Median Income Estimates

Summary: Median family income estimates

This database includes median family income estimates (MFI's) established by HUD.  See Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) for area definitions. Counties are generally aggregated into metropolitan areas and data reported reflect metropolitan area median income, not that for a member county. For example, in the case of California, income data reported for San Mateo County reflects San Francisco metropolitan area (San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo counties) median income, not that for an individual county.


Median income estimates are based on decennial Census data, Census Current Population Surveys (CPS), American Community Surveys (ACS) for changes to state-level income, and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for county-level changes to wages.



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Geographic Coverage: Metropolitan Area, Counties, City or Other Local Government

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 1999 - 2017

Data Source: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Updated:  Apr. 25, 2017 Next update: Jul. 01, 2018

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