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Harris County Texas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Harris County Texas area was $61,618 in 2019, the latest figures available. Harris County median household income is $2,416 lower than the median Texas household income and $4,094 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Harris County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Harris County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Harris County Texas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Texas $64,034 +3.74% +6.26%
Harris County $61,618 +0.48% +2.59%

Trends in Harris County, TX Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Harris is $61,618. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $62,346 and is now $728 (1.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,215 in 2012, real median household income for Harris has now grown by $4,403 (7.70%).

Real Median Household Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2019 $65,712 $64,034 $61,618
2018 $63,059 $61,728 $61,324
2017 $62,927 $61,748 $61,163
2016 $61,383 $60,262 $60,062
2015 $60,187 $60,056 $61,109
2014 $58,001 $57,329 $58,564
2013 $57,437 $56,837 $57,700
2012 $57,307 $56,603 $57,215
2011 $57,531 $56,267 $58,017
2010 $58,809 $57,127 $59,251
2009 $59,988 $57,645 $60,402

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Harris County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Harris County was $72,524 in 2019. Compared to the median Texas family income, Harris County median family income is $4,203 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Harris County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Harris County Texas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Texas $76,727 +4.86% +7.45%
Harris County $72,524 +4.23% +5.17%

Trends in Harris County, TX Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $72,524, the median family income for Harris was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2019 $80,944 $76,727 $72,524
2018 $77,786 $73,170 $69,579
2017 $77,064 $73,147 $70,930
2016 $75,707 $71,406 $68,958
2015 $73,660 $70,483 $69,072
2014 $71,246 $67,917 $67,710
2013 $70,386 $67,284 $65,978
2012 $69,752 $66,671 $66,052
2011 $70,009 $66,091 $65,960
2010 $71,221 $66,481 $66,180
2009 $72,962 $67,616 $68,675

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Harris County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Harris County was $33,330 in 2019. Compared to the median Texas per capita income, Harris County median per capita income is $1,063 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Harris County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Harris County Texas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Texas $32,267 +3.43% +5.48%
Harris County $33,330 +4.61% +2.59%

Trends in Harris County, TX Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $33,330, the per capita income for Harris was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2019 $35,672 $32,267 $33,330
2018 $34,444 $31,196 $31,860
2017 $33,788 $30,793 $32,244
2016 $33,163 $30,591 $32,489
2015 $32,351 $30,442 $32,487
2014 $31,228 $29,321 $31,803
2013 $30,982 $28,940 $30,889
2012 $30,476 $28,289 $30,293
2011 $30,425 $28,117 $30,238
2010 $30,622 $28,041 $29,791
2009 $31,545 $28,760 $31,319

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