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Erie County New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Erie County New York area was $55,604 in 2017, the latest figures available. Erie County median household income is $9,290 lower than the median New York household income and $4,732 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Erie County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Erie County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Erie 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%
Erie County $55,604 +0.34% +7.01%

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

At $55,604, the median household income for Erie was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Erie County

Date US New York Erie County
2017 $60,336 $64,894 $55,604
2016 $58,856 $64,262 $55,413
2015 $57,709 $62,960 $54,025
2014 $55,613 $61,024 $51,960
2013 $55,072 $60,467 $54,013
2012 $54,948 $60,378 $54,022
2011 $55,162 $60,344 $51,919
2010 $56,388 $61,009 $52,748
2009 $57,519 $62,601 $53,637
2008 $59,382 $63,952 $55,379
2007 $60,135 $63,423 $53,422
2006 $59,051 $62,625 $51,790

Erie County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Erie County was $73,720 in 2017. Compared to the median New York family income, Erie County median family income is $6,394 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Erie County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Erie 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%
Erie County $73,720 -1.48% +7.16%

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

The current median family income for Erie is $73,720. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $74,829 and is now $1,109 (1.48%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Erie County

Date US New York Erie County
2017 $73,891 $80,114 $73,720
2016 $72,591 $79,044 $74,829
2015 $70,627 $76,415 $74,406
2014 $68,313 $73,707 $68,794
2013 $67,488 $74,292 $69,639
2012 $66,880 $73,157 $70,898
2011 $67,126 $73,021 $67,655
2010 $68,289 $74,247 $67,010
2009 $69,958 $76,611 $71,686
2008 $72,321 $77,470 $73,605
2007 $72,500 $76,564 $71,856
2006 $71,330 $75,732 $71,710

Erie County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Erie County was $31,889 in 2017. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Erie County median per capita income is $5,267 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Erie County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Erie 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%
Erie County $31,889 -0.74% +5.41%

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

The current per capita income for Erie is $31,889. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $32,127 and is now $238 (0.74%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Erie County

Date US New York Erie County
2017 $32,397 $37,156 $31,889
2016 $31,798 $36,298 $32,127
2015 $31,019 $35,486 $30,620
2014 $29,942 $34,301 $30,252
2013 $29,706 $34,270 $29,704
2012 $29,221 $33,469 $29,381
2011 $29,173 $33,510 $29,292
2010 $29,361 $33,814 $28,604
2009 $30,246 $35,098 $30,496
2008 $31,488 $35,709 $30,519
2007 $31,629 $35,418 $30,808
2006 $30,795 $34,155 $28,745