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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 $44,347 in 2017, the latest figures available. Wayne County median household income is $8,405 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $15,989 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Wayne County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Wayne County $44,347 +4.08% +18.97%

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

The current median household income for Wayne is $44,347. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $47,537 and is now $3,190 (6.71%) lower. From a post peak low of $37,277 in 2014, real median household income for Wayne has now grown by $7,070 (18.97%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $44,347
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $42,608
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $41,761
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $37,277
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $44,472
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $40,544
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $42,692
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $45,955
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $46,893
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $44,954
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $47,537
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $46,506

Wayne County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wayne County was $50,958 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Wayne County median family income is $15,006 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Wayne County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Wayne 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%
Wayne County $50,958 -9.34% +12.70%

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

The current median family income for Wayne is $50,958. Real median family income peaked in 2010 at $57,212 and is now $6,254 (10.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,215 in 2014, real median family income for Wayne has now grown by $5,743 (12.70%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $50,958
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $56,205
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $56,009
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $45,215
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $54,594
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $53,497
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $52,255
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $57,212
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $55,176
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $52,418
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $56,525
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $56,118

Wayne County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wayne County was $25,450 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Wayne County median per capita income is $4,110 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Wayne County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wayne 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%
Wayne County $25,450 +7.20% +26.69%

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

At $25,450, the per capita income for Wayne was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wayne County

Date US North Carolina Wayne County
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $25,450
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $23,740
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $22,782
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $20,089
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $22,141
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $21,497
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $22,000
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $24,316
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $23,611
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $22,534
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $23,528
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $22,743