Median Household Income In September 2019

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Posted: Nov 01, 2019 9:28 AM

Median household income in the United States reached a new record high of $66,214 in September 2019, a 0.4% increase from Sentier Research's August 2019 estimate of $65,976.

The following chart shows the nominal (red) and inflation-adjusted (blue) trends for median household income in the United States from January 2000 through June 2019. The inflation-adjusted figures are presented in terms of constant September 2019 U.S. dollars.

The year-over-year growth rate for nominal median household income in the U.S. dipped slightly from August 2019's level of 5.3% to 5.1% in September 2019, which you can see as the red line in the following chart. After adjusting for inflation, that represents a change of just 0.1%, from 3.4% in August 2019 to 3.3% in September 2019, which is shown as the blue line in the following chart.