Median income of black private households in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018
(in 2018 U.S. dollars)
Household income of black families in the U.S. 1990-2018
This statistic shows the household income of black families in the United States from 1990 to 2018. The median income in 2018 was at 41,361 U.S. dollars for black households.
Median income of black private households in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018
(in 2018 U.S. dollars)
Median income in 2018 CPI-U-RS adjusted U.S. dollars
201841,361
201740,324
201640,339
201538,178
201436,689
201337,232
201235,641
201135,203
201036,195
200937,319
200839,054
200740,196
200638,963
200538,828
200439,151
200339,607
200239,661
200140,902
200042,348
199941,192
199838,212
199738,269
199636,649
199535,880
199434,503
199332,721
199232,210
199133,103
199034,068
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Income in 2018 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars.
Medians are calculated using 2,500 U.S. dollars income intervals. Beginning with 2009 income data, the Census Bureau expanded the upper income intervals used to calculate medians to 250,000 U.S. dollars or more. Medians falling in the upper open-ended interval are plugged with “$250,000.” Before 2009, the upper open-ended interval was 100,000 U.S. dollars and a plug of “$100,000” was used. 1990-2001: White, not Hispanic.
2002-2018: White alone, not Hispanic. 1990-2001: Black.
2002-2018: Black alone.

Household income of black families in the U.S. 1990-2018
This statistic shows the household income of black families in the United States from 1990 to 2018. The median income in 2018 was at 41,361 U.S. dollars for black households.
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