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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 $60,430 in 2017, the latest figures available. Essex County median household income is $19,658 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $94 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Essex County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New Jersey $80,088 +2.99% +7.44%
Essex County $60,430 +8.99% +6.48%

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

The current median household income for Essex is $60,430. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $63,405 and is now $2,975 (4.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,846 in 2015, real median household income for Essex has now grown by $6,584 (12.23%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2017 $60,336 $80,088 $60,430
2016 $58,856 $77,764 $55,445
2015 $57,709 $74,727 $53,846
2014 $55,613 $74,541 $56,750
2013 $55,072 $73,954 $56,505
2012 $54,948 $74,517 $54,560
2011 $55,162 $73,683 $55,716
2010 $56,388 $76,257 $59,033
2009 $57,519 $78,273 $61,944
2008 $59,382 $80,324 $62,893
2007 $60,135 $79,447 $63,405
2006 $59,051 $78,574 $63,229

Essex County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Essex County was $77,448 in 2017. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Essex County median family income is $19,852 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Essex County New Jersey

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
New Jersey $97,300 +0.75% +6.17%
Essex County $77,448 +0.80% +5.09%

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

The current median family income for Essex is $77,448. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $79,547 and is now $2,099 (2.64%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,575 in 2012, real median family income for Essex has now grown by $8,873 (12.94%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2017 $73,891 $97,300 $77,448
2016 $72,591 $96,580 $76,830
2015 $70,627 $93,375 $71,357
2014 $68,313 $91,642 $73,694
2013 $67,488 $90,039 $68,948
2012 $66,880 $90,321 $68,575
2011 $67,126 $89,846 $70,099
2010 $68,289 $92,872 $74,858
2009 $69,958 $95,497 $77,001
2008 $72,321 $97,881 $79,371
2007 $72,500 $96,973 $77,990
2006 $71,330 $94,912 $79,547

Essex County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Essex County was $37,478 in 2017. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Essex County median per capita income is $3,089 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Essex County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Essex County New Jersey

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
New Jersey $40,567 +2.06% +6.96%
Essex County $37,478 +6.66% +9.19%

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

At $37,478, the per capita income for Essex was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Essex County

Date US New Jersey Essex County
2017 $32,397 $40,567 $37,478
2016 $31,798 $39,748 $35,138
2015 $31,019 $38,537 $34,676
2014 $29,942 $37,927 $34,324
2013 $29,706 $37,658 $33,301
2012 $29,221 $37,314 $32,829
2011 $29,173 $37,236 $33,262
2010 $29,361 $37,807 $33,434
2009 $30,246 $39,242 $35,629
2008 $31,488 $40,151 $36,636
2007 $31,629 $40,096 $37,048
2006 $30,795 $38,851 $35,409