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Washington Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Washington was $70,979 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Washington median household income is $10,643 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Washington household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Washington median family income and per capita income for Washington are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Washington $70,979 +3.54% +11.60%

Washington Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $70,979, the median household income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2017 $60,336 $70,979
2016 $58,856 $68,550
2015 $57,709 $66,353
2014 $55,613 $63,603
2013 $55,072 $61,559
2012 $54,948 $61,581
2011 $55,162 $62,080
2010 $56,388 $62,680
2009 $57,519 $64,765
2008 $59,382 $66,286
2007 $60,135 $65,884
2006 $59,051 $64,087
2005 $58,185 $61,985

Washington Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Washington was $84,594 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Washington median family income is $10,703 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Washington $84,594 +1.94% +10.01%

Washington Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $84,594, the median family income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2017 $73,891 $84,594
2016 $72,591 $82,981
2015 $70,627 $79,623
2014 $68,313 $76,898
2013 $67,488 $75,225
2012 $66,880 $74,806
2011 $67,126 $74,961
2010 $68,289 $75,859
2009 $69,958 $78,293
2008 $72,321 $80,461
2007 $72,500 $78,981
2006 $71,330 $77,642
2005 $70,252 $75,594

Washington Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Washington was $36,975 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Washington per capita income is $4,578 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Washington $36,975 +2.59% +12.04%

Washington Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $36,975, the per capita income for Washington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Washington

Date US Washington
2017 $32,397 $36,975
2016 $31,798 $36,043
2015 $31,019 $34,647
2014 $29,942 $33,002
2013 $29,706 $32,328
2012 $29,221 $31,940
2011 $29,173 $31,980
2010 $29,361 $31,958
2009 $30,246 $33,039
2008 $31,488 $34,482
2007 $31,629 $34,402
2006 $30,795 $33,329
2005 $31,501 $33,548