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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 $74,299 in 2019, the latest figures available. Orange County median household income is $16,958 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $8,587 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Orange County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Orange County $74,299 +0.57% +4.99%

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

At $74,299, the median household income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $74,299
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $73,878
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $72,943
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $70,765
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $66,003
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $64,488
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $65,307
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $56,999
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $64,344
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $56,648
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $59,914

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Orange County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orange County was $118,498 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Orange County median family income is $46,449 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Orange 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%
Orange County $118,498 +12.61% +23.30%

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

At $118,498, the median family income for Orange was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $118,498
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $105,227
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $103,400
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $96,106
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $101,515
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $89,313
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $87,482
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $94,558
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $95,177
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $94,145
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $88,185

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Orange County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orange County was $42,245 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Orange County median per capita income is $10,224 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Orange County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orange 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%
Orange County $42,245 -8.54% +10.79%

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

The current per capita income for Orange is $42,245. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $46,192 and is now $3,947 (8.54%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orange County

Date US North Carolina Orange County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $42,245
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $46,192
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $41,760
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $38,129
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $40,712
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $40,707
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $38,418
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $37,870
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $37,860
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $36,154
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $37,564

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