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Albany County New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Albany County New York area was $66,204 in 2017, the latest figures available. Albany County median household income is $1,310 higher than the median New York household income and $5,868 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Albany County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Albany County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Albany County New York

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New York $64,894 +0.98% +6.34%
Albany County $66,204 +4.95% +5.31%

Trends in Albany County, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Albany is $66,204. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $68,657 and is now $2,453 (3.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,790 in 2013, real median household income for Albany has now grown by $7,414 (12.61%).

Real Median Household Income: Albany County, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2017 $60,336 $64,894 $66,204
2016 $58,856 $64,262 $63,082
2015 $57,709 $62,960 $59,020
2014 $55,613 $61,024 $62,866
2013 $55,072 $60,467 $58,790
2012 $54,948 $60,378 $62,825
2011 $55,162 $60,344 $62,328
2010 $56,388 $61,009 $60,803
2009 $57,519 $62,601 $62,764
2008 $59,382 $63,952 $68,657
2007 $60,135 $63,423 $62,828
2006 $59,051 $62,625 $62,209

Albany County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Albany County was $92,909 in 2017. Compared to the median New York family income, Albany County median family income is $12,795 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Albany County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Albany County New York

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
New York $80,114 +1.35% +8.69%
Albany County $92,909 +5.89% +5.19%

Trends in Albany County, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $92,909, the median family income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Albany County, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2017 $73,891 $80,114 $92,909
2016 $72,591 $79,044 $87,745
2015 $70,627 $76,415 $85,276
2014 $68,313 $73,707 $88,327
2013 $67,488 $74,292 $89,203
2012 $66,880 $73,157 $82,253
2011 $67,126 $73,021 $82,158
2010 $68,289 $74,247 $84,958
2009 $69,958 $76,611 $88,982
2008 $72,321 $77,470 $87,968
2007 $72,500 $76,564 $87,653
2006 $71,330 $75,732 $83,259

Albany County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Albany County was $36,974 in 2017. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Albany County median per capita income is $182 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Albany County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Albany County New York

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
New York $37,156 +2.36% +8.32%
Albany County $36,974 +3.84% +8.08%

Trends in Albany County, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,974, the per capita income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Albany County, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2017 $32,397 $37,156 $36,974
2016 $31,798 $36,298 $35,607
2015 $31,019 $35,486 $34,715
2014 $29,942 $34,301 $34,211
2013 $29,706 $34,270 $34,115
2012 $29,221 $33,469 $33,173
2011 $29,173 $33,510 $32,937
2010 $29,361 $33,814 $33,705
2009 $30,246 $35,098 $34,588
2008 $31,488 $35,709 $35,459
2007 $31,629 $35,418 $36,131
2006 $30,795 $34,155 $33,650