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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 $119,755 in 2019, the latest figures available. Arlington County median household income is $43,299 higher than the median Virginia household income and $54,043 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Arlington County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Arlington County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Arlington County Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Virginia $76,456 +3.47% +5.36%
Arlington County $119,755 -3.90% +1.83%

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

The current median household income for Arlington is $119,755. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $124,612 and is now $4,857 (3.90%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2019 $65,712 $76,456 $119,755
2018 $63,059 $73,892 $124,612
2017 $62,927 $74,606 $122,271
2016 $61,383 $72,566 $117,603
2015 $60,187 $71,504 $115,214
2014 $58,001 $70,156 $118,112
2013 $57,437 $68,887 $112,676
2012 $57,307 $68,875 $112,084
2011 $57,531 $70,495 $114,756
2010 $58,809 $71,298 $111,618
2009 $59,988 $70,869 $114,931

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Arlington County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Arlington County was $160,454 in 2019. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Arlington County median family income is $66,957 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Arlington County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Arlington County Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Virginia $93,497 +3.26% +5.35%
Arlington County $160,454 +1.93% -0.48%

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

The current median family income for Arlington is $160,454. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $163,098 and is now $2,644 (1.62%) lower. From a post peak low of $137,000 in 2010, real median family income for Arlington has now grown by $23,454 (17.12%).

Real Median Family Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2019 $80,944 $93,497 $160,454
2018 $77,786 $90,541 $157,410
2017 $77,064 $89,983 $161,578
2016 $75,707 $88,751 $161,234
2015 $73,660 $86,764 $155,222
2014 $71,246 $84,628 $148,456
2013 $70,386 $83,021 $156,273
2012 $69,752 $83,092 $153,071
2011 $70,009 $84,870 $150,248
2010 $71,221 $85,166 $137,000
2009 $72,962 $85,131 $163,098

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Arlington County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Arlington County was $74,537 in 2019. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Arlington County median per capita income is $33,902 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Arlington County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Arlington County Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Virginia $40,635 +2.60% +5.35%
Arlington County $74,537 +3.02% +6.99%

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

At $74,537, the per capita income for Arlington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Arlington County, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Arlington County

Date US Virginia Arlington County
2019 $35,672 $40,635 $74,537
2018 $34,444 $39,605 $72,349
2017 $33,788 $39,050 $72,393
2016 $33,163 $38,573 $69,669
2015 $32,351 $37,531 $69,521
2014 $31,228 $36,809 $67,561
2013 $30,982 $36,435 $70,681
2012 $30,476 $36,274 $65,713
2011 $30,425 $36,594 $69,527
2010 $30,622 $36,796 $65,104
2009 $31,545 $37,244 $65,674

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