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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 $72,576 in 2017, the latest figures available. Raleigh median household income is $19,824 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $12,240 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Raleigh median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Raleigh-Cary are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Raleigh $72,576 -0.89% +12.37%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Raleigh is $72,576. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $73,227 and is now $651 (0.89%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $72,576
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $73,227
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $68,059
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $64,585
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $65,043
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $64,519
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $64,660
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $65,169
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $67,935
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $70,605
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $68,871
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $68,434

Raleigh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Raleigh was $88,608 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Raleigh median family income is $22,644 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Raleigh $88,608 -0.92% +9.92%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Raleigh is $88,608. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $89,430 and is now $822 (0.92%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $88,608
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $89,430
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $82,775
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $80,614
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $78,645
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $80,116
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $79,643
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $79,827
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $85,833
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $87,960
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $86,262
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $87,135

Raleigh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Raleigh was $36,054 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Raleigh median per capita income is $6,494 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Raleigh will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Raleigh $36,054 -1.03% +8.35%

Trends in Raleigh, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Raleigh is $36,054. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $36,428 and is now $374 (1.03%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Raleigh, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Raleigh

Date US North Carolina Raleigh
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $36,054
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $36,428
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $34,113
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $33,277
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $33,228
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $32,048
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $32,028
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $32,412
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $33,127
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $36,019
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $35,640
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $34,217