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Columbus Ohio Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbus Ohio metro area was $63,764 in 2017, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $9,743 higher than the median Ohio household income and $3,428 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Ohio

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Ohio $54,021 +1.05% +5.71%
Columbus $63,764 +3.53% +9.14%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $63,764, the median household income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2017 $60,336 $54,021 $63,764
2016 $58,856 $53,460 $61,591
2015 $57,709 $52,846 $60,210
2014 $55,613 $51,105 $58,426
2013 $55,072 $50,678 $57,000
2012 $54,948 $50,089 $57,438
2011 $55,162 $49,971 $57,143
2010 $56,388 $50,804 $57,506
2009 $57,519 $51,991 $58,151
2008 $59,382 $54,770 $62,080
2007 $60,135 $55,225 $61,281
2006 $59,051 $54,274 $60,841

Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $79,694 in 2017. Compared to the median Ohio family income, Columbus median family income is $10,062 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Ohio

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Ohio $69,632 +2.16% +7.84%
Columbus $79,694 +6.42% +7.26%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $79,694, the median family income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2017 $73,891 $69,632 $79,694
2016 $72,591 $68,157 $74,885
2015 $70,627 $67,436 $74,567
2014 $68,313 $64,571 $74,298
2013 $67,488 $64,326 $70,999
2012 $66,880 $64,272 $72,133
2011 $67,126 $63,969 $73,457
2010 $68,289 $63,680 $72,006
2009 $69,958 $65,695 $72,602
2008 $72,321 $68,549 $77,013
2007 $72,500 $69,182 $77,208
2006 $71,330 $68,432 $75,794

Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $32,887 in 2017. Compared to the median Ohio per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $2,849 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Ohio

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Ohio $30,038 +0.83% +7.59%
Columbus $32,887 +1.31% +5.94%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,887, the per capita income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2017 $32,397 $30,038 $32,887
2016 $31,798 $29,791 $32,461
2015 $31,019 $28,972 $31,619
2014 $29,942 $27,919 $31,042
2013 $29,706 $27,777 $30,146
2012 $29,221 $27,217 $30,203
2011 $29,173 $27,034 $30,477
2010 $29,361 $27,013 $29,888
2009 $30,246 $27,691 $30,439
2008 $31,488 $28,923 $32,221
2007 $31,629 $29,132 $32,089
2006 $30,795 $28,694 $32,048