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Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill North Carolina metro area was $61,156 in 2017, the latest figures available. Charlotte median household income is $8,404 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $820 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Charlotte median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Charlotte $61,156 -0.18% +10.19%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Charlotte is $61,156. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $63,063 and is now $1,907 (3.02%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,019 in 2013, real median household income for Charlotte has now grown by $7,137 (13.21%).

Real Median Household Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $61,156
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $61,269
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $56,738
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $55,501
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $54,019
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $56,123
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $55,347
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $56,842
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $58,717
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $62,735
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $63,063
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $61,386

Charlotte Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Charlotte was $75,419 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Charlotte median family income is $9,455 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Charlotte $75,419 +3.55% +10.90%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Charlotte is $75,419. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $75,879 and is now $460 (0.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,869 in 2013, real median family income for Charlotte has now grown by $9,550 (14.50%).

Real Median Family Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $75,419
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $72,833
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $69,985
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $68,005
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $65,869
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $68,294
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $67,387
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $67,907
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $71,498
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $75,220
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $75,879
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $74,419

Charlotte Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Charlotte was $33,209 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Charlotte median per capita income is $3,649 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Charlotte $33,209 +2.45% +9.76%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Charlotte is $33,209. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $33,810 and is now $601 (1.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,515 in 2013, real per capita income for Charlotte has now grown by $3,694 (12.52%).

Real Per Capita Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $33,209
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $32,416
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $31,046
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $30,257
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $29,515
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $30,538
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $30,322
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $30,035
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $32,511
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $33,772
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $33,810
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $33,021