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Tennessee Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Tennessee was $56,071 in 2019, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Tennessee median household income is $9,641 lower. 2020 Census ACS data (including 2020 Tennessee household income numbers) will be released in September of 2021. Tennessee median family income and per capita income for Tennessee are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Tennessee $56,071 +5.15% +8.41%

Tennessee Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $56,071, the median household income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2019 $65,712 $56,071
2018 $63,059 $53,324
2017 $62,927 $53,544
2016 $61,383 $51,720
2015 $60,187 $51,015
2014 $58,001 $47,952
2013 $57,437 $48,694
2012 $57,307 $47,705
2011 $57,531 $47,496
2010 $58,809 $48,721
2009 $59,988 $49,840

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Tennessee Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Tennessee was $69,993 in 2019. Compared to the median US family income, Tennessee median family income is $10,951 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2020 family income data will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income in Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Tennessee $69,993 +4.71% +8.31%

Tennessee Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $69,993, the median family income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2019 $80,944 $69,993
2018 $77,786 $66,846
2017 $77,064 $65,628
2016 $75,707 $64,624
2015 $73,660 $62,405
2014 $71,246 $60,055
2013 $70,386 $60,120
2012 $69,752 $59,506
2011 $70,009 $59,549
2010 $71,221 $60,027
2009 $72,962 $61,330

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Tennessee Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Tennessee was $31,224 in 2019. Compared to the US per capita income, Tennessee per capita income is $4,448 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2020 will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income in Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Tennessee $31,224 +4.73% +8.20%

Tennessee Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $31,224, the per capita income for Tennessee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Tennessee

Date US Tennessee
2019 $35,672 $31,224
2018 $34,444 $29,815
2017 $33,788 $29,999
2016 $33,163 $28,858
2015 $32,351 $28,290
2014 $31,228 $26,940
2013 $30,982 $27,128
2012 $30,476 $26,430
2011 $30,425 $26,566
2010 $30,622 $26,396
2009 $31,545 $27,115

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