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Ithaca New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Ithaca New York metro area was $57,276 in 2018, the latest figures available. Ithaca median household income is $10,568 lower than the median New York household income and $4,661 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Ithaca median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Ithaca are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Ithaca New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
New York $67,844 +2.06% +5.19%
Ithaca $57,276 -1.34% -6.96%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Ithaca is $57,276. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $61,563 and is now $4,287 (6.96%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2018 $61,937 $67,844 $57,276
2017 $61,807 $66,476 $58,053
2016 $60,291 $65,829 $58,964
2015 $59,116 $64,495 $61,563
2014 $56,969 $62,512 $56,149
2013 $56,415 $61,942 $52,383
2012 $56,288 $61,851 $54,709
2011 $56,507 $61,815 $57,720
2010 $57,762 $62,496 $60,091
2009 $58,921 $64,128 $52,807
2008 $60,829 $65,510 $56,781
2007 $61,601 $64,968 $52,680

Ithaca Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Ithaca was $85,745 in 2018. Compared to the median New York family income, Ithaca median family income is $2,434 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Ithaca will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Ithaca New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
New York $83,311 +1.52% +6.43%
Ithaca $85,745 +3.89% -4.17%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Ithaca is $85,745. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $91,085 and is now $5,340 (5.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,615 in 2013, real median family income for Ithaca has now grown by $13,130 (18.08%).

Real Median Family Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2018 $76,401 $83,311 $85,745
2017 $75,692 $82,067 $82,534
2016 $74,360 $80,970 $82,612
2015 $72,348 $78,277 $89,478
2014 $69,978 $75,505 $77,796
2013 $69,134 $76,103 $72,615
2012 $68,512 $74,941 $80,325
2011 $68,763 $74,801 $84,760
2010 $69,953 $76,056 $89,022
2009 $71,663 $78,479 $76,600
2008 $74,083 $79,357 $80,579
2007 $74,267 $78,430 $79,829

Ithaca Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Ithaca was $32,370 in 2018. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Ithaca median per capita income is $6,514 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Ithaca will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Ithaca New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
New York $38,884 +2.16% +6.97%
Ithaca $32,370 +3.45% +2.70%

Trends in Ithaca, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,370, the per capita income for Ithaca was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Ithaca, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Ithaca

Date US New York Ithaca
2018 $33,831 $38,884 $32,370
2017 $33,187 $38,062 $31,290
2016 $32,573 $37,183 $29,313
2015 $31,775 $36,351 $31,519
2014 $30,672 $35,138 $30,416
2013 $30,431 $35,106 $28,803
2012 $29,934 $34,285 $31,577
2011 $29,884 $34,327 $29,578
2010 $30,077 $34,638 $28,902
2009 $30,984 $35,954 $28,599
2008 $32,255 $36,579 $28,115
2007 $32,400 $36,282 $29,770