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Orange County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Orange County North Carolina area was $69,940 in 2017, the latest figures available. Orange County median household income is $17,188 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $9,604 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Orange County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Orange County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orange 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%
Orange County $69,940 +3.08% +13.11%

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

At $69,940, the median household income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $69,940
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $67,852
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $63,285
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $61,833
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $62,617
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $54,652
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $61,694
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $54,316
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $57,448
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $62,077
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $64,877
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $56,202

Orange County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orange County was $99,143 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Orange County median family income is $33,179 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Orange 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%
Orange County $99,143 +7.59% +15.77%

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

At $99,143, the median family income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $99,143
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $92,151
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $97,335
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $85,636
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $83,880
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $90,666
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $91,258
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $90,269
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $84,555
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $88,747
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $92,364
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $87,062

Orange County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orange County was $40,041 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Orange County median per capita income is $10,481 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orange 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%
Orange County $40,041 +9.52% +2.59%

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

The current per capita income for Orange is $40,041. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $42,531 and is now $2,490 (5.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $34,666 in 2010, real per capita income for Orange has now grown by $5,375 (15.51%).

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $40,041
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $36,560
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $39,035
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $39,031
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $36,836
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $36,311
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $36,301
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $34,666
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $36,018
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $39,036
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $40,364
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $37,363