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Caldwell County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Caldwell County North Carolina area was $48,737 in 2019, the latest figures available. Caldwell County median household income is $8,604 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $16,975 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Caldwell County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Caldwell County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Caldwell 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%
Caldwell County $48,737 +13.28% +26.02%

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

The current median household income for Caldwell is $48,737. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $51,685 and is now $2,948 (5.70%) lower. From a post peak low of $35,018 in 2012, real median household income for Caldwell has now grown by $13,719 (39.18%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Caldwell County

Date US North Carolina Caldwell County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $48,737
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $43,023
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $46,966
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $38,674
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $41,770
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $40,942
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $35,601
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $35,018
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $37,819
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $42,362
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $38,578

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Caldwell County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Caldwell County was $61,547 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Caldwell County median family income is $10,502 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Caldwell County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Caldwell 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%
Caldwell County $61,547 +15.00% +25.38%

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

The current median family income for Caldwell is $61,547. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $63,656 and is now $2,109 (3.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,087 in 2016, real median family income for Caldwell has now grown by $12,460 (25.38%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Caldwell County

Date US North Carolina Caldwell County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $61,547
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $53,518
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $53,679
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $49,087
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $52,968
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $50,925
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $50,114
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $53,167
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $49,319
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $54,638
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $49,534

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Caldwell County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Caldwell County was $25,046 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Caldwell County median per capita income is $6,975 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Caldwell County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Caldwell 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%
Caldwell County $25,046 +2.88% +12.37%

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

At $25,046, the per capita income for Caldwell was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Caldwell County

Date US North Carolina Caldwell County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $25,046
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $24,345
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $23,719
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $22,288
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $22,185
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $22,528
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $20,928
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $19,954
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $20,807
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $21,368
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $22,540

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