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Real Median Household Income (2016 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.

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metro Average — Percent Change Since 2013

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level & Growth

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2017 $63,404 16 San Jose $117,474 Sacramento $67,902 16th
(down from 14th)
2016 $62,693 14 San Jose $112,384 Sacramento $65,417
Growth* Percent Change 2016-17 2.4% 25 San Jose 5.5% Denver 3.6% 25th
(down from 24th)
Percent Change 2015-16 2.2% 24 San Jose 5.3% Providence 3.1%

* 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 (2016 $) - 2017


Real Median Household Income (2016 $) - 2016