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Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton North Carolina metro area was $47,544 in 2018, the latest figures available. Hickory median household income is $6,311 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $14,393 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Hickory median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Hickory North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
North Carolina $53,855 -0.34% +6.23%
Hickory $47,544 -3.47% +11.09%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Hickory is $47,544. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $49,251 and is now $1,707 (3.47%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2018 $61,937 $53,855 $47,544
2017 $61,807 $54,038 $49,251
2016 $60,291 $52,932 $44,548
2015 $59,116 $50,695 $42,799
2014 $56,969 $49,430 $43,643
2013 $56,415 $49,565 $41,071
2012 $56,288 $49,471 $40,940
2011 $56,507 $49,138 $43,551
2010 $57,762 $50,006 $45,452
2009 $58,921 $51,240 $43,821
2008 $60,829 $54,422 $48,355
2007 $61,601 $54,231 $47,831

Hickory Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Hickory was $57,659 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Hickory median family income is $10,157 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Hickory North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
North Carolina $67,816 +0.36% +6.51%
Hickory $57,659 -2.08% +4.29%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Hickory is $57,659. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $60,412 and is now $2,753 (4.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,546 in 2011, real median family income for Hickory has now grown by $5,113 (9.73%).

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Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2018 $76,401 $67,816 $57,659
2017 $75,692 $67,572 $58,883
2016 $74,360 $65,180 $54,289
2015 $72,348 $63,672 $55,286
2014 $69,978 $60,922 $53,480
2013 $69,134 $60,584 $54,940
2012 $68,512 $60,259 $55,377
2011 $68,763 $60,513 $52,546
2010 $69,953 $61,079 $55,456
2009 $71,663 $63,692 $55,623
2008 $74,083 $66,159 $60,412
2007 $74,267 $66,806 $58,766

Hickory Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Hickory was $26,416 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Hickory median per capita income is $4,321 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Hickory North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
North Carolina $30,737 +1.51% +8.21%
Hickory $26,416 -0.80% +11.86%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Hickory is $26,416. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $26,630 and is now $214 (0.80%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2018 $33,831 $30,737 $26,416
2017 $33,187 $30,281 $26,630
2016 $32,573 $29,463 $24,539
2015 $31,775 $28,406 $23,616
2014 $30,672 $27,365 $22,201
2013 $30,431 $27,400 $22,432
2012 $29,934 $26,774 $22,321
2011 $29,884 $26,974 $22,675
2010 $30,077 $27,045 $23,302
2009 $30,984 $27,926 $22,896
2008 $32,255 $29,480 $25,425
2007 $32,400 $29,510 $24,842