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Chatham County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Chatham County North Carolina area was $66,857 in 2019, the latest figures available. Chatham County median household income is $9,516 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $1,145 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Chatham County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Chatham County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chatham 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%
Chatham County $66,857 -12.40% -0.33%

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

The current median household income for Chatham is $66,857. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $76,317 and is now $9,460 (12.40%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chatham County

Date US North Carolina Chatham County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $66,857
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $76,317
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $60,250
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $67,076
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $60,044
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $58,619
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $62,164
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $61,026
2011 $57,531 $50,029
2010 $58,809 $50,912
2009 $59,988 $52,168

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Chatham County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chatham County was $82,689 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Chatham County median family income is $10,640 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Chatham County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Chatham 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%
Chatham County $82,689 -4.22% -3.33%

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

The current median family income for Chatham is $82,689. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $87,226 and is now $4,537 (5.20%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chatham County

Date US North Carolina Chatham County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $82,689
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $86,332
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $87,226
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $85,534
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $75,356
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $75,928
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $77,403
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $69,859
2011 $70,009 $61,610
2010 $71,221 $62,186
2009 $72,962 $64,846

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Chatham County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chatham County was $40,896 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Chatham County median per capita income is $8,875 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Chatham County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chatham 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%
Chatham County $40,896 -5.88% -3.46%

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

The current per capita income for Chatham is $40,896. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $43,449 and is now $2,553 (5.88%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chatham County

Date US North Carolina Chatham County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $40,896
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $43,449
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $38,554
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $42,361
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $37,841
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $36,392
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $34,114
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $31,310
2011 $30,425 $27,462
2010 $30,622 $27,535
2009 $31,545 $28,432

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