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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 $67,207 in 2019, the latest figures available. Columbus median household income is $8,565 higher than the median Ohio household income and $1,495 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Columbus median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Columbus are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbus Ohio

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Ohio $58,642 +2.65% +5.18%
Columbus $67,207 +3.06% +4.63%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $67,207, the median household income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2019 $65,712 $58,642 $67,207
2018 $63,059 $57,128 $65,213
2017 $62,927 $56,340 $66,502
2016 $61,383 $55,755 $64,235
2015 $60,187 $55,116 $62,796
2014 $58,001 $53,300 $60,935
2013 $57,437 $52,854 $59,447
2012 $57,307 $52,240 $59,904
2011 $57,531 $52,117 $59,597
2010 $58,809 $52,985 $59,976
2009 $59,988 $54,224 $60,648

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Columbus Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbus was $85,957 in 2019. Compared to the median Ohio family income, Columbus median family income is $11,046 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbus Ohio

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Ohio $74,911 +2.15% +5.39%
Columbus $85,957 +5.21% +10.06%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $85,957, the median family income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2019 $80,944 $74,911 $85,957
2018 $77,786 $73,333 $81,703
2017 $77,064 $72,622 $83,116
2016 $75,707 $71,083 $78,100
2015 $73,660 $70,332 $77,769
2014 $71,246 $67,344 $77,489
2013 $70,386 $67,088 $74,048
2012 $69,752 $67,031 $75,230
2011 $70,009 $66,717 $76,612
2010 $71,221 $66,414 $75,098
2009 $72,962 $68,516 $75,720

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Columbus Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbus was $36,285 in 2019. Compared to the median Ohio per capita income, Columbus median per capita income is $3,505 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Columbus will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbus Ohio

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Ohio $32,780 +2.89% +5.50%
Columbus $36,285 +5.35% +7.18%

Trends in Columbus, OH Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,285, the per capita income for Columbus was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Columbus, Ohio, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbus

Date US Ohio Columbus
2019 $35,672 $32,780 $36,285
2018 $34,444 $31,860 $34,443
2017 $33,788 $31,328 $34,299
2016 $33,163 $31,070 $33,854
2015 $32,351 $30,216 $32,977
2014 $31,228 $29,118 $32,375
2013 $30,982 $28,970 $31,440
2012 $30,476 $28,385 $31,500
2011 $30,425 $28,195 $31,786
2010 $30,622 $28,173 $31,172
2009 $31,545 $28,880 $31,746

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