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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 $66,399 in 2019, the latest figures available. Charlotte median household income is $9,058 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $687 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Charlotte median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Charlotte $66,399 +5.07% +3.91%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $66,399, the median household income for Charlotte was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $66,399
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $63,193
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $63,782
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $63,899
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $59,174
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $57,884
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $56,339
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $58,533
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $57,724
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $59,282
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $61,238

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Charlotte Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Charlotte was $82,452 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Charlotte median family income is $10,403 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Charlotte $82,452 +5.15% +8.55%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $82,452, the median family income for Charlotte was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $82,452
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $78,412
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $78,657
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $75,959
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $72,990
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $70,925
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $68,698
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $71,227
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $70,281
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $70,823
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $74,568

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Charlotte Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Charlotte was $36,374 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Charlotte median per capita income is $4,353 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Charlotte will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Charlotte $36,374 +3.14% +7.59%

Trends in Charlotte, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,374, the per capita income for Charlotte was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Charlotte, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Charlotte

Date US North Carolina Charlotte
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $36,374
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $35,267
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $34,635
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $33,807
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $32,379
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $31,556
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $30,783
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $31,849
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $31,624
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $31,325
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $33,907

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