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Madison Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Madison Wisconsin metro area was $70,463 in 2018, the latest figures available. Madison median household income is $9,690 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $8,526 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Madison median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Madison are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Madison Wisconsin

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Wisconsin $60,773 +0.04% +3.06%
Madison $70,463 -3.53% +3.59%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Madison is $70,463. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $73,039 and is now $2,576 (3.53%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2018 $61,937 $60,773 $70,463
2017 $61,807 $60,751 $73,039
2016 $60,291 $59,448 $71,676
2015 $59,116 $58,970 $68,018
2014 $56,969 $55,870 $64,662
2013 $56,415 $55,569 $64,206
2012 $56,288 $55,946 $64,531
2011 $56,507 $56,388 $66,770
2010 $57,762 $56,556 $66,473
2009 $58,921 $58,653 $66,533
2008 $60,829 $60,905 $71,142
2007 $61,601 $61,404 $72,489

Madison Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Madison was $94,685 in 2018. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Madison median family income is $17,871 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Madison will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Madison Wisconsin

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Wisconsin $76,814 -0.57% +2.26%
Madison $94,685 +1.58% +6.29%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $94,685, the median family income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2018 $76,401 $76,814 $94,685
2017 $75,692 $77,251 $93,216
2016 $74,360 $76,274 $92,711
2015 $72,348 $75,115 $89,080
2014 $69,978 $71,334 $83,650
2013 $69,134 $70,848 $84,501
2012 $68,512 $71,390 $86,027
2011 $68,763 $71,310 $86,894
2010 $69,953 $71,660 $87,835
2009 $71,663 $73,489 $89,000
2008 $74,083 $76,721 $92,523
2007 $74,267 $76,247 $92,544

Madison Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Madison was $39,311 in 2018. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Madison median per capita income is $6,279 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Madison will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Madison Wisconsin

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Wisconsin $33,032 +0.77% +5.42%
Madison $39,311 +2.42% +5.26%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $39,311, the per capita income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2018 $33,831 $33,032 $39,311
2017 $33,187 $32,778 $38,382
2016 $32,573 $32,336 $38,461
2015 $31,775 $31,334 $37,348
2014 $30,672 $29,954 $34,866
2013 $30,431 $29,636 $35,096
2012 $29,934 $29,578 $34,731
2011 $29,884 $29,329 $35,472
2010 $30,077 $29,383 $34,929
2009 $30,984 $30,383 $36,199
2008 $32,255 $31,487 $37,181
2007 $32,400 $31,557 $37,559