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Wausau Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wausau Wisconsin metro area was $58,173 in 2017, the latest figures available. Wausau median household income is $1,132 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $2,163 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Wausau median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Wausau are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%
Wausau $58,173 +3.97% +5.30%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wausau is $58,173. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $63,260 and is now $5,087 (8.04%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,424 in 2013, real median household income for Wausau has now grown by $3,749 (6.89%).

Real Median Household Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2017 $60,336 $59,305 $58,173
2016 $58,856 $58,033 $55,952
2015 $57,709 $57,568 $57,618
2014 $55,613 $54,540 $55,243
2013 $55,072 $54,247 $54,424
2012 $54,948 $54,614 $56,069
2011 $55,162 $55,045 $56,447
2010 $56,388 $55,210 $55,610
2009 $57,519 $57,257 $56,892
2008 $59,382 $59,456 $62,372
2007 $60,135 $59,943 $63,260
2006 $59,051 $59,442 $61,478

Wausau Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wausau was $75,220 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Wausau median family income is $193 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Wausau will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%
Wausau $75,220 +6.87% +3.15%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wausau is $75,220. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $76,855 and is now $1,635 (2.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,292 in 2012, real median family income for Wausau has now grown by $10,928 (17.00%).

Real Median Family Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2017 $73,891 $75,413 $75,220
2016 $72,591 $74,459 $70,387
2015 $70,627 $73,328 $71,356
2014 $68,313 $69,636 $72,922
2013 $67,488 $69,162 $67,172
2012 $66,880 $69,690 $64,292
2011 $67,126 $69,613 $68,636
2010 $68,289 $69,955 $69,165
2009 $69,958 $71,740 $72,947
2008 $72,321 $74,896 $76,691
2007 $72,500 $74,433 $76,855
2006 $71,330 $73,899 $74,473

Wausau Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wausau was $32,126 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Wausau median per capita income is $128 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Wausau will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wausau Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%
Wausau $32,126 +6.41% +12.43%

Trends in Wausau, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,126, the per capita income for Wausau was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Wausau, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wausau

Date US Wisconsin Wausau
2017 $32,397 $31,998 $32,126
2016 $31,798 $31,567 $30,192
2015 $31,019 $30,588 $31,123
2014 $29,942 $29,241 $28,573
2013 $29,706 $28,930 $28,556
2012 $29,221 $28,873 $30,803
2011 $29,173 $28,631 $28,527
2010 $29,361 $28,684 $26,767
2009 $30,246 $29,660 $29,725
2008 $31,488 $30,738 $29,979
2007 $31,629 $30,806 $31,486
2006 $30,795 $30,317 $29,182