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Real Median Household Income (2015 dollars)

Median household income is the annual income of the household right in the middle — half the area's households earn more and half earn less. Changes in median household income typically represent what is happening to the standard of living of the middle class.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 $60,502 12 San Jose $101,980 Sacramento $62,813 12th
(up from 13th)
2014 $57,062 13 San Jose $96,596 Portland $60,320
Growth* Percent Change 2014-15 2.5% 9 Seattle 3.6% Sacramento 2.4% 9th
(up from 19th)
Percent Change 2013-14 0.5% 19 San Jose 2.9% Minneapolis 1.2%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Communiy Survey
Excel data: Median Household Income

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Real Median Household Income (2015 $) - 2015


Real Median Household Income (2015 $) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Real Median Household Income (2015 $) - Percent Change 2014-15


Real Median Household Income (2015 $) - Percent Change 2013-14