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Tennessee Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Tennessee was $51,340 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Tennessee median household income is $8,996 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Tennessee household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Tennessee median family income and per capita income for Tennessee are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Tennessee $51,340 +3.53% +11.66%

Tennessee Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $51,340, the median household income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2017 $60,336 $51,340
2016 $58,856 $49,591
2015 $57,709 $48,915
2014 $55,613 $45,978
2013 $55,072 $46,689
2012 $54,948 $45,741
2011 $55,162 $45,540
2010 $56,388 $46,715
2009 $57,519 $47,788
2008 $59,382 $49,778
2007 $60,135 $50,212
2006 $59,051 $49,135
2005 $58,185 $48,914

Tennessee Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Tennessee was $62,926 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Tennessee median family income is $10,965 lower. 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 Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Tennessee $62,926 +1.55% +9.28%

Tennessee Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $62,926, the median family income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2017 $73,891 $62,926
2016 $72,591 $61,964
2015 $70,627 $59,836
2014 $68,313 $57,582
2013 $67,488 $57,645
2012 $66,880 $57,056
2011 $67,126 $57,097
2010 $68,289 $57,556
2009 $69,958 $58,805
2008 $72,321 $61,402
2007 $72,500 $61,563
2006 $71,330 $60,700
2005 $70,252 $60,334

Tennessee Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Tennessee was $28,764 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Tennessee per capita income is $3,633 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Tennessee $28,764 +3.95% +11.35%

Tennessee Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $28,764, the per capita income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2017 $32,397 $28,764
2016 $31,798 $27,670
2015 $31,019 $27,125
2014 $29,942 $25,831
2013 $29,706 $26,011
2012 $29,221 $25,342
2011 $29,173 $25,472
2010 $29,361 $25,309
2009 $30,246 $25,998
2008 $31,488 $27,579
2007 $31,629 $27,754
2006 $30,795 $26,903
2005 $31,501 $27,795