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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 $65,317 in 2019, the latest figures available. Durham County median household income is $7,976 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $395 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Durham County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Durham County $65,317 +10.47% +13.89%

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

At $65,317, the median household income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $65,317
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $59,125
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $62,462
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $57,351
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $57,727
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $54,593
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $57,698
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $56,998
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $52,666
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $55,701
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $57,881

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Durham County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Durham County was $81,056 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Durham County median family income is $9,007 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Durham County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Durham 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%
Durham County $81,056 +3.88% +2.09%

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

The current median family income for Durham is $81,056. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $86,050 and is now $4,994 (5.80%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $81,056
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $78,029
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $86,050
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $79,395
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $76,873
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $70,136
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $77,986
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $70,437
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $65,535
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $71,670
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $72,900

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Durham County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Durham County was $36,195 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Durham County median per capita income is $4,174 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Durham County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Durham 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%
Durham County $36,195 +3.04% +5.06%

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

At $36,195, the per capita income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Durham County

Date US North Carolina Durham County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $36,195
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $35,127
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $36,192
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $34,453
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $33,080
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $31,659
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $34,809
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $32,575
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $30,376
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $30,346
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $31,689

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