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Wayne County North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wayne County North Carolina area was $44,596 in 2019, the latest figures available. Wayne County median household income is $12,745 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $21,116 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Wayne County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Wayne County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wayne 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%
Wayne County $44,596 +7.38% +0.36%

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

The current median household income for Wayne is $44,596. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $49,578 and is now $4,982 (10.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,878 in 2014, real median household income for Wayne has now grown by $5,718 (14.71%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $44,596
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $41,530
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $46,251
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $44,437
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $43,554
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $38,878
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $46,382
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $42,285
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $44,525
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $47,929
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $48,907

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Wayne County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wayne County was $53,190 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Wayne County median family income is $18,859 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Wayne County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Wayne 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%
Wayne County $53,190 +8.18% -9.26%

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

The current median family income for Wayne is $53,190. Real median family income peaked in 2010 at $59,669 and is now $6,479 (10.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,157 in 2014, real median family income for Wayne has now grown by $6,033 (12.79%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $53,190
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $49,170
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $53,146
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $58,617
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $58,414
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $47,157
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $56,939
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $55,794
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $54,499
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $59,669
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $57,546

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Wayne County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wayne County was $24,480 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Wayne County median per capita income is $7,541 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Wayne County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wayne 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%
Wayne County $24,480 -5.56% -1.13%

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

The current per capita income for Wayne is $24,480. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $26,543 and is now $2,063 (7.77%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $24,480
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $25,921
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $26,543
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $24,759
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $23,760
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $20,951
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $23,092
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $22,420
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $22,944
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $25,360
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $24,624

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