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Lea County New Mexico Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lea County New Mexico area was $55,952 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lea County median household income is $9,208 higher than the median New Mexico household income and $4,384 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Lea County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lea County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lea County New Mexico

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New Mexico $46,744 -2.12% +0.66%
Lea County $55,952 -1.55% -12.01%

Trends in Lea County, NM Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lea is $55,952. Real median household income peaked in 2014 at $63,587 and is now $7,635 (12.01%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lea County, New Mexico, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2017 $60,336 $46,744 $55,952
2016 $58,856 $47,754 $56,833
2015 $57,709 $46,956 $58,211
2014 $55,613 $46,436 $63,587
2013 $55,072 $46,241 $59,226
2012 $54,948 $45,521 $55,090
2011 $55,162 $45,835 $55,442
2010 $56,388 $47,423
2009 $57,519 $49,280
2008 $59,382 $49,657
2007 $60,135 $49,127
2006 $59,051 $49,517

Lea County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lea County was $60,561 in 2017. Compared to the median New Mexico family income, Lea County median family income is $2,253 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lea County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lea County New Mexico

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
New Mexico $58,308 +0.49% +2.84%
Lea County $60,561 -4.41% -11.93%

Trends in Lea County, NM Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lea is $60,561. Real median family income peaked in 2013 at $69,695 and is now $9,134 (13.11%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Lea County, New Mexico, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2017 $73,891 $58,308 $60,561
2016 $72,591 $58,024 $63,355
2015 $70,627 $58,156 $65,714
2014 $68,313 $56,699 $68,765
2013 $67,488 $57,512 $69,695
2012 $66,880 $55,031 $63,406
2011 $67,126 $56,519 $63,736
2010 $68,289 $57,485
2009 $69,958 $59,549
2008 $72,321 $59,545
2007 $72,500 $58,853
2006 $71,330 $58,744

Lea County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lea County was $23,549 in 2017. Compared to the median New Mexico per capita income, Lea County median per capita income is $1,762 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lea County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lea County New Mexico

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
New Mexico $25,311 -1.46% +3.12%
Lea County $23,549 +7.12% -3.59%

Trends in Lea County, NM Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lea is $23,549. Real per capita income peaked in 2013 at $26,082 and is now $2,533 (9.71%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Lea County, New Mexico, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2017 $32,397 $25,311 $23,549
2016 $31,798 $25,687 $21,983
2015 $31,019 $25,234 $24,755
2014 $29,942 $24,546 $24,427
2013 $29,706 $24,594 $26,082
2012 $29,221 $24,467 $25,594
2011 $29,173 $24,936 $21,647
2010 $29,361 $24,957
2009 $30,246 $25,387
2008 $31,488 $26,362
2007 $31,629 $25,862
2006 $30,795 $25,488