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Forsyth County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Forsyth County North Carolina area was $52,017 in 2019, the latest figures available. Forsyth County median household income is $5,324 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $13,695 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Forsyth County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Forsyth County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Forsyth 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%
Forsyth County $52,017 +3.92% +1.15%

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

The current median household income for Forsyth is $52,017. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $59,114 and is now $7,097 (12.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,399 in 2012, real median household income for Forsyth has now grown by $4,618 (9.74%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Forsyth County

Date US North Carolina Forsyth County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $52,017
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $50,057
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $52,340
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $51,426
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $50,154
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $48,881
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $50,105
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $47,399
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $48,884
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $51,160
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $54,450

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Forsyth County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Forsyth County was $70,148 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Forsyth County median family income is $1,901 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Forsyth County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Forsyth 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%
Forsyth County $70,148 +5.21% +10.66%

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

The current median family income for Forsyth is $70,148. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $73,604 and is now $3,456 (4.70%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,804 in 2014, real median family income for Forsyth has now grown by $8,344 (13.50%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Forsyth County

Date US North Carolina Forsyth County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $70,148
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $66,673
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $68,477
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $63,392
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $68,135
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $61,804
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $64,593
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $63,332
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $62,710
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $68,113
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $66,124

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Forsyth County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Forsyth County was $29,745 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Forsyth County median per capita income is $2,276 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Forsyth County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Forsyth 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%
Forsyth County $29,745 -3.04% -4.18%

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

The current per capita income for Forsyth is $29,745. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $32,855 and is now $3,110 (9.47%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,549 in 2014, real per capita income for Forsyth has now grown by $2,196 (7.97%).

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Forsyth County

Date US North Carolina Forsyth County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $29,745
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $30,677
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $31,549
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $31,044
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $29,801
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $27,549
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $29,200
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $28,854
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $28,465
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $29,109
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $28,718

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