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Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York metro area was $68,681 in 2017, the latest figures available. Albany median household income is $3,787 higher than the median New York household income and $8,345 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Albany median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Albany-Schenectady-Troy are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Albany 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 $68,681 +2.09% +6.42%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $68,681, the median household income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2017 $60,336 $64,894 $68,681
2016 $58,856 $64,262 $67,272
2015 $57,709 $62,960 $65,268
2014 $55,613 $61,024 $64,535
2013 $55,072 $60,467 $62,846
2012 $54,948 $60,378 $64,846
2011 $55,162 $60,344 $64,026
2010 $56,388 $61,009 $62,866
2009 $57,519 $62,601 $66,058
2008 $59,382 $63,952 $67,070
2007 $60,135 $63,423 $65,337
2006 $59,051 $62,625 $64,841

Albany Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Albany was $93,420 in 2017. Compared to the median New York family income, Albany median family income is $13,306 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Albany will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Albany 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 $93,420 +8.14% +11.86%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $93,420, the median family income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2017 $73,891 $80,114 $93,420
2016 $72,591 $79,044 $86,387
2015 $70,627 $76,415 $84,815
2014 $68,313 $73,707 $83,513
2013 $67,488 $74,292 $84,183
2012 $66,880 $73,157 $84,018
2011 $67,126 $73,021 $82,221
2010 $68,289 $74,247 $82,397
2009 $69,958 $76,611 $86,325
2008 $72,321 $77,470 $85,160
2007 $72,500 $76,564 $86,052
2006 $71,330 $75,732 $82,118

Albany Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Albany was $36,549 in 2017. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Albany median per capita income is $607 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Albany will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Albany 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 $36,549 +2.88% +8.99%

Trends in Albany, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,549, the per capita income for Albany was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Albany, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Albany

Date US New York Albany
2017 $32,397 $37,156 $36,549
2016 $31,798 $36,298 $35,527
2015 $31,019 $35,486 $34,334
2014 $29,942 $34,301 $33,533
2013 $29,706 $34,270 $32,912
2012 $29,221 $33,469 $32,988
2011 $29,173 $33,510 $32,768
2010 $29,361 $33,814 $33,270
2009 $30,246 $35,098 $33,985
2008 $31,488 $35,709 $33,276
2007 $31,629 $35,418 $33,986
2006 $30,795 $34,155 $32,609