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Rhode Island Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Rhode Island was $64,340 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Rhode Island median household income is $2,403 higher. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Rhode Island household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. 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

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Rhode Island $64,340 -1.66% +4.53%

Rhode Island Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Rhode Island is $64,340. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $66,327 and is now $1,987 (3.00%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,279 in 2014, real median household income for Rhode Island has now grown by $6,061 (10.40%).

Real Median Household Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2018 $61,937 $64,340
2017 $61,807 $65,427
2016 $60,291 $63,408
2015 $59,116 $61,551
2014 $56,969 $58,279
2013 $56,415 $60,358
2012 $56,288 $59,776
2011 $56,507 $60,014
2010 $57,762 $60,310
2009 $58,921 $63,494
2008 $60,829 $65,122
2007 $61,601 $65,034
2006 $60,490 $64,689
2005 $59,604 $66,327

Rhode Island Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Rhode Island was $84,212 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Rhode Island median family income is $7,811 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Rhode Island

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Rhode Island $84,212 -2.78% +3.69%

Rhode Island Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Rhode Island is $84,212. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $86,618 and is now $2,406 (2.78%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2018 $76,401 $84,212
2017 $75,692 $86,618
2016 $74,360 $81,557
2015 $72,348 $81,212
2014 $69,978 $75,608
2013 $69,134 $77,316
2012 $68,512 $78,117
2011 $68,763 $77,881
2010 $69,953 $78,269
2009 $71,663 $81,364
2008 $74,083 $84,168
2007 $74,267 $85,210
2006 $73,069 $80,818
2005 $71,965 $83,340

Rhode Island Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Rhode Island was $34,999 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Rhode Island per capita income is $1,168 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Rhode Island

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Rhode Island $34,999 -1.00% +3.55%

Rhode Island Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Rhode Island is $34,999. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $35,352 and is now $353 (1.00%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rhode Island

Date US Rhode Island
2018 $33,831 $34,999
2017 $33,187 $35,352
2016 $32,573 $34,540
2015 $31,775 $33,798
2014 $30,672 $32,733
2013 $30,431 $33,199
2012 $29,934 $32,202
2011 $29,884 $32,758
2010 $30,077 $31,932
2009 $30,984 $33,756
2008 $32,255 $33,918
2007 $32,400 $33,722
2006 $31,545 $32,382
2005 $32,269 $35,081