Median household income (County Health Rankings)

Median Household Income is the income ($) where half of households in a county earn more and half of households earn less. Income, defined as €œTotal income €, is the sum of the amounts reported separately for: wage or salary income; net self-employment income; interest, dividends, or net rental or royalty income or income from estates and trusts; Social Security or Railroad Retirement income; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); public assistance or welfare payments; retirement, survivor, or disability pensions; and all other income. Receipts from the following sources are not included as income: capital gains; money received from the sale of property (unless the recipient was engaged in the business of selling such property); the value of income €œin kind € from food stamps, public housing subsidies, medical care, employer contributions for individuals, etc.; withdrawal of bank deposits; money borrowed; tax refunds; exchange of money between relatives living in the same household; gifts and lump-sum inheritances, insurance payments, and other types of lump-sum receipts.

Measurement Period: 2016
Value: 63059

County

63059

State

National

HP 2020

  • 33044
  • 54608
  • 76173

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2016 63059
    2015 57881

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Marin, CA; Cabarrus, NC; Catawba, NC; Davidson, NC; Iredell, NC; Orange, NC; Randolph, NC;

  • 63059
    • 45939
    • 74713
    • 103488
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 43 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 11 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Cabarrus

    Shelby, AL; Marin, CA; Larimer, CO; Middlesex, CT; Tolland, CT; Johnson, IA; Linn, IA; McLean, IL; Sangamon, IL; LaPorte, IN; Tippecanoe, IN; Shawnee, KS; Hampshire, MA; York, ME; Clay, MO; Cabarrus, NC; Catawba, NC; Davidson, NC; Iredell, NC; Orange, NC; Randolph, NC; Cass, ND; Lancaster, NE; Merrimack, NH; Strafford, NH; Hunterdon, NJ; Greene, OH; Lake, OH; Licking, OH; Portage, OH; Warren, OH; Wood, OH; Butler, PA; Cumberland, PA; Dauphin, PA; Monroe, PA; Washington, RI; Lexington, SC; Minnehaha, SD; Alexandria, VA; Arlington, VA; Chittenden, VT; La Crosse, WI; Winnebago, WI;

Source

  • Data source: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates. Download source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration between RWJF and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Instit
    http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data

 
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