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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 $75,545 in 2019, the latest figures available. Madison median household income is $11,377 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $9,833 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Madison median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Madison are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Madison Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Wisconsin $64,168 +3.71% +6.02%
Madison $75,545 +5.30% +3.52%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $75,545, the median household income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2019 $65,712 $64,168 $75,545
2018 $63,059 $61,874 $71,740
2017 $62,927 $61,851 $74,362
2016 $61,383 $60,524 $72,974
2015 $60,187 $60,040 $69,251
2014 $58,001 $56,882 $65,834
2013 $57,437 $56,576 $65,369
2012 $57,307 $56,959 $65,699
2011 $57,531 $57,409 $67,980
2010 $58,809 $57,581 $67,678
2009 $59,988 $59,716 $67,738

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Madison Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Madison was $100,556 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Madison median family income is $18,727 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Madison will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Madison Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Wisconsin $81,829 +4.63% +5.38%
Madison $100,556 +4.31% +6.53%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $100,556, the median family income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2019 $80,944 $81,829 $100,556
2018 $77,786 $78,206 $96,401
2017 $77,064 $78,651 $94,905
2016 $75,707 $77,655 $94,390
2015 $73,660 $76,477 $90,695
2014 $71,246 $72,626 $85,165
2013 $70,386 $72,132 $86,032
2012 $69,752 $72,683 $87,584
2011 $70,009 $72,603 $88,468
2010 $71,221 $72,959 $89,427
2009 $72,962 $74,820 $90,613

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Madison Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Madison was $41,254 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Madison median per capita income is $6,686 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Madison will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Madison Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Wisconsin $34,568 +2.79% +5.00%
Madison $41,254 +3.08% +5.36%

Trends in Madison, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $41,254, the per capita income for Madison was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Madison, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Madison

Date US Wisconsin Madison
2019 $35,672 $34,568 $41,254
2018 $34,444 $33,631 $40,023
2017 $33,788 $33,372 $39,078
2016 $33,163 $32,922 $39,157
2015 $32,351 $31,902 $38,025
2014 $31,228 $30,497 $35,498
2013 $30,982 $30,173 $35,732
2012 $30,476 $30,113 $35,360
2011 $30,425 $29,860 $36,115
2010 $30,622 $29,916 $35,562
2009 $31,545 $30,934 $36,855

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