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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 $68,457 in 2019, the latest figures available. Lea County median household income is $16,512 higher than the median New Mexico household income and $2,745 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Lea County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New Mexico $51,945 +8.16% +4.30%
Lea County $68,457 +32.17% +15.49%

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

At $68,457, the median household income for Lea was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2019 $65,712 $51,945 $68,457
2018 $63,059 $48,024 $51,793
2017 $62,927 $48,751 $58,354
2016 $61,383 $49,804 $59,273
2015 $60,187 $48,972 $60,711
2014 $58,001 $48,430 $66,318
2013 $57,437 $48,227 $61,769
2012 $57,307 $47,476 $57,455
2011 $57,531 $47,804 $57,823
2010 $58,809 $49,460
2009 $59,988 $51,396

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Lea County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lea County was $78,086 in 2019. Compared to the median New Mexico family income, Lea County median family income is $16,260 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Lea County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Lea County New Mexico

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New Mexico $61,826 +3.34% +2.17%
Lea County $78,086 +30.10% +18.18%

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

At $78,086, the median family income for Lea was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2019 $80,944 $61,826 $78,086
2018 $77,786 $59,825 $60,020
2017 $77,064 $60,811 $63,161
2016 $75,707 $60,515 $66,075
2015 $73,660 $60,654 $68,535
2014 $71,246 $59,134 $71,717
2013 $70,386 $59,982 $72,688
2012 $69,752 $57,394 $66,129
2011 $70,009 $58,946 $66,473
2010 $71,221 $59,953
2009 $72,962 $62,106

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Lea County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lea County was $27,008 in 2019. Compared to the median New Mexico per capita income, Lea County median per capita income is $1,415 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Lea County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lea County New Mexico

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New Mexico $28,423 +5.23% +6.10%
Lea County $27,008 +13.76% +17.80%

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

The current per capita income for Lea is $27,008. Real per capita income peaked in 2013 at $27,203 and is now $195 (0.72%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lea County

Date US New Mexico Lea County
2019 $35,672 $28,423 $27,008
2018 $34,444 $27,010 $23,741
2017 $33,788 $26,398 $24,560
2016 $33,163 $26,790 $22,927
2015 $32,351 $26,317 $25,818
2014 $31,228 $25,600 $25,476
2013 $30,982 $25,650 $27,203
2012 $30,476 $25,517 $26,693
2011 $30,425 $26,007 $22,576
2010 $30,622 $26,028
2009 $31,545 $26,477

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