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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 $49,610 in 2019, the latest figures available. Bay County median household income is $9,974 lower than the median Michigan household income and $16,102 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Bay County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Bay County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bay County Michigan

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Michigan $59,584 +3.22% +6.55%
Bay County $49,610 -3.71% +4.05%

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

The current median household income for Bay is $49,610. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $54,651 and is now $5,041 (9.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,379 in 2013, real median household income for Bay has now grown by $4,231 (9.32%).

Real Median Household Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2019 $65,712 $59,584 $49,610
2018 $63,059 $57,725 $51,523
2017 $62,927 $57,267 $46,692
2016 $61,383 $55,923 $47,681
2015 $60,187 $55,125 $50,243
2014 $58,001 $53,883 $50,636
2013 $57,437 $53,065 $45,379
2012 $57,307 $52,274 $49,696
2011 $57,531 $52,381 $49,396
2010 $58,809 $53,365 $53,409
2009 $59,988 $54,057 $52,592

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Bay County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bay County was $67,327 in 2019. Compared to the median Michigan family income, Bay County median family income is $8,376 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Bay County Michigan

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Michigan $75,703 +3.22% +5.54%
Bay County $67,327 +8.92% +13.52%

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

The current median family income for Bay is $67,327. Real median family income peaked in 2014 at $69,028 and is now $1,701 (2.46%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,474 in 2017, real median family income for Bay has now grown by $8,853 (15.14%).

Real Median Family Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2019 $80,944 $75,703 $67,327
2018 $77,786 $73,342 $61,816
2017 $77,064 $72,655 $58,474
2016 $75,707 $71,731 $59,306
2015 $73,660 $68,948 $61,866
2014 $71,246 $67,174 $69,028
2013 $70,386 $66,886 $59,191
2012 $69,752 $66,147 $62,615
2011 $70,009 $66,150 $63,527
2010 $71,221 $65,924 $62,026
2009 $72,962 $67,705 $60,570

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Bay County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bay County was $29,922 in 2019. Compared to the median Michigan per capita income, Bay County median per capita income is $2,970 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Bay County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bay County Michigan

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Michigan $32,892 +2.53% +5.99%
Bay County $29,922 +2.84% +10.46%

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

At $29,922, the per capita income for Bay was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Bay County, Michigan, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bay County

Date US Michigan Bay County
2019 $35,672 $32,892 $29,922
2018 $34,444 $32,079 $29,095
2017 $33,788 $31,797 $27,078
2016 $33,163 $31,032 $27,089
2015 $32,351 $30,069 $25,126
2014 $31,228 $28,768 $28,521
2013 $30,982 $28,491 $25,456
2012 $30,476 $27,971 $26,094
2011 $30,425 $27,806 $26,450
2010 $30,622 $27,758 $26,296
2009 $31,545 $28,343 $27,145

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