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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 $71,301 in 2017, the latest figures available. Madison median household income is $11,996 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $10,965 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Madison median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Madison are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Madison Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%
Madison $71,301 +1.90% +12.96%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $71,301, the median household income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2017 $60,336 $59,305 $71,301
2016 $58,856 $58,033 $69,970
2015 $57,709 $57,568 $66,400
2014 $55,613 $54,540 $63,123
2013 $55,072 $54,247 $62,678
2012 $54,948 $54,614 $62,994
2011 $55,162 $55,045 $65,181
2010 $56,388 $55,210 $64,892
2009 $57,519 $57,257 $64,949
2008 $59,382 $59,456 $69,450
2007 $60,135 $59,943 $70,765
2006 $59,051 $59,442 $68,914

Madison Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Madison was $90,998 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Madison median family income is $15,585 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Madison will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Madison Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%
Madison $90,998 +0.54% +11.44%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $90,998, the median family income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2017 $73,891 $75,413 $90,998
2016 $72,591 $74,459 $90,505
2015 $70,627 $73,328 $86,961
2014 $68,313 $69,636 $81,659
2013 $67,488 $69,162 $82,490
2012 $66,880 $69,690 $83,978
2011 $67,126 $69,613 $84,825
2010 $68,289 $69,955 $85,745
2009 $69,958 $71,740 $86,882
2008 $72,321 $74,896 $90,322
2007 $72,500 $74,433 $90,342
2006 $71,330 $73,899 $90,798

Madison Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Madison was $37,469 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Madison median per capita income is $5,471 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Madison will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Madison Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%
Madison $37,469 -0.21% +10.09%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Madison is $37,469. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $37,546 and is now $77 (0.21%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2017 $32,397 $31,998 $37,469
2016 $31,798 $31,567 $37,546
2015 $31,019 $30,588 $36,459
2014 $29,942 $29,241 $34,036
2013 $29,706 $28,930 $34,260
2012 $29,221 $28,873 $33,904
2011 $29,173 $28,631 $34,627
2010 $29,361 $28,684 $34,098
2009 $30,246 $29,660 $35,337
2008 $31,488 $30,738 $36,296
2007 $31,629 $30,806 $36,665
2006 $30,795 $30,317 $36,612