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Arlington County Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Arlington County Virginia area was $117,237 in 2017, the latest figures available. Arlington County median household income is $45,702 higher than the median Virginia household income and $56,901 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Arlington County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Arlington County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Arlington County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Virginia $71,535 +2.81% +6.34%
Arlington County $117,237 +3.97% +3.52%

Trends in Arlington County, VA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $117,237, the median household income for Arlington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2017 $60,336 $71,535 $117,237
2016 $58,856 $69,579 $112,763
2015 $57,709 $68,560 $110,471
2014 $55,613 $67,268 $113,249
2013 $55,072 $66,050 $108,037
2012 $54,948 $66,040 $107,469
2011 $55,162 $67,592 $110,031
2010 $56,388 $68,362 $107,022
2009 $57,519 $67,951 $110,199
2008 $59,382 $69,887 $115,469
2007 $60,135 $70,590 $112,443
2006 $59,051 $68,589 $106,460

Arlington County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Arlington County was $154,926 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Arlington County median family income is $68,647 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Arlington County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Arlington County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Virginia $86,279 +1.39% +6.33%
Arlington County $154,926 +0.21% +8.84%

Trends in Arlington County, VA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Arlington is $154,926. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $156,383 and is now $1,457 (0.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $131,359 in 2010, real median family income for Arlington has now grown by $23,567 (17.94%).

Real Median Family Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2017 $73,891 $86,279 $154,926
2016 $72,591 $85,098 $154,598
2015 $70,627 $83,191 $148,832
2014 $68,313 $81,144 $142,343
2013 $67,488 $79,603 $149,838
2012 $66,880 $79,671 $146,770
2011 $67,126 $81,375 $144,061
2010 $68,289 $81,660 $131,359
2009 $69,958 $81,626 $156,383
2008 $72,321 $83,536 $151,521
2007 $72,500 $84,021 $150,727
2006 $71,330 $81,519 $141,516

Arlington County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Arlington County was $69,413 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Arlington County median per capita income is $31,971 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Arlington County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Arlington County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Virginia $37,442 +1.24% +6.09%
Arlington County $69,413 +3.91% +7.15%

Trends in Arlington County, VA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $69,413, the per capita income for Arlington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2017 $32,397 $37,442 $69,413
2016 $31,798 $36,985 $66,802
2015 $31,019 $35,986 $66,658
2014 $29,942 $35,293 $64,779
2013 $29,706 $34,935 $67,770
2012 $29,221 $34,781 $63,007
2011 $29,173 $35,087 $66,664
2010 $29,361 $35,281 $62,423
2009 $30,246 $35,711 $62,970
2008 $31,488 $37,044 $67,450
2007 $31,629 $36,950 $67,130
2006 $30,795 $36,440 $65,257