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Burlington North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Burlington North Carolina metro area was $45,150 in 2017, the latest figures available. Burlington median household income is $7,602 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $15,186 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Burlington median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Burlington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Burlington North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Burlington $45,150 -2.00% +10.07%

Trends in Burlington, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Burlington is $45,150. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $50,790 and is now $5,640 (11.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $40,912 in 2015, real median household income for Burlington has now grown by $4,238 (10.36%).

Real Median Household Income: Burlington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Burlington

Date US North Carolina Burlington
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $45,150
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $46,070
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $40,912
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $41,019
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $44,808
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $42,552
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $44,455
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $46,261
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $48,949
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $48,874
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $49,186
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $49,889

Burlington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Burlington was $60,488 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Burlington median family income is $5,476 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Burlington will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Burlington North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Burlington $60,488 +2.11% +13.83%

Trends in Burlington, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Burlington is $60,488. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $61,319 and is now $831 (1.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,138 in 2014, real median family income for Burlington has now grown by $7,350 (13.83%).

Real Median Family Income: Burlington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Burlington

Date US North Carolina Burlington
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $60,488
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $59,236
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $54,130
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $53,138
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $54,575
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $54,165
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $56,599
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $54,757
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $61,319
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $58,267
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $59,259
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $58,011

Burlington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Burlington was $26,561 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Burlington median per capita income is $2,999 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Burlington will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Burlington North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Burlington $26,561 +4.48% +10.56%

Trends in Burlington, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $26,561, the per capita income for Burlington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Burlington, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Burlington

Date US North Carolina Burlington
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $26,561
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $25,423
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $23,802
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $24,024
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $23,194
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $23,003
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $24,322
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $23,869
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $25,243
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $26,264
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $25,960
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $24,781