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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 $64,050 in 2017, the latest figures available. Rensselaer County median household income is $844 lower than the median New York household income and $3,714 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Rensselaer County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New York $64,894 +0.98% +6.34%
Rensselaer County $64,050 -4.95% +0.55%

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

The current median household income for Rensselaer is $64,050. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $67,384 and is now $3,334 (4.95%) 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
2017 $60,336 $64,894 $64,050
2016 $58,856 $64,262 $67,384
2015 $57,709 $62,960 $62,919
2014 $55,613 $61,024 $63,697
2013 $55,072 $60,467 $60,540
2012 $54,948 $60,378 $64,876
2011 $55,162 $60,344 $64,382
2010 $56,388 $61,009 $58,198
2009 $57,519 $62,601 $63,738
2008 $59,382 $63,952 $62,852
2007 $60,135 $63,423 $60,265
2006 $59,051 $62,625 $64,614

Rensselaer County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rensselaer County was $88,526 in 2017. Compared to the median New York family income, Rensselaer County median family income is $8,412 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Rensselaer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Rensselaer 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%
Rensselaer County $88,526 +4.19% +18.60%

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

At $88,526, the median family income for Rensselaer was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rensselaer County

Date US New York Rensselaer County
2017 $73,891 $80,114 $88,526
2016 $72,591 $79,044 $84,963
2015 $70,627 $76,415 $83,310
2014 $68,313 $73,707 $74,643
2013 $67,488 $74,292 $77,324
2012 $66,880 $73,157 $84,890
2011 $67,126 $73,021 $78,545
2010 $68,289 $74,247 $69,879
2009 $69,958 $76,611 $76,497
2008 $72,321 $77,470 $79,750
2007 $72,500 $76,564 $78,169
2006 $71,330 $75,732 $79,521

Rensselaer County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rensselaer County was $34,700 in 2017. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Rensselaer County median per capita income is $2,456 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Rensselaer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rensselaer 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%
Rensselaer County $34,700 +3.24% +9.64%

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

At $34,700, the per capita income for Rensselaer was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rensselaer County

Date US New York Rensselaer County
2017 $32,397 $37,156 $34,700
2016 $31,798 $36,298 $33,612
2015 $31,019 $35,486 $33,680
2014 $29,942 $34,301 $31,649
2013 $29,706 $34,270 $30,402
2012 $29,221 $33,469 $31,968
2011 $29,173 $33,510 $31,256
2010 $29,361 $33,814 $30,920
2009 $30,246 $35,098 $32,080
2008 $31,488 $35,709 $31,345
2007 $31,629 $35,418 $30,187
2006 $30,795 $34,155 $30,759