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Mercer County New Jersey Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Mercer County New Jersey area was $79,173 in 2017, the latest figures available. Mercer County median household income is $915 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $18,837 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Mercer County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Mercer County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Mercer 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%
Mercer County $79,173 -0.19% +1.90%

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

The current median household income for Mercer is $79,173. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $84,230 and is now $5,057 (6.00%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,725 in 2012, real median household income for Mercer has now grown by $6,448 (8.87%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Mercer County

Date US New Jersey Mercer County
2017 $60,336 $80,088 $79,173
2016 $58,856 $77,764 $79,320
2015 $57,709 $74,727 $74,928
2014 $55,613 $74,541 $77,694
2013 $55,072 $73,954 $74,684
2012 $54,948 $74,517 $72,725
2011 $55,162 $73,683 $80,709
2010 $56,388 $76,257 $79,947
2009 $57,519 $78,273 $82,061
2008 $59,382 $80,324 $84,230
2007 $60,135 $79,447 $83,267
2006 $59,051 $78,574 $79,592

Mercer County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Mercer County was $102,390 in 2017. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Mercer County median family income is $5,090 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Mercer 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%
Mercer County $102,390 +0.67% +6.86%

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

The current median family income for Mercer is $102,390. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $107,184 and is now $4,794 (4.47%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Mercer County

Date US New Jersey Mercer County
2017 $73,891 $97,300 $102,390
2016 $72,591 $96,580 $101,709
2015 $70,627 $93,375 $97,136
2014 $68,313 $91,642 $95,813
2013 $67,488 $90,039 $95,528
2012 $66,880 $90,321 $98,558
2011 $67,126 $89,846 $100,725
2010 $68,289 $92,872 $96,387
2009 $69,958 $95,497 $103,938
2008 $72,321 $97,881 $107,184
2007 $72,500 $96,973 $105,229
2006 $71,330 $94,912 $95,366

Mercer County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Mercer County was $42,268 in 2017. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Mercer County median per capita income is $1,701 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Mercer 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%
Mercer County $42,268 +1.01% +6.87%

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

At $42,268, the per capita income for Mercer was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mercer County

Date US New Jersey Mercer County
2017 $32,397 $40,567 $42,268
2016 $31,798 $39,748 $41,844
2015 $31,019 $38,537 $38,097
2014 $29,942 $37,927 $39,550
2013 $29,706 $37,658 $38,113
2012 $29,221 $37,314 $39,422
2011 $29,173 $37,236 $39,980
2010 $29,361 $37,807 $39,304
2009 $30,246 $39,242 $41,477
2008 $31,488 $40,151 $41,958
2007 $31,629 $40,096 $41,353
2006 $30,795 $38,851 $41,096