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Durham-Chapel Hill North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Durham-Chapel Hill North Carolina metro area was $62,114 in 2018, the latest figures available. Durham median household income is $8,259 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $177 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Durham median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Durham-Chapel Hill are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Durham North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
North Carolina $53,855 -0.34% +6.23%
Durham $62,114 -1.04% +8.21%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Durham is $62,114. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $62,765 and is now $651 (1.04%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2018 $61,937 $53,855 $62,114
2017 $61,807 $54,038 $62,765
2016 $60,291 $52,932 $58,789
2015 $59,116 $50,695 $57,404
2014 $56,969 $49,430 $55,197
2013 $56,415 $49,565 $57,756
2012 $56,288 $49,471 $55,073
2011 $56,507 $49,138 $54,479
2010 $57,762 $50,006 $55,380
2009 $58,921 $51,240 $58,547
2008 $60,829 $54,422 $61,224
2007 $61,601 $54,231 $58,714

Durham Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Durham was $80,672 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Durham median family income is $12,856 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Durham will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Durham North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
North Carolina $67,816 +0.36% +6.51%
Durham $80,672 -5.94% +1.98%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Durham is $80,672. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $85,767 and is now $5,095 (5.94%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2018 $76,401 $67,816 $80,672
2017 $75,692 $67,572 $85,767
2016 $74,360 $65,180 $80,666
2015 $72,348 $63,672 $79,108
2014 $69,978 $60,922 $73,242
2013 $69,134 $60,584 $75,838
2012 $68,512 $60,259 $70,172
2011 $68,763 $60,513 $70,726
2010 $69,953 $61,079 $73,487
2009 $71,663 $63,692 $74,790
2008 $74,083 $66,159 $79,362
2007 $74,267 $66,806 $77,434

Durham Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Durham was $37,751 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Durham median per capita income is $7,014 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Durham will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Durham North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
North Carolina $30,737 +1.51% +8.21%
Durham $37,751 +2.65% +10.06%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $37,751, the per capita income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2018 $33,831 $30,737 $37,751
2017 $33,187 $30,281 $36,776
2016 $32,573 $29,463 $35,483
2015 $31,775 $28,406 $34,300
2014 $30,672 $27,365 $33,420
2013 $30,431 $27,400 $34,179
2012 $29,934 $26,774 $32,362
2011 $29,884 $26,974 $32,078
2010 $30,077 $27,045 $31,370
2009 $30,984 $27,926 $32,456
2008 $32,255 $29,480 $34,437
2007 $32,400 $29,510 $33,946