Change Indicator

Median household income in Washington

Median household income

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The annual income level at which half of all households in the area have more income and half have less. These are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation).

Data Source

Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM). Data were retrieved in June 2024 from


Data last updated in June 2024 by Washington KIDS COUNT.

"The estimation relies on both 1990 and 2000 census data and on the Census Bureau's American Community Surveys' estimates for 2006-2010. These estimates are based on past relationships between available socioeconomic data and county-level median household income. The estimates shown may differ from other median household income data developed from the Office of Financial Management's State Population Survey, Bureau of the Census surveys, or other sources. Survey data, which are subject to sampling variability and bias, are not necessarily more correct than the estimate data. For small counties, the estimated series may show large variations during certain periods," published online at

Last Updated

June 2024