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Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Washington Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Washington metro area was $82,133 in 2017, the latest figures available. Seattle median household income is $11,154 higher than the median Washington household income and $21,797 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Seattle median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Seattle Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Washington $70,979 +3.54% +11.60%
Seattle $82,133 +2.28% +11.18%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $82,133, the median household income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2017 $60,336 $70,979 $82,133
2016 $58,856 $68,550 $80,303
2015 $57,709 $66,353 $77,944
2014 $55,613 $63,603 $73,871
2013 $55,072 $61,559 $71,123
2012 $54,948 $61,581 $70,250
2011 $55,162 $62,080 $69,999
2010 $56,388 $62,680 $71,082
2009 $57,519 $64,765 $73,332
2008 $59,382 $66,286 $75,858
2007 $60,135 $65,884 $75,726
2006 $59,051 $64,087 $73,934

Seattle Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Seattle was $100,630 in 2017. Compared to the median Washington family income, Seattle median family income is $16,036 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Seattle will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Seattle Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Washington $84,594 +1.94% +10.01%
Seattle $100,630 +2.95% +10.89%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $100,630, the median family income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2017 $73,891 $84,594 $100,630
2016 $72,591 $82,981 $97,746
2015 $70,627 $79,623 $94,283
2014 $68,313 $76,898 $90,745
2013 $67,488 $75,225 $87,244
2012 $66,880 $74,806 $86,473
2011 $67,126 $74,961 $86,468
2010 $68,289 $75,859 $86,617
2009 $69,958 $78,293 $90,364
2008 $72,321 $80,461 $92,436
2007 $72,500 $78,981 $92,711
2006 $71,330 $77,642 $89,948

Seattle Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Seattle was $43,203 in 2017. Compared to the median Washington per capita income, Seattle median per capita income is $6,228 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Seattle will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Seattle Washington

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Washington $36,975 +2.59% +12.04%
Seattle $43,203 +1.70% +13.11%

Trends in Seattle, WA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $43,203, the per capita income for Seattle was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Seattle, Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Seattle

Date US Washington Seattle
2017 $32,397 $36,975 $43,203
2016 $31,798 $36,043 $42,479
2015 $31,019 $34,647 $40,510
2014 $29,942 $33,002 $38,197
2013 $29,706 $32,328 $37,711
2012 $29,221 $31,940 $36,763
2011 $29,173 $31,980 $36,743
2010 $29,361 $31,958 $36,507
2009 $30,246 $33,039 $38,221
2008 $31,488 $34,482 $40,179
2007 $31,629 $34,402 $39,982
2006 $30,795 $33,329 $38,680