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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 $50,631 in 2019, the latest figures available. Hickory median household income is $6,710 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $15,081 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Hickory median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Hickory $50,631 +4.60% +11.63%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $50,631, the median household income for Hickory was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $50,631
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $48,406
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $50,143
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $45,355
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $43,574
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $44,434
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $41,815
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $41,681
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $44,341
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $46,276
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $44,615

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Hickory Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Hickory was $62,621 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Hickory median family income is $9,428 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Hickory North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Hickory $62,621 +6.67% +13.30%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $62,621, the median family income for Hickory was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $62,621
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $58,704
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $59,950
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $55,272
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $56,289
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $54,449
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $55,935
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $56,380
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $53,499
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $56,461
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $56,631

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Hickory Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Hickory was $27,348 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Hickory median per capita income is $4,673 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Hickory North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Hickory $27,348 +1.68% +9.46%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $27,348, the per capita income for Hickory was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $27,348
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $26,895
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $27,112
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $24,984
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $24,044
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $22,603
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $22,838
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $22,725
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $23,086
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $23,724
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $23,310

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