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Raleigh-Cary North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Raleigh-Cary North Carolina metro area was $80,096 in 2019, the latest figures available. Raleigh median household income is $22,755 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $14,384 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Raleigh median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Raleigh-Cary are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Raleigh $80,096 +4.66% +4.88%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $80,096, the median household income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $80,096
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $76,527
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $75,692
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $76,371
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $70,982
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $67,358
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $67,836
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $67,289
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $67,437
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $67,968
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $70,852

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Raleigh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Raleigh was $99,031 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Raleigh median family income is $26,982 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Raleigh $99,031 +6.29% +6.18%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $99,031, the median family income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $99,031
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $93,173
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $92,412
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $93,269
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $86,330
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $84,076
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $82,022
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $83,556
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $83,063
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $83,254
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $89,518

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Raleigh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Raleigh was $40,209 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Raleigh median per capita income is $8,188 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Raleigh $40,209 +2.94% +5.84%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $40,209, the per capita income for Raleigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $40,209
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $39,060
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $37,602
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $37,992
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $35,578
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $34,706
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $34,654
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $33,424
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $33,403
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $33,804
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $34,549

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