 $39,452 $34,250
2014 $29,942 $38,647 $33,686
2013 $29,706 $37,817 $32,401
2012 $29,221 $37,337 $32,729
2011 $29,173 $37,182 $32,866
2010 $29,361 $37,410 $33,031
2009 $30,246 $38,296 $33,979
2008 $31,488 $39,321 $35,459
2007 $31,629 $38,899 $34,949
2006 $30,795 $37,399 $34,022