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Wisconsin Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Wisconsin was $59,305 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Wisconsin median household income is $1,031 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Wisconsin household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Wisconsin median family income and per capita income for Wisconsin are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%

Wisconsin Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Wisconsin is $59,305. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $59,943 and is now $638 (1.06%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,247 in 2013, real median household income for Wisconsin has now grown by $5,058 (9.32%).

Real Median Household Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2017 $60,336 $59,305
2016 $58,856 $58,033
2015 $57,709 $57,568
2014 $55,613 $54,540
2013 $55,072 $54,247
2012 $54,948 $54,614
2011 $55,162 $55,045
2010 $56,388 $55,210
2009 $57,519 $57,257
2008 $59,382 $59,456
2007 $60,135 $59,943
2006 $59,051 $59,442
2005 $58,185 $59,271

Wisconsin Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Wisconsin was $75,413 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Wisconsin median family income is $1,522 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 Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%

Wisconsin Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $75,413, the median family income for Wisconsin was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2017 $73,891 $75,413
2016 $72,591 $74,459
2015 $70,627 $73,328
2014 $68,313 $69,636
2013 $67,488 $69,162
2012 $66,880 $69,690
2011 $67,126 $69,613
2010 $68,289 $69,955
2009 $69,958 $71,740
2008 $72,321 $74,896
2007 $72,500 $74,433
2006 $71,330 $73,899
2005 $70,252 $73,794

Wisconsin Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Wisconsin was $31,998 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Wisconsin per capita income is $399 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%

Wisconsin Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $31,998, the per capita income for Wisconsin was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin
2017 $32,397 $31,998
2016 $31,798 $31,567
2015 $31,019 $30,588
2014 $29,942 $29,241
2013 $29,706 $28,930
2012 $29,221 $28,873
2011 $29,173 $28,631
2010 $29,361 $28,684
2009 $30,246 $29,660
2008 $31,488 $30,738
2007 $31,629 $30,806
2006 $30,795 $30,317
2005 $31,501 $31,156