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Kanawha County West Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Kanawha County West Virginia area was $47,759 in 2019, the latest figures available. Kanawha County median household income is $1,091 lower than the median West Virginia household income and $17,953 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Kanawha County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Kanawha County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Kanawha County West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
West Virginia $48,850 +8.81% +5.69%
Kanawha County $47,759 +14.02% -0.38%

Trends in Kanawha County, WV Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Kanawha is $47,759. Real median household income peaked in 2012 at $52,335 and is now $4,576 (8.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $41,887 in 2018, real median household income for Kanawha has now grown by $5,872 (14.02%).

Real Median Household Income: Kanawha County, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Kanawha County

Date US West Virginia Kanawha County
2019 $65,712 $48,850 $47,759
2018 $63,059 $44,896 $41,887
2017 $62,927 $45,335 $44,009
2016 $61,383 $46,221 $47,942
2015 $60,187 $45,343 $48,590
2014 $58,001 $44,383 $47,763
2013 $57,437 $45,348 $50,924
2012 $57,307 $44,841 $52,335
2011 $57,531 $43,838 $45,486
2010 $58,809 $44,910 $51,086
2009 $59,988 $44,716 $50,121

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Kanawha County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Kanawha County was $60,068 in 2019. Compared to the median West Virginia family income, Kanawha County median family income is $852 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Kanawha County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Kanawha County West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
West Virginia $60,920 +3.67% +0.85%
Kanawha County $60,068 -1.64% -9.78%

Trends in Kanawha County, WV Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Kanawha is $60,068. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $66,581 and is now $6,513 (9.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,088 in 2017, real median family income for Kanawha has now grown by $3,980 (7.10%).

Real Median Family Income: Kanawha County, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Kanawha County

Date US West Virginia Kanawha County
2019 $80,944 $60,920 $60,068
2018 $77,786 $58,764 $61,068
2017 $77,064 $58,494 $56,088
2016 $75,707 $60,409 $66,581
2015 $73,660 $57,692 $60,002
2014 $71,246 $56,656 $56,177
2013 $70,386 $56,718 $62,603
2012 $69,752 $57,250 $64,701
2011 $70,009 $56,610 $64,120
2010 $71,221 $57,494 $63,831
2009 $72,962 $56,928 $61,915

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Kanawha County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Kanawha County was $29,608 in 2019. Compared to the median West Virginia per capita income, Kanawha County median per capita income is $2,162 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Kanawha County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Kanawha County West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
West Virginia $27,446 +2.98% +4.01%
Kanawha County $29,608 +0.03% -1.42%

Trends in Kanawha County, WV Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Kanawha is $29,608. Real per capita income peaked in 2009 at $32,694 and is now $3,086 (9.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,686 in 2017, real per capita income for Kanawha has now grown by $1,922 (6.94%).

Real Per Capita Income: Kanawha County, West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Kanawha County

Date US West Virginia Kanawha County
2019 $35,672 $27,446 $29,608
2018 $34,444 $26,653 $29,598
2017 $33,788 $25,529 $27,686
2016 $33,163 $26,388 $30,033
2015 $32,351 $25,401 $28,287
2014 $31,228 $24,553 $28,148
2013 $30,982 $25,458 $31,134
2012 $30,476 $24,999 $31,654
2011 $30,425 $25,131 $30,014
2010 $30,622 $24,622 $29,697
2009 $31,545 $25,423 $32,694

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