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Mecklenburg County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Mecklenburg County North Carolina area was $69,072 in 2019, the latest figures available. Mecklenburg County median household income is $11,731 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $3,360 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Mecklenburg County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Mecklenburg County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Mecklenburg 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%
Mecklenburg County $69,072 +6.06% +2.95%

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

The current median household income for Mecklenburg is $69,072. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $69,082 and is now $10 (0.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,164 in 2011, real median household income for Mecklenburg has now grown by $9,908 (16.75%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $69,072
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $65,126
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $68,404
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $67,094
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $61,383
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $63,605
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $59,666
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $61,684
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $59,164
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $61,326
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $63,166

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Mecklenburg County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Mecklenburg County was $86,834 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Mecklenburg County median family income is $14,785 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Mecklenburg County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Mecklenburg 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%
Mecklenburg County $86,834 +5.66% +5.49%

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

At $86,834, the median family income for Mecklenburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $86,834
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $82,183
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $84,947
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $82,314
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $79,146
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $78,050
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $72,895
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $76,220
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $72,245
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $72,226
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $77,345

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Mecklenburg County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Mecklenburg County was $41,023 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Mecklenburg County median per capita income is $9,002 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Mecklenburg County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Mecklenburg 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%
Mecklenburg County $41,023 +5.02% +8.98%

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

At $41,023, the per capita income for Mecklenburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $41,023
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $39,062
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $39,305
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $37,641
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $36,367
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $36,510
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $35,169
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $35,323
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $35,504
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $34,892
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $37,946

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