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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 $58,645 in 2017, the latest figures available. Harris County median household income is $561 lower than the median Texas household income and $1,691 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Harris County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Harris County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Harris County Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Texas $59,206 +2.46% +7.71%
Harris County $58,645 +1.83% +4.44%

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

The current median household income for Harris is $58,645. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $59,779 and is now $1,134 (1.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,860 in 2012, real median household income for Harris has now grown by $3,785 (6.90%).

Real Median Household Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2017 $60,336 $59,206 $58,645
2016 $58,856 $57,782 $57,590
2015 $57,709 $57,583 $58,593
2014 $55,613 $54,968 $56,153
2013 $55,072 $54,496 $55,324
2012 $54,948 $54,273 $54,860
2011 $55,162 $53,950 $55,628
2010 $56,388 $54,775 $56,811
2009 $57,519 $55,271 $57,915
2008 $59,382 $57,115 $59,779
2007 $60,135 $56,352 $59,182
2006 $59,051 $54,750 $57,439

Harris County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Harris County was $68,010 in 2017. Compared to the median Texas family income, Harris County median family income is $2,126 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Harris County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Harris County Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Texas $70,136 +2.44% +7.70%
Harris County $68,010 +2.86% +4.76%

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

The current median family income for Harris is $68,010. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $68,855 and is now $845 (1.23%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2017 $73,891 $70,136 $68,010
2016 $72,591 $68,467 $66,119
2015 $70,627 $67,581 $66,228
2014 $68,313 $65,120 $64,922
2013 $67,488 $64,514 $63,261
2012 $66,880 $63,926 $63,332
2011 $67,126 $63,370 $63,244
2010 $68,289 $63,744 $63,455
2009 $69,958 $64,832 $65,847
2008 $72,321 $67,070 $68,855
2007 $72,500 $66,063 $67,508
2006 $71,330 $63,809 $65,544

Harris County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Harris County was $30,917 in 2017. Compared to the median Texas per capita income, Harris County median per capita income is $1,392 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Harris County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Harris County Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Texas $29,525 +0.66% +5.02%
Harris County $30,917 -0.75% +1.39%

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

The current per capita income for Harris is $30,917. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $31,684 and is now $767 (2.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,564 in 2010, real per capita income for Harris has now grown by $2,353 (8.24%).

Real Per Capita Income: Harris County, Texas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Harris County

Date US Texas Harris County
2017 $32,397 $29,525 $30,917
2016 $31,798 $29,332 $31,152
2015 $31,019 $29,188 $31,149
2014 $29,942 $28,114 $30,494
2013 $29,706 $27,749 $29,618
2012 $29,221 $27,125 $29,046
2011 $29,173 $26,960 $28,992
2010 $29,361 $26,887 $28,564
2009 $30,246 $27,576 $30,030
2008 $31,488 $28,643 $31,684
2007 $31,629 $28,370 $31,058
2006 $30,795 $27,424 $29,620