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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 $61,271 in 2017, the latest figures available. Durham median household income is $8,519 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $935 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Durham median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Durham $61,271 +6.76% +13.71%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $61,271, the median household income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $61,271
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $57,391
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $56,038
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $53,883
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $56,381
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $53,761
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $53,182
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $54,062
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $57,153
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $59,768
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $57,317
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $56,750

Durham Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Durham was $83,726 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Durham median family income is $17,762 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Durham will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Durham 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 $83,726 +6.32% +17.10%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $83,726, the median family income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $83,726
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $78,746
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $77,226
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $71,499
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $74,032
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $68,501
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $69,043
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $71,739
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $73,010
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $77,474
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $75,592
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $71,654

Durham Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Durham was $35,901 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Durham median per capita income is $6,341 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Durham will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Durham 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 $35,901 +3.65% +10.04%

Trends in Durham, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,901, the per capita income for Durham was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Durham, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Durham

Date US North Carolina Durham
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $35,901
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $34,638
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $33,484
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $32,624
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $33,366
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $31,591
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $31,315
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $30,624
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $31,684
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $33,618
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $33,138
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $32,670