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Benton County Washington Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Benton County Washington area was $63,346 in 2017, the latest figures available. Benton County median household income is $7,633 lower than the median Washington household income and $3,010 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Benton County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Benton County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Benton County Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Washington $70,979 +3.54% +11.60%
Benton County $63,346 -0.79% +5.21%

Trends in Benton County, WA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Benton is $63,346. Real median household income peaked in 2011 at $67,383 and is now $4,037 (5.99%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,211 in 2014, real median household income for Benton has now grown by $3,135 (5.21%).

Real Median Household Income: Benton County, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Benton County

Date US Washington Benton County
2017 $60,336 $70,979 $63,346
2016 $58,856 $68,550 $63,853
2015 $57,709 $66,353 $64,651
2014 $55,613 $63,603 $60,211
2013 $55,072 $61,559 $62,183
2012 $54,948 $61,581 $61,796
2011 $55,162 $62,080 $67,383
2010 $56,388 $62,680 $67,339
2009 $57,519 $64,765 $65,806
2008 $59,382 $66,286 $62,515
2007 $60,135 $65,884 $60,993
2006 $59,051 $64,087 $61,777

Benton County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Benton County was $75,938 in 2017. Compared to the median Washington family income, Benton County median family income is $8,656 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Benton County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Benton County Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Washington $84,594 +1.94% +10.01%
Benton County $75,938 -4.42% +12.31%

Trends in Benton County, WA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Benton is $75,938. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $79,451 and is now $3,513 (4.42%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Benton County, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Benton County

Date US Washington Benton County
2017 $73,891 $84,594 $75,938
2016 $72,591 $82,981 $79,451
2015 $70,627 $79,623 $74,015
2014 $68,313 $76,898 $67,613
2013 $67,488 $75,225 $70,312
2012 $66,880 $74,806 $77,930
2011 $67,126 $74,961 $78,833
2010 $68,289 $75,859 $78,068
2009 $69,958 $78,293 $79,037
2008 $72,321 $80,461 $76,813
2007 $72,500 $78,981 $79,241
2006 $71,330 $77,642 $76,083

Benton County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Benton County was $31,137 in 2017. Compared to the median Washington per capita income, Benton County median per capita income is $5,838 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Benton County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Benton County Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Washington $36,975 +2.59% +12.04%
Benton County $31,137 +0.59% +5.57%

Trends in Benton County, WA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Benton is $31,137. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $31,616 and is now $479 (1.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,487 in 2008, real per capita income for Benton has now grown by $1,650 (5.60%).

Real Per Capita Income: Benton County, Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Benton County

Date US Washington Benton County
2017 $32,397 $36,975 $31,137
2016 $31,798 $36,043 $30,955
2015 $31,019 $34,647 $29,587
2014 $29,942 $33,002 $29,494
2013 $29,706 $32,328 $30,028
2012 $29,221 $31,940 $31,165
2011 $29,173 $31,980 $29,718
2010 $29,361 $31,958 $30,712
2009 $30,246 $33,039 $29,972
2008 $31,488 $34,482 $29,487
2007 $31,629 $34,402 $30,116
2006 $30,795 $33,329 $30,289