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New Hanover County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New Hanover County North Carolina area was $52,674 in 2017, the latest figures available. New Hanover County median household income is $78 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $7,662 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including New Hanover County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for New Hanover County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New Hanover 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%
New Hanover County $52,674 +3.07% +1.68%

Trends in New Hanover County, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New hanover is $52,674. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $58,462 and is now $5,788 (9.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,938 in 2011, real median household income for New hanover has now grown by $2,736 (5.48%).

Real Median Household Income: New Hanover County, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Hanover County

Date US North Carolina New Hanover County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $52,674
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $51,104
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $54,512
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $51,804
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $51,317
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $55,497
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $49,938
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $51,975
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $50,776
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $58,462
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $57,132
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $52,445

New Hanover County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Hanover County was $76,292 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, New Hanover County median family income is $10,328 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for New Hanover County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for New Hanover 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%
New Hanover County $76,292 +9.07% +11.36%

Trends in New Hanover County, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $76,292, the median family income for New hanover was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: New Hanover County, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Hanover County

Date US North Carolina New Hanover County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $76,292
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $69,947
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $70,856
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $68,508
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $66,882
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $70,065
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $71,549
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $74,616
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $68,752
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $74,116
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $71,709
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $72,074

New Hanover County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Hanover County was $34,854 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, New Hanover County median per capita income is $5,294 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for New Hanover County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Hanover 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%
New Hanover County $34,854 +11.49% +10.11%

Trends in New Hanover County, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for New hanover is $34,854. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $37,413 and is now $2,559 (6.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,365 in 2013, real per capita income for New hanover has now grown by $4,489 (14.78%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Hanover County, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Hanover County

Date US North Carolina New Hanover County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $34,854
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $31,263
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $31,185
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $31,654
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $30,365
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $30,655
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $31,944
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $30,722
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $31,269
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $33,452
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $37,413
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $34,495