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West Virginia Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for West Virginia was $48,850 in 2019, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, West Virginia median household income is $16,862 lower. 2020 Census ACS data (including 2020 West Virginia household income numbers) will be released in September of 2021. West Virginia median family income and per capita income for West Virginia are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
West Virginia $48,850 +8.81% +5.69%

West Virginia Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $48,850, the median household income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2019 $65,712 $48,850
2018 $63,059 $44,896
2017 $62,927 $45,335
2016 $61,383 $46,221
2015 $60,187 $45,343
2014 $58,001 $44,383
2013 $57,437 $45,348
2012 $57,307 $44,841
2011 $57,531 $43,838
2010 $58,809 $44,910
2009 $59,988 $44,716

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West Virginia Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for West Virginia was $60,920 in 2019. Compared to the median US family income, West Virginia median family income is $20,024 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2020 family income data will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income in West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
West Virginia $60,920 +3.67% +0.85%

West Virginia Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $60,920, the median family income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2019 $80,944 $60,920
2018 $77,786 $58,764
2017 $77,064 $58,494
2016 $75,707 $60,409
2015 $73,660 $57,692
2014 $71,246 $56,656
2013 $70,386 $56,718
2012 $69,752 $57,250
2011 $70,009 $56,610
2010 $71,221 $57,494
2009 $72,962 $56,928

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West Virginia Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for West Virginia was $27,446 in 2019. Compared to the US per capita income, West Virginia per capita income is $8,226 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2020 will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income in West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
West Virginia $27,446 +2.98% +4.01%

West Virginia Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $27,446, the per capita income for West Virginia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for West Virginia

Date US West Virginia
2019 $35,672 $27,446
2018 $34,444 $26,653
2017 $33,788 $25,529
2016 $33,163 $26,388
2015 $32,351 $25,401
2014 $31,228 $24,553
2013 $30,982 $25,458
2012 $30,476 $24,999
2011 $30,425 $25,131
2010 $30,622 $24,622
2009 $31,545 $25,423

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