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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 $65,588 in 2017, the latest figures available. Mecklenburg County median household income is $12,836 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $5,252 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Mecklenburg County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Mecklenburg County $65,588 +1.95% +7.55%

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

The current median household income for Mecklenburg is $65,588. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $66,238 and is now $650 (0.98%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,728 in 2011, real median household income for Mecklenburg has now grown by $8,860 (15.62%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $65,588
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $64,333
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $58,856
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $60,986
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $57,209
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $59,145
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $56,728
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $58,801
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $60,565
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $65,093
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $66,238
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $63,309

Mecklenburg County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Mecklenburg County was $81,450 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Mecklenburg County median family income is $15,486 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Mecklenburg County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Mecklenburg County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Mecklenburg County $81,450 +3.20% +8.84%

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

The current median family income for Mecklenburg is $81,450. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $81,872 and is now $422 (0.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,252 in 2010, real median family income for Mecklenburg has now grown by $12,198 (17.61%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $81,450
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $78,926
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $75,888
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $74,836
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $69,893
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $73,082
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $69,270
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $69,252
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $74,161
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $81,872
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $81,529
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $78,227

Mecklenburg County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Mecklenburg County was $37,687 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Mecklenburg County median per capita income is $8,127 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Mecklenburg County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Mecklenburg County North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Mecklenburg County $37,687 +4.42% +7.66%

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

The current per capita income for Mecklenburg is $37,687. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $37,944 and is now $257 (0.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $33,456 in 2010, real per capita income for Mecklenburg has now grown by $4,231 (12.65%).

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mecklenburg County

Date US North Carolina Mecklenburg County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $37,687
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $36,092
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $34,870
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $35,007
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $33,721
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $33,869
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $34,042
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $33,456
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $36,384
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $37,944
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $37,620
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $37,241