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Durham County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Durham County North Carolina area was $59,891 in 2017, the latest figures available. Durham County median household income is $7,139 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $445 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Durham County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Durham County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Durham 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%
Durham County $59,891 +8.91% +14.42%

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

At $59,891, the median household income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $59,891
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $54,990
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $55,350
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $52,345
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $55,323
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $54,651
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $50,497
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $53,407
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $55,498
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $58,239
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $55,923
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $56,839

Durham County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Durham County was $82,508 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Durham County median family income is $16,544 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Durham County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Durham 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%
Durham County $82,508 +8.38% +22.69%

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

At $82,508, the median family income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $82,508
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $76,127
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $73,708
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $67,248
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $74,774
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $67,537
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $62,837
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $68,719
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $69,898
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $73,369
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $71,503
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $70,507

Durham County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Durham County was $34,702 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Durham County median per capita income is $5,142 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Durham County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Durham 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%
Durham County $34,702 +5.05% +14.32%

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

At $34,702, the per capita income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $34,702
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $33,035
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $31,718
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $30,356
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $33,376
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $31,234
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $29,126
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $29,096
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $30,384
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $32,200
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $31,037
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $31,731