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Salem County New Jersey Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Salem County New Jersey area was $68,531 in 2019, the latest figures available. Salem County median household income is $17,220 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $2,819 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Salem County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Salem County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salem 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%
Salem County $68,531 +2.40% +19.87%

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

The current median household income for Salem is $68,531. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $74,275 and is now $5,744 (7.73%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,170 in 2016, real median household income for Salem has now grown by $11,361 (19.87%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salem County

Date US New Jersey Salem County
2019 $65,712 $85,751 $68,531
2018 $63,059 $83,221 $66,924
2017 $62,927 $83,527 $63,880
2016 $61,383 $81,102 $57,170
2015 $60,187 $77,936 $74,275
2014 $58,001 $77,741 $62,022
2013 $57,437 $77,130 $68,092
2012 $57,307 $77,717 $67,335
2011 $57,531 $76,847 $61,432
2010 $58,809 $79,532 $66,225
2009 $59,988 $81,634 $62,002

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Salem County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salem County was $81,122 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Salem County median family income is $24,583 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Salem County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Salem 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%
Salem County $81,122 -2.11% +1.39%

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

The current median family income for Salem is $81,122. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $96,906 and is now $15,784 (16.29%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salem County

Date US New Jersey Salem County
2019 $80,944 $105,705 $81,122
2018 $77,786 $103,242 $82,874
2017 $77,064 $101,478 $83,488
2016 $75,707 $100,726 $80,012
2015 $73,660 $97,384 $96,906
2014 $71,246 $95,577 $79,960
2013 $70,386 $93,906 $79,809
2012 $69,752 $94,199 $80,566
2011 $70,009 $93,704 $76,411
2010 $71,221 $96,860 $80,915
2009 $72,962 $99,598 $83,714

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Salem County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salem County was $36,066 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Salem County median per capita income is $8,822 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Salem County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salem 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%
Salem County $36,066 +11.26% +14.36%

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

At $36,066, the per capita income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salem County

Date US New Jersey Salem County
2019 $35,672 $44,888 $36,066
2018 $34,444 $43,591 $32,416
2017 $33,788 $42,309 $33,015
2016 $33,163 $41,454 $31,536
2015 $32,351 $40,191 $34,665
2014 $31,228 $39,556 $31,322
2013 $30,982 $39,275 $31,649
2012 $30,476 $38,916 $31,013
2011 $30,425 $38,835 $30,539
2010 $30,622 $39,430 $31,268
2009 $31,545 $40,927 $32,552

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