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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 $48,079 in 2017, the latest figures available. Hickory median household income is $4,673 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $12,257 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Hickory median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Hickory $48,079 +10.56% +12.85%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $48,079, the median household income for Hickory was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $48,079
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $43,488
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $41,780
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $42,604
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $40,093
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $39,965
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $42,515
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $44,371
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $42,778
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $47,205
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $46,693
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $47,792

Hickory Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Hickory was $57,482 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Hickory median family income is $8,482 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Hickory North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Hickory $57,482 +8.46% +10.10%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Hickory is $57,482. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $58,974 and is now $1,492 (2.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,296 in 2011, real median family income for Hickory has now grown by $6,186 (12.06%).

Real Median Family Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $57,482
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $52,997
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $53,971
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $52,207
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $53,632
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $54,059
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $51,296
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $54,136
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $54,299
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $58,974
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $57,368
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $58,233

Hickory Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Hickory was $25,996 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Hickory median per capita income is $3,564 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Hickory will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Hickory North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Hickory $25,996 +8.52% +19.95%

Trends in Hickory, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $25,996, the per capita income for Hickory was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Hickory, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Hickory

Date US North Carolina Hickory
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $25,996
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $23,955
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $23,054
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $21,672
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $21,898
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $21,789
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $22,135
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $22,747
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $22,351
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $24,820
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $24,251
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $24,210