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Bay County Michigan Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Bay County Michigan area was $50,606 in 2018, the latest figures available. Bay County median household income is $6,091 lower than the median Michigan household income and $11,331 less than the US median household income. 2019 county income data (including Bay County median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Bay County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bay County Michigan

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Michigan $56,697 +0.80% +4.72%
Bay County $50,606 +10.35% +2.55%

Trends in Bay County, MI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Bay is $50,606. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $53,678 and is now $3,072 (5.72%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,571 in 2013, real median household income for Bay has now grown by $6,035 (13.54%).

Real Median Household Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2018 $61,937 $56,697 $50,606
2017 $61,807 $56,247 $45,861
2016 $60,291 $54,928 $46,833
2015 $59,116 $54,144 $49,349
2014 $56,969 $52,924 $49,735
2013 $56,415 $52,121 $44,571
2012 $56,288 $51,344 $48,812
2011 $56,507 $51,449 $48,517
2010 $57,762 $52,414 $52,458
2009 $58,921 $53,095 $51,656
2008 $60,829 $56,809 $53,678
2007 $61,601 $58,213 $51,445

Bay County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bay County was $60,716 in 2018. Compared to the median Michigan family income, Bay County median family income is $11,320 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Bay County Michigan

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Michigan $72,036 +0.94% +6.37%
Bay County $60,716 +5.71% -0.08%

Trends in Bay County, MI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Bay is $60,716. Real median family income peaked in 2014 at $67,800 and is now $7,084 (10.45%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,434 in 2017, real median family income for Bay has now grown by $3,282 (5.71%).

Real Median Family Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2018 $76,401 $72,036 $60,716
2017 $75,692 $71,362 $57,434
2016 $74,360 $70,455 $58,251
2015 $72,348 $67,720 $60,765
2014 $69,978 $65,979 $67,800
2013 $69,134 $65,696 $58,138
2012 $68,512 $64,970 $61,501
2011 $68,763 $64,973 $62,396
2010 $69,953 $64,750 $60,922
2009 $71,663 $66,500 $59,492
2008 $74,083 $70,867 $65,769
2007 $74,267 $72,379 $64,634

Bay County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bay County was $28,577 in 2018. Compared to the median Michigan per capita income, Bay County median per capita income is $2,931 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bay County Michigan

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Michigan $31,508 +0.89% +6.68%
Bay County $28,577 +7.45% +15.79%

Trends in Bay County, MI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,577, the per capita income for Bay was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2018 $33,831 $31,508 $28,577
2017 $33,187 $31,231 $26,596
2016 $32,573 $30,480 $26,607
2015 $31,775 $29,534 $24,679
2014 $30,672 $28,256 $28,014
2013 $30,431 $27,984 $25,003
2012 $29,934 $27,474 $25,630
2011 $29,884 $27,312 $25,979
2010 $30,077 $27,264 $25,828
2009 $30,984 $27,838 $26,662
2008 $32,255 $29,583 $27,158
2007 $32,400 $30,128 $27,250