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Rhode Island Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Rhode Island was $63,870 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Rhode Island median household income is $3,534 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Rhode Island household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Rhode Island median family income and per capita income for Rhode Island are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Rhode Island $63,870 +3.18% +12.27%

Rhode Island Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Rhode Island is $63,870. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $64,748 and is now $878 (1.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,892 in 2014, real median household income for Rhode Island has now grown by $6,978 (12.27%).

Real Median Household Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2017 $60,336 $63,870
2016 $58,856 $61,899
2015 $57,709 $60,087
2014 $55,613 $56,892
2013 $55,072 $58,921
2012 $54,948 $58,352
2011 $55,162 $58,586
2010 $56,388 $58,875
2009 $57,519 $61,983
2008 $59,382 $63,573
2007 $60,135 $63,486
2006 $59,051 $63,149
2005 $58,185 $64,748

Rhode Island Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Rhode Island was $84,557 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Rhode Island median family income is $10,666 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Rhode Island $84,557 +6.20% +14.56%

Rhode Island Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $84,557, the median family income for Rhode Island was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2017 $73,891 $84,557
2016 $72,591 $79,617
2015 $70,627 $79,280
2014 $68,313 $73,808
2013 $67,488 $75,475
2012 $66,880 $76,257
2011 $67,126 $76,027
2010 $68,289 $76,407
2009 $69,958 $79,427
2008 $72,321 $82,166
2007 $72,500 $83,183
2006 $71,330 $78,895
2005 $70,252 $81,356

Rhode Island Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Rhode Island was $34,511 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Rhode Island per capita income is $2,114 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Rhode Island $34,511 +2.35% +8.00%

Rhode Island Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $34,511, the per capita income for Rhode Island was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2017 $32,397 $34,511
2016 $31,798 $33,718
2015 $31,019 $32,994
2014 $29,942 $31,954
2013 $29,706 $32,409
2012 $29,221 $31,435
2011 $29,173 $31,979
2010 $29,361 $31,173
2009 $30,246 $32,953
2008 $31,488 $33,111
2007 $31,629 $32,920
2006 $30,795 $31,611
2005 $31,501 $34,247