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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 $44,770 in 2017, the latest figures available. Bay County median household income is $10,139 lower than the median Michigan household income and $15,566 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Bay County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Bay County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bay County Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Michigan $54,909 +2.40% +6.28%
Bay County $44,770 -2.08% -7.79%

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

The current median household income for Bay is $44,770. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $52,402 and is now $7,632 (14.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,510 in 2013, real median household income for Bay has now grown by $1,260 (2.90%).

Real Median Household Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2017 $60,336 $54,909 $44,770
2016 $58,856 $53,621 $45,719
2015 $57,709 $52,856 $48,175
2014 $55,613 $51,664 $48,552
2013 $55,072 $50,880 $43,510
2012 $54,948 $50,122 $47,650
2011 $55,162 $50,224 $47,362
2010 $56,388 $51,168 $51,210
2009 $57,519 $51,831 $50,427
2008 $59,382 $55,458 $52,402
2007 $60,135 $56,828 $50,221
2006 $59,051 $57,504 $50,913

Bay County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bay County was $56,067 in 2017. Compared to the median Michigan family income, Bay County median family income is $13,597 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Bay County Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Michigan $69,664 +1.29% +8.16%
Bay County $56,067 -1.40% -15.29%

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

The current median family income for Bay is $56,067. Real median family income peaked in 2014 at $66,186 and is now $10,119 (15.29%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2017 $73,891 $69,664 $56,067
2016 $72,591 $68,778 $56,864
2015 $70,627 $66,109 $59,319
2014 $68,313 $64,408 $66,186
2013 $67,488 $64,132 $56,754
2012 $66,880 $63,423 $60,037
2011 $67,126 $63,427 $60,911
2010 $68,289 $63,210 $59,473
2009 $69,958 $64,917 $58,076
2008 $72,321 $69,181 $64,204
2007 $72,500 $70,657 $63,097
2006 $71,330 $70,684 $61,547

Bay County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bay County was $25,963 in 2017. Compared to the median Michigan per capita income, Bay County median per capita income is $4,525 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bay County Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Michigan $30,488 +2.46% +10.53%
Bay County $25,963 -0.04% -5.06%

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

The current per capita income for Bay is $25,963. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,564 and is now $1,601 (5.81%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,091 in 2015, real per capita income for Bay has now grown by $1,872 (7.77%).

Real Per Capita Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2017 $32,397 $30,488 $25,963
2016 $31,798 $29,755 $25,974
2015 $31,019 $28,831 $24,091
2014 $29,942 $27,583 $27,347
2013 $29,706 $27,318 $24,408
2012 $29,221 $26,820 $25,020
2011 $29,173 $26,661 $25,361
2010 $29,361 $26,615 $25,214
2009 $30,246 $27,176 $26,027
2008 $31,488 $28,879 $26,512
2007 $31,629 $29,411 $26,602
2006 $30,795 $29,369 $25,968