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Shelby County Tennessee Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Shelby County Tennessee area was $49,647 in 2017, the latest figures available. Shelby County median household income is $1,693 lower than the median Tennessee household income and $10,689 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Shelby County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Shelby County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Tennessee $51,340 +3.53% +11.66%
Shelby County $49,647 +1.91% +9.02%

Trends in Shelby County, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Shelby is $49,647. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $52,481 and is now $2,834 (5.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,540 in 2014, real median household income for Shelby has now grown by $4,107 (9.02%).

Real Median Household Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2017 $60,336 $51,340 $49,647
2016 $58,856 $49,591 $48,716
2015 $57,709 $48,915 $48,716
2014 $55,613 $45,978 $45,540
2013 $55,072 $46,689 $47,668
2012 $54,948 $45,741 $47,806
2011 $55,162 $45,540 $48,487
2010 $56,388 $46,715 $49,564
2009 $57,519 $47,788 $47,882
2008 $59,382 $49,778 $52,174
2007 $60,135 $50,212 $52,481
2006 $59,051 $49,135 $50,183

Shelby County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Shelby County was $61,501 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Shelby County median family income is $1,425 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Shelby County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Tennessee $62,926 +1.55% +9.28%
Shelby County $61,501 -1.51% +5.55%

Trends in Shelby County, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Shelby is $61,501. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $67,320 and is now $5,819 (8.64%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,268 in 2014, real median family income for Shelby has now grown by $3,233 (5.55%).

Real Median Family Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2017 $73,891 $62,926 $61,501
2016 $72,591 $61,964 $62,446
2015 $70,627 $59,836 $61,122
2014 $68,313 $57,582 $58,268
2013 $67,488 $57,645 $59,454
2012 $66,880 $57,056 $59,115
2011 $67,126 $57,097 $59,076
2010 $68,289 $57,556 $58,973
2009 $69,958 $58,805 $60,125
2008 $72,321 $61,402 $66,260
2007 $72,500 $61,563 $67,320
2006 $71,330 $60,700 $62,165

Shelby County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Shelby County was $29,187 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Shelby County median per capita income is $423 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Shelby County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Tennessee $28,764 +3.95% +11.35%
Shelby County $29,187 +2.48% +10.64%

Trends in Shelby County, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Shelby is $29,187. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $30,642 and is now $1,455 (4.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,151 in 2012, real per capita income for Shelby has now grown by $3,036 (11.61%).

Real Per Capita Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2017 $32,397 $28,764 $29,187
2016 $31,798 $27,670 $28,480
2015 $31,019 $27,125 $27,833
2014 $29,942 $25,831 $26,381
2013 $29,706 $26,011 $27,346
2012 $29,221 $25,342 $26,151
2011 $29,173 $25,472 $26,812
2010 $29,361 $25,309 $26,545
2009 $30,246 $25,998 $26,701
2008 $31,488 $27,579 $30,412
2007 $31,629 $27,754 $29,897
2006 $30,795 $26,903 $28,319