Median Household Income (Census ACS)

Median Household Income (Census ACS)

Median household income is the amount which divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having incomes above the median, half having incomes below the median. Household income is the sum of money income received in the calendar year prior to the census by all household members 15 years old and over, including household members not related to the householder, people living alone, and other nonfamily household members. Included are in the total are 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.

The median household income is commonly used to provide data about the wealth of geographic areas. The median income is considered by many statisticians to be a better indicator than the average household income as it is not dramatically affected by unusually high or low values.

In 2022, the dollars of Median Household Income (Census ACS) in Alachua County was $60,993.00 compared to Florida at $57,350.00. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.

Alachua County is in the second quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the situation occurs less often in about one half of the counties, and it occurs more often in about one quarter of the counties.

The map illustrates county data by quartile. A quartile map is presented when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.

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Alachua County
Median Household Income (Census ACS), Single Year
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Median Household Income (Census ACS), Single Year  
AlachuaFlorida
Data YearDollars ($)Dollars ($)
2022$57,566.00$67,917.00
2021$53,314.00$61,777.00
2020$50,089.00$57,703.00
2019$49,689.00$55,660.00
2018$49,078.00$53,267.00
2017$45,478.00$50,883.00
2016$44,702.00$48,900.00
2015$43,073.00$47,507.00
2014$42,045.00$47,212.00
2013$42,149.00$46,956.00
2012$42,818.00$47,309.00
2011$41,373.00$47,827.00
2010$40,644.00$47,661.00
2009$39,345.00$47,450.00
Florida
Median Household Income (Census ACS), Dollars, 2022
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Median Household Income (Census ACS), Dollars, 2022  
CountyDollars ($)
Florida$67,917.00
Alachua$57,566.00
Baker$67,872.00
Bay$65,999.00
Bradford$54,759.00
Brevard$71,308.00
Broward$70,331.00
Calhoun$41,526.00
Charlotte$62,164.00
Citrus$52,569.00
Clay$82,242.00
Collier$82,011.00
Columbia$53,501.00
Miami-Dade$64,215.00
DeSoto$45,000.00
Dixie$45,057.00
Duval$65,579.00
Escambia$61,642.00
Flagler$69,251.00
Franklin$58,107.00
Gadsden$45,721.00
Gilchrist$56,823.00
Glades$37,221.00
Gulf$56,250.00
Hamilton$47,668.00
Hardee$44,665.00
Hendry$49,259.00
Hernando$59,202.00
Highlands$53,679.00
Hillsborough$70,612.00
Holmes$46,063.00
Indian River$67,543.00
Jackson$46,144.00
Jefferson$51,573.00
Lafayette$57,852.00
Lake$66,239.00
Lee$69,368.00
Leon$61,317.00
Levy$49,933.00
Liberty$51,723.00
Madison$43,386.00
Manatee$71,385.00
Marion$55,265.00
Martin$77,894.00
Monroe$80,111.00
Nassau$84,085.00
Okaloosa$73,988.00
Okeechobee$50,476.00
Orange$72,629.00
Osceola$64,312.00
Palm Beach$76,066.00
Pasco$63,187.00
Pinellas$66,406.00
Polk$60,901.00
Putnam$44,852.00
St. Johns$100,020.00
St. Lucie$66,154.00
Santa Rosa$84,715.00
Sarasota$77,213.00
Seminole$79,490.00
Sumter$70,105.00
Suwannee$49,729.00
Taylor$46,239.00
Union$64,043.00
Volusia$63,075.00
Wakulla$72,035.00
Walton$74,832.00
Washington$47,536.00
6/23/2024 8:43:33 PM

Data Note(s)


Data Source: United States Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, Table B19013

  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.

  • Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.

  • Quartiles are calculated when data is available for at least 51 counties.

  • MOV - Measure of Variability: Probable range of values resulting from random fluctuations in the number of events. Not calculated when numerator is below 5 or denominator is below 20, or count or rate is suppressed. The MOV is useful for comparing rates to a goal or standard. For example, if the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is less than the MOV, the county rate is not significantly different from the statewide rate (alpha level = 0.05). When the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is greater than the MOV, the county rate is significantly different from the statewide rate. MOV should not be used to determine if the rates of two different counties, or the county rates for two different years, are statistically significantly different.

  • Denom - abbreviated for Denominator.

  • Population estimates are not available for persons whose county of residence is unknown. Given this, the denominator and associated rate are not available.

  • * - Indicates the county rate is statistically significantly different from the statewide rate.

  • Median household income in dollars. Median household income, includes income of all persons 15 or older in household
  • Data displayed reflect the American Community Survey 5-year estimates for the year selected.
  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
  • Quartiles are calculated when data are available for at least 51 counties.
  • This is secondary, quantitative data.