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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 $56,382 in 2019, the latest figures available. New Hanover County median household income is $959 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $9,330 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including New Hanover County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
New Hanover County $56,382 +6.01% +5.79%

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

The current median household income for New hanover is $56,382. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $60,972 and is now $4,590 (7.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,083 in 2011, real median household income for New hanover has now grown by $4,299 (8.25%).

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
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $56,382
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $53,186
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $54,936
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $53,298
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $56,853
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $54,028
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $53,521
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $57,880
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $52,083
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $54,207
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $52,956

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New Hanover County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Hanover County was $81,497 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, New Hanover County median family income is $9,448 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for New Hanover County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for New Hanover 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%
New Hanover County $81,497 +9.81% +11.72%

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

At $81,497, the median family income for New hanover was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $81,497
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $74,217
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $79,568
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $72,950
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $73,899
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $71,449
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $69,754
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $73,073
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $74,621
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $77,820
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $71,704

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New Hanover County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Hanover County was $35,977 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, New Hanover County median per capita income is $3,956 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for New Hanover County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Hanover 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%
New Hanover County $35,977 +9.13% +10.34%

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

The current per capita income for New hanover is $35,977. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $39,019 and is now $3,042 (7.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $31,669 in 2013, real per capita income for New hanover has now grown by $4,308 (13.60%).

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
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $35,977
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $32,966
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $36,350
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $32,605
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $32,524
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $33,014
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $31,669
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $31,972
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $33,316
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $32,041
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $32,612

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