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Waukesha County Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Waukesha County Wisconsin area was $82,248 in 2017, the latest figures available. Waukesha County median household income is $22,943 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $21,912 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Waukesha County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Waukesha County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Waukesha County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%
Waukesha County $82,248 -1.66% +4.34%

Trends in Waukesha County, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Waukesha is $82,248. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $86,024 and is now $3,776 (4.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $77,402 in 2012, real median household income for Waukesha has now grown by $4,846 (6.26%).

Real Median Household Income: Waukesha County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Waukesha County

Date US Wisconsin Waukesha County
2017 $60,336 $59,305 $82,248
2016 $58,856 $58,033 $83,639
2015 $57,709 $57,568 $80,458
2014 $55,613 $54,540 $78,825
2013 $55,072 $54,247 $79,438
2012 $54,948 $54,614 $77,402
2011 $55,162 $55,045 $79,258
2010 $56,388 $55,210 $79,788
2009 $57,519 $57,257 $83,226
2008 $59,382 $59,456 $86,024
2007 $60,135 $59,943 $85,418
2006 $59,051 $59,442 $84,580

Waukesha County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Waukesha County was $103,222 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Waukesha County median family income is $27,809 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Waukesha County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Waukesha County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%
Waukesha County $103,222 +2.37% +5.40%

Trends in Waukesha County, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $103,222, the median family income for Waukesha was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Waukesha County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Waukesha County

Date US Wisconsin Waukesha County
2017 $73,891 $75,413 $103,222
2016 $72,591 $74,459 $100,834
2015 $70,627 $73,328 $99,267
2014 $68,313 $69,636 $97,931
2013 $67,488 $69,162 $97,028
2012 $66,880 $69,690 $95,237
2011 $67,126 $69,613 $96,810
2010 $68,289 $69,955 $98,677
2009 $69,958 $71,740 $99,281
2008 $72,321 $74,896 $102,542
2007 $72,500 $74,433 $102,213
2006 $71,330 $73,899 $101,463

Waukesha County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Waukesha County was $43,402 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Waukesha County median per capita income is $11,404 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Waukesha County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Waukesha County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%
Waukesha County $43,402 -0.55% +6.45%

Trends in Waukesha County, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Waukesha is $43,402. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $43,640 and is now $238 (0.55%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Waukesha County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Waukesha County

Date US Wisconsin Waukesha County
2017 $32,397 $31,998 $43,402
2016 $31,798 $31,567 $43,640
2015 $31,019 $30,588 $42,336
2014 $29,942 $29,241 $40,771
2013 $29,706 $28,930 $39,451
2012 $29,221 $28,873 $38,309
2011 $29,173 $28,631 $38,914
2010 $29,361 $28,684 $39,310
2009 $30,246 $29,660 $41,244
2008 $31,488 $30,738 $41,544
2007 $31,629 $30,806 $42,550
2006 $30,795 $30,317 $41,948