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Rutherford County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Rutherford County North Carolina area was $40,570 in 2017, the latest figures available. Rutherford County median household income is $12,182 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $19,766 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Rutherford County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Rutherford County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rutherford 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%
Rutherford County $40,570 +9.95% +13.96%

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

At $40,570, the median household income for Rutherford was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rutherford County

Date US North Carolina Rutherford County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $40,570
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $36,898
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $36,828
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $35,599
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $36,883
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $35,122
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $39,088
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $39,933
2009 $57,519 $50,020
2008 $59,382 $53,127
2007 $60,135 $52,941
2006 $59,051 $51,950

Rutherford County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rutherford County was $52,589 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Rutherford County median family income is $13,375 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Rutherford County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Rutherford 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%
Rutherford County $52,589 +1.56% +16.16%

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

At $52,589, the median family income for Rutherford was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rutherford County

Date US North Carolina Rutherford County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $52,589
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $51,783
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $46,242
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $45,273
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $40,749
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $40,889
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $47,948
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $43,824
2009 $69,958 $62,176
2008 $72,321 $64,585
2007 $72,500 $65,217
2006 $71,330 $63,786

Rutherford County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rutherford County was $24,000 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Rutherford County median per capita income is $5,560 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Rutherford County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rutherford 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%
Rutherford County $24,000 +16.08% +22.09%

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

At $24,000, the per capita income for Rutherford was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rutherford County

Date US North Carolina Rutherford County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $24,000
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $20,675
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $20,115
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $19,658
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $20,072
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $19,934
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $20,841
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $19,953
2009 $30,246 $27,262
2008 $31,488 $28,778
2007 $31,629 $28,808
2006 $30,795 $27,965