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Rensselaer County New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Rensselaer County New York area was $71,574 in 2019, the latest figures available. Rensselaer County median household income is $534 lower than the median New York household income and $5,862 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Rensselaer County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Rensselaer County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rensselaer 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%
Rensselaer County $71,574 -1.88% +1.85%

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

The current median household income for Rensselaer is $71,574. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $72,946 and is now $1,372 (1.88%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rensselaer County

Date US New York Rensselaer County
2019 $65,712 $72,108 $71,574
2018 $63,059 $69,074 $72,946
2017 $62,927 $67,680 $66,800
2016 $61,383 $67,021 $70,277
2015 $60,187 $65,664 $65,621
2014 $58,001 $63,645 $66,432
2013 $57,437 $63,064 $63,140
2012 $57,307 $62,971 $67,661
2011 $57,531 $62,936 $67,147
2010 $58,809 $63,629 $60,697
2009 $59,988 $65,289 $66,474

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Rensselaer County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rensselaer County was $85,996 in 2019. Compared to the median New York family income, Rensselaer County median family income is $3,479 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Rensselaer County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Rensselaer 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%
Rensselaer County $85,996 +1.44% -2.95%

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

The current median family income for Rensselaer is $85,996. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $92,327 and is now $6,331 (6.86%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rensselaer County

Date US New York Rensselaer County
2019 $80,944 $89,475 $85,996
2018 $77,786 $84,821 $84,775
2017 $77,064 $83,554 $92,327
2016 $75,707 $82,437 $88,611
2015 $73,660 $79,697 $86,888
2014 $71,246 $76,872 $77,848
2013 $70,386 $77,482 $80,645
2012 $69,752 $76,298 $88,534
2011 $70,009 $76,157 $81,918
2010 $71,221 $77,435 $72,879
2009 $72,962 $79,900 $79,782

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Rensselaer County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rensselaer County was $35,487 in 2019. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Rensselaer County median per capita income is $6,370 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Rensselaer County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rensselaer 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%
Rensselaer County $35,487 +1.38% +1.23%

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

The current per capita income for Rensselaer is $35,487. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $36,190 and is now $703 (1.94%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rensselaer County

Date US New York Rensselaer County
2019 $35,672 $41,857 $35,487
2018 $34,444 $39,589 $35,004
2017 $33,788 $38,751 $36,190
2016 $33,163 $37,857 $35,055
2015 $32,351 $37,010 $35,126
2014 $31,228 $35,774 $33,008
2013 $30,982 $35,742 $31,707
2012 $30,476 $34,906 $33,340
2011 $30,425 $34,949 $32,598
2010 $30,622 $35,266 $32,248
2009 $31,545 $36,605 $33,458

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