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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 $52,614 in 2019, the latest figures available. Shelby County median household income is $3,457 lower than the median Tennessee household income and $13,098 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Shelby County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Shelby County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Tennessee $56,071 +5.15% +8.41%
Shelby County $52,614 +8.79% +3.56%

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

The current median household income for Shelby is $52,614. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $54,734 and is now $2,120 (3.87%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,495 in 2014, real median household income for Shelby has now grown by $5,119 (10.78%).

Real Median Household Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2019 $65,712 $56,071 $52,614
2018 $63,059 $53,324 $48,361
2017 $62,927 $53,544 $51,779
2016 $61,383 $51,720 $50,807
2015 $60,187 $51,015 $50,808
2014 $58,001 $47,952 $47,495
2013 $57,437 $48,694 $49,716
2012 $57,307 $47,705 $49,858
2011 $57,531 $47,496 $50,570
2010 $58,809 $48,721 $51,692
2009 $59,988 $49,840 $49,938

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Shelby County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Shelby County was $68,081 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Shelby County median family income is $1,912 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Shelby County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Tennessee $69,993 +4.71% +8.31%
Shelby County $68,081 +8.00% +4.54%

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

The current median family income for Shelby is $68,081. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $70,211 and is now $2,130 (3.03%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,770 in 2014, real median family income for Shelby has now grown by $7,311 (12.03%).

Real Median Family Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2019 $80,944 $69,993 $68,081
2018 $77,786 $66,846 $63,037
2017 $77,064 $65,628 $64,142
2016 $75,707 $64,624 $65,127
2015 $73,660 $62,405 $63,746
2014 $71,246 $60,055 $60,770
2013 $70,386 $60,120 $62,008
2012 $69,752 $59,506 $61,653
2011 $70,009 $59,549 $61,613
2010 $71,221 $60,027 $61,506
2009 $72,962 $61,330 $62,707

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Shelby County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Shelby County was $31,515 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Shelby County median per capita income is $291 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Shelby County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Shelby County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Tennessee $31,224 +4.73% +8.20%
Shelby County $31,515 +9.98% +6.10%

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

The current per capita income for Shelby is $31,515. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $31,957 and is now $442 (1.38%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,274 in 2012, real per capita income for Shelby has now grown by $4,241 (15.55%).

Real Per Capita Income: Shelby County, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Shelby County

Date US Tennessee Shelby County
2019 $35,672 $31,224 $31,515
2018 $34,444 $29,815 $28,655
2017 $33,788 $29,999 $30,440
2016 $33,163 $28,858 $29,702
2015 $32,351 $28,290 $29,028
2014 $31,228 $26,940 $27,514
2013 $30,982 $27,128 $28,521
2012 $30,476 $26,430 $27,274
2011 $30,425 $26,566 $27,964
2010 $30,622 $26,396 $27,685
2009 $31,545 $27,115 $27,847

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