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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 $79,492 in 2019, the latest figures available. Mercer County median household income is $6,259 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $13,780 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Mercer County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New Jersey $85,751 +3.04% +5.73%
Mercer County $79,492 -3.17% -3.91%

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

The current median household income for Mercer is $79,492. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $87,846 and is now $8,354 (9.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $75,847 in 2012, real median household income for Mercer has now grown by $3,645 (4.81%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Mercer County

Date US New Jersey Mercer County
2019 $65,712 $85,751 $79,492
2018 $63,059 $83,221 $82,093
2017 $62,927 $83,527 $82,572
2016 $61,383 $81,102 $82,725
2015 $60,187 $77,936 $78,146
2014 $58,001 $77,741 $81,030
2013 $57,437 $77,130 $77,891
2012 $57,307 $77,717 $75,847
2011 $57,531 $76,847 $84,175
2010 $58,809 $79,532 $83,380
2009 $59,988 $81,634 $85,585

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Mercer County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Mercer County was $107,209 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Mercer County median family income is $1,504 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Mercer 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%
Mercer County $107,209 +3.11% +1.07%

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

The current median family income for Mercer is $107,209. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $111,786 and is now $4,577 (4.09%) 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
2019 $80,944 $105,705 $107,209
2018 $77,786 $103,242 $103,980
2017 $77,064 $101,478 $106,786
2016 $75,707 $100,726 $106,075
2015 $73,660 $97,384 $101,307
2014 $71,246 $95,577 $99,927
2013 $70,386 $93,906 $99,630
2012 $69,752 $94,199 $102,790
2011 $70,009 $93,704 $105,050
2010 $71,221 $96,860 $100,526
2009 $72,962 $99,598 $108,401

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Mercer County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Mercer County was $42,338 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Mercer County median per capita income is $2,550 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Mercer 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%
Mercer County $42,338 -1.70% -2.98%

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

The current per capita income for Mercer is $42,338. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $44,083 and is now $1,745 (3.96%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mercer County

Date US New Jersey Mercer County
2019 $35,672 $44,888 $42,338
2018 $34,444 $43,591 $43,069
2017 $33,788 $42,309 $44,083
2016 $33,163 $41,454 $43,640
2015 $32,351 $40,191 $39,733
2014 $31,228 $39,556 $41,248
2013 $30,982 $39,275 $39,750
2012 $30,476 $38,916 $41,115
2011 $30,425 $38,835 $41,697
2010 $30,622 $39,430 $40,992
2009 $31,545 $40,927 $43,258

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