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Essex County New Jersey Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Essex County New Jersey area was $64,626 in 2019, the latest figures available. Essex County median household income is $21,125 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $1,086 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Essex County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Essex County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Essex County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New Jersey $85,751 +3.04% +5.73%
Essex County $64,626 +0.17% +11.76%

Trends in Essex County, NJ Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Essex is $64,626. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $66,127 and is now $1,501 (2.27%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,158 in 2015, real median household income for Essex has now grown by $8,468 (15.08%).

Real Median Household Income: Essex County, New Jersey, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2019 $65,712 $85,751 $64,626
2018 $63,059 $83,221 $64,516
2017 $62,927 $83,527 $63,025
2016 $61,383 $81,102 $57,825
2015 $60,187 $77,936 $56,158
2014 $58,001 $77,741 $59,187
2013 $57,437 $77,130 $58,932
2012 $57,307 $77,717 $56,903
2011 $57,531 $76,847 $58,109
2010 $58,809 $79,532 $61,568
2009 $59,988 $81,634 $64,604

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Essex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Essex County was $81,147 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Essex County median family income is $24,558 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Essex County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New Jersey $105,705 +2.39% +4.94%
Essex County $81,147 -2.50% +1.27%

Trends in Essex County, NJ Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Essex is $81,147. Real median family income peaked in 2018 at $83,229 and is now $2,082 (2.50%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Essex County, New Jersey, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2019 $80,944 $105,705 $81,147
2018 $77,786 $103,242 $83,229
2017 $77,064 $101,478 $80,773
2016 $75,707 $100,726 $80,128
2015 $73,660 $97,384 $74,421
2014 $71,246 $95,577 $76,858
2013 $70,386 $93,906 $71,909
2012 $69,752 $94,199 $71,519
2011 $70,009 $93,704 $73,110
2010 $71,221 $96,860 $78,072
2009 $72,962 $99,598 $80,308

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Essex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Essex County was $40,138 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Essex County median per capita income is $4,750 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Essex County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New Jersey $44,888 +2.98% +8.28%
Essex County $40,138 -0.72% +9.53%

Trends in Essex County, NJ Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Essex is $40,138. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $40,428 and is now $290 (0.72%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Essex County, New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2019 $35,672 $44,888 $40,138
2018 $34,444 $43,591 $40,428
2017 $33,788 $42,309 $39,087
2016 $33,163 $41,454 $36,646
2015 $32,351 $40,191 $36,165
2014 $31,228 $39,556 $35,798
2013 $30,982 $39,275 $34,731
2012 $30,476 $38,916 $34,238
2011 $30,425 $38,835 $34,691
2010 $30,622 $39,430 $34,870
2009 $31,545 $40,927 $37,159

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