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Detroit-Warren-Livonia Michigan Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Detroit-Warren-Livonia Michigan metro area was $58,411 in 2017, the latest figures available. Detroit median household income is $3,502 higher than the median Michigan household income and $1,925 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Detroit median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Detroit-Warren-Livonia are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Detroit Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Michigan $54,909 +2.40% +6.28%
Detroit $58,411 +1.85% +7.42%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Detroit is $58,411. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $63,904 and is now $5,493 (8.60%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,487 in 2011, real median household income for Detroit has now grown by $4,924 (9.21%).

Real Median Household Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2017 $60,336 $54,909 $58,411
2016 $58,856 $53,621 $57,350
2015 $57,709 $52,856 $55,488
2014 $55,613 $51,664 $54,374
2013 $55,072 $50,880 $54,658
2012 $54,948 $50,122 $53,813
2011 $55,162 $50,224 $53,487
2010 $56,388 $51,168 $54,305
2009 $57,519 $51,831 $55,588
2008 $59,382 $55,458 $59,864
2007 $60,135 $56,828 $62,271
2006 $59,051 $57,504 $63,381

Detroit Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Detroit was $75,060 in 2017. Compared to the median Michigan family income, Detroit median family income is $5,396 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Detroit will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Detroit Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Michigan $69,664 +1.29% +8.16%
Detroit $75,060 +1.03% +7.45%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Detroit is $75,060. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $79,449 and is now $4,389 (5.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,837 in 2011, real median family income for Detroit has now grown by $7,223 (10.65%).

Real Median Family Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2017 $73,891 $69,664 $75,060
2016 $72,591 $68,778 $74,297
2015 $70,627 $66,109 $70,892
2014 $68,313 $64,408 $69,856
2013 $67,488 $64,132 $69,526
2012 $66,880 $63,423 $68,805
2011 $67,126 $63,427 $67,837
2010 $68,289 $63,210 $68,281
2009 $69,958 $64,917 $70,234
2008 $72,321 $69,181 $76,858
2007 $72,500 $70,657 $78,044
2006 $71,330 $70,684 $79,449

Detroit Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Detroit was $32,924 in 2017. Compared to the median Michigan per capita income, Detroit median per capita income is $2,436 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Detroit will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Detroit Michigan

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Michigan $30,488 +2.46% +10.53%
Detroit $32,924 +2.08% +11.35%

Trends in Detroit, MI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Detroit is $32,924. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $33,478 and is now $554 (1.65%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,596 in 2011, real per capita income for Detroit has now grown by $4,328 (15.13%).

Real Per Capita Income: Detroit, Michigan, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Detroit

Date US Michigan Detroit
2017 $32,397 $30,488 $32,924
2016 $31,798 $29,755 $32,253
2015 $31,019 $28,831 $30,767
2014 $29,942 $27,583 $29,567
2013 $29,706 $27,318 $29,596
2012 $29,221 $26,820 $28,989
2011 $29,173 $26,661 $28,596
2010 $29,361 $26,615 $28,622
2009 $30,246 $27,176 $28,908
2008 $31,488 $28,879 $31,414
2007 $31,629 $29,411 $32,115
2006 $30,795 $29,369 $32,356