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 2020, the of Median Household Income in Alachua County was $51,475.00 compared to Florida at $48,038.00. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Median Household Income, Dollars, 2020
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Median Household Income, Single Year