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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 $47,361 in 2019, the latest figures available. Burke County median household income is $9,980 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $18,351 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Burke County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Burke County $47,361 +6.54% +10.19%

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

The current median household income for Burke is $47,361. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $47,891 and is now $530 (1.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $36,693 in 2013, real median household income for Burke has now grown by $10,668 (29.07%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $47,361
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $44,454
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $42,003
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $42,982
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $46,369
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $40,088
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $36,693
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $41,596
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $41,815
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $44,808
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $41,812

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Burke County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Burke County was $60,227 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Burke County median family income is $11,822 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Burke County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Burke County North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Burke County $60,227 +3.28% +22.22%

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

At $60,227, the median family income for Burke was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $60,227
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $58,314
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $54,704
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $49,279
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $57,022
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $54,619
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $52,949
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $56,069
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $52,126
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $55,200
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $52,277

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Burke County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Burke County was $25,708 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Burke County median per capita income is $6,313 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Burke County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Burke County North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Burke County $25,708 -7.16% +14.74%

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

The current per capita income for Burke is $25,708. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $27,690 and is now $1,982 (7.16%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Burke County

Date US North Carolina Burke County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $25,708
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $27,690
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $23,888
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $22,405
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $23,721
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $22,084
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $20,319
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $21,598
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $20,378
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $24,300
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $20,396

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