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Burke County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Burke County North Carolina area was $40,274 in 2017, the latest figures available. Burke County median household income is $12,478 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $20,062 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Burke County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Burke County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Burke County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Burke County $40,274 -2.28% +4.78%

Trends in Burke County, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Burke is $40,274. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $45,920 and is now $5,646 (12.30%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,182 in 2013, real median household income for Burke has now grown by $5,092 (14.47%).

Real Median Household Income: Burke County, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $40,274
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $41,213
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $44,460
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $38,438
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $35,182
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $39,883
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $40,093
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $42,963
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $40,090
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $40,540
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $39,870
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $45,920

Burke County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Burke County was $52,452 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Burke County median family income is $13,512 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Burke County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Burke County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Burke County $52,452 +11.01% +0.16%

Trends in Burke County, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Burke is $52,452. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $54,976 and is now $2,524 (4.59%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,251 in 2016, real median family income for Burke has now grown by $5,201 (11.01%).

Real Median Family Income: Burke County, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $52,452
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $47,251
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $54,675
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $52,370
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $50,768
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $53,760
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $49,979
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $52,927
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $50,124
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $52,107
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $51,764
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $54,976

Burke County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Burke County was $22,905 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Burke County median per capita income is $6,655 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Burke County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Burke County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Burke County $22,905 +6.62% +8.17%

Trends in Burke County, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Burke is $22,905. Real per capita income peaked in 2010 at $23,299 and is now $394 (1.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $19,482 in 2013, real per capita income for Burke has now grown by $3,423 (17.57%).

Real Per Capita Income: Burke County, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $22,905
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $21,482
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $22,744
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $21,175
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $19,482
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $20,709
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $19,539
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $23,299
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $19,556
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $21,418
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $21,508
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $22,455