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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 $57,770 in 2017, the latest figures available. Chatham County median household income is $5,018 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $2,566 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Chatham County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Chatham County $57,770 -10.18% +2.78%

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

The current median household income for Chatham is $57,770. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $64,315 and is now $6,545 (10.18%) 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
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $57,770
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $64,315
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $57,572
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $56,206
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $59,604
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $58,514
2011 $55,162 $47,969
2010 $56,388 $48,816
2009 $57,519 $50,020
2008 $59,382 $53,127
2007 $60,135 $52,941
2006 $59,051 $51,950

Chatham County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chatham County was $83,635 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Chatham County median family income is $17,671 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Chatham County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Chatham County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Chatham County $83,635 +1.98% +14.88%

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

At $83,635, the median family income for Chatham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chatham County

Date US North Carolina Chatham County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $83,635
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $82,013
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $72,254
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $72,802
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $74,216
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $66,983
2011 $67,126 $59,073
2010 $68,289 $59,626
2009 $69,958 $62,176
2008 $72,321 $64,585
2007 $72,500 $65,217
2006 $71,330 $63,786

Chatham County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chatham County was $36,967 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Chatham County median per capita income is $7,407 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Chatham County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chatham County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Chatham County $36,967 -8.99% +5.94%

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

The current per capita income for Chatham is $36,967. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $40,617 and is now $3,650 (8.99%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chatham County

Date US North Carolina Chatham County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $36,967
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $40,617
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $36,283
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $34,893
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $32,709
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $30,021
2011 $29,173 $26,332
2010 $29,361 $26,401
2009 $30,246 $27,262
2008 $31,488 $28,778
2007 $31,629 $28,808
2006 $30,795 $27,965