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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 $69,953 in 2019, the latest figures available. Albany County median household income is $2,155 lower than the median New York household income and $4,241 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Albany County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New York $72,108 +4.39% +7.59%
Albany County $69,953 +6.63% +6.33%

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

The current median household income for Albany is $69,953. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $71,605 and is now $1,652 (2.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,315 in 2013, real median household income for Albany has now grown by $8,638 (14.09%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2019 $65,712 $72,108 $69,953
2018 $63,059 $69,074 $65,603
2017 $62,927 $67,680 $69,046
2016 $61,383 $67,021 $65,790
2015 $60,187 $65,664 $61,555
2014 $58,001 $63,645 $65,566
2013 $57,437 $63,064 $61,315
2012 $57,307 $62,971 $65,523
2011 $57,531 $62,936 $65,004
2010 $58,809 $63,629 $63,414
2009 $59,988 $65,289 $65,459

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Albany County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Albany County was $98,162 in 2019. Compared to the median New York family income, Albany County median family income is $8,687 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Albany County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Albany County New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New York $89,475 +5.49% +8.54%
Albany County $98,162 +5.61% +7.27%

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

At $98,162, the median family income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2019 $80,944 $89,475 $98,162
2018 $77,786 $84,821 $92,944
2017 $77,064 $83,554 $96,898
2016 $75,707 $82,437 $91,512
2015 $73,660 $79,697 $88,938
2014 $71,246 $76,872 $92,119
2013 $70,386 $77,482 $93,033
2012 $69,752 $76,298 $85,785
2011 $70,009 $76,157 $85,686
2010 $71,221 $77,435 $88,606
2009 $72,962 $79,900 $92,803

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Albany County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Albany County was $38,494 in 2019. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Albany County median per capita income is $3,363 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Albany County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Albany County New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New York $41,857 +5.73% +10.57%
Albany County $38,494 +2.38% +3.66%

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

The current per capita income for Albany is $38,494. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $38,561 and is now $67 (0.17%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Albany County

Date US New York Albany County
2019 $35,672 $41,857 $38,494
2018 $34,444 $39,589 $37,600
2017 $33,788 $38,751 $38,561
2016 $33,163 $37,857 $37,135
2015 $32,351 $37,010 $36,205
2014 $31,228 $35,774 $35,680
2013 $30,982 $35,742 $35,580
2012 $30,476 $34,906 $34,598
2011 $30,425 $34,949 $34,351
2010 $30,622 $35,266 $35,152
2009 $31,545 $36,605 $36,074

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