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New Jersey Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for New Jersey was $80,088 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, New Jersey median household income is $19,752 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 New Jersey household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. New Jersey median family income and per capita income for New Jersey are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in New Jersey

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New Jersey $80,088 +2.99% +7.44%

New Jersey Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for New Jersey is $80,088. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $80,324 and is now $236 (0.29%) lower. From a post peak low of $73,683 in 2011, real median household income for New Jersey has now grown by $6,405 (8.69%).

Real Median Household Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2017 $60,336 $80,088
2016 $58,856 $77,764
2015 $57,709 $74,727
2014 $55,613 $74,541
2013 $55,072 $73,954
2012 $54,948 $74,517
2011 $55,162 $73,683
2010 $56,388 $76,257
2009 $57,519 $78,273
2008 $59,382 $80,324
2007 $60,135 $79,447
2006 $59,051 $78,574
2005 $58,185 $77,601

New Jersey Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for New Jersey was $97,300 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, New Jersey median family income is $23,409 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in New Jersey

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
New Jersey $97,300 +0.75% +6.17%

New Jersey Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for New Jersey is $97,300. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $97,881 and is now $581 (0.59%) lower. From a post peak low of $89,846 in 2011, real median family income for New Jersey has now grown by $7,454 (8.30%).

Real Median Family Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2017 $73,891 $97,300
2016 $72,591 $96,580
2015 $70,627 $93,375
2014 $68,313 $91,642
2013 $67,488 $90,039
2012 $66,880 $90,321
2011 $67,126 $89,846
2010 $68,289 $92,872
2009 $69,958 $95,497
2008 $72,321 $97,881
2007 $72,500 $96,973
2006 $71,330 $94,912
2005 $70,252 $94,762

New Jersey Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for New Jersey was $40,567 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, New Jersey per capita income is $8,170 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in New Jersey

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
New Jersey $40,567 +2.06% +6.96%

New Jersey Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $40,567, the per capita income for New Jersey was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Jersey

Date US New Jersey
2017 $32,397 $40,567
2016 $31,798 $39,748
2015 $31,019 $38,537
2014 $29,942 $37,927
2013 $29,706 $37,658
2012 $29,221 $37,314
2011 $29,173 $37,236
2010 $29,361 $37,807
2009 $30,246 $39,242
2008 $31,488 $40,151
2007 $31,629 $40,096
2006 $30,795 $38,851
2005 $31,501 $39,599