Title: Real Median Household Income in Connecticut
Series ID: MEHOINUSCTA672N
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Release: Income and Poverty in the United States
Seasonal Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
Frequency: Annual
Units: 2019 CPI-U-RS Adjusted Dollars
Date Range: 1984-01-01 to 2019-01-01
Last Updated: 2020-09-16 1:56 PM CDT
Notes: Household data are collected as of March.
Consumer Price Index research series using current methods (CPI-U-RS)
presents an estimate of the CPI for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) that
incorporates most of the improvements made over that time span into
the entire series. More information can be found at
https://www.bls.gov/cpi/research-series/home.htm.
As stated in the Census's "Source and Accuracy of Estimates for
Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States:
2011" (http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/p60_243sa.pdf):
Estimation of Median Incomes. The Census Bureau has changed the
methodology for computing median income over time. The Census Bureau
has computed medians using either Pareto interpolation or linear
interpolation. Currently, we are using linear interpolation to
estimate all medians. Pareto interpolation assumes a decreasing
density of population within an income interval, whereas linear
interpolation assumes a constant density of population within an
income interval. The Census Bureau calculated estimates of median
income and associated standard errors for 1979 through 1987 using
Pareto interpolation if the estimate was larger than $20,000 for
people or $40,000 for families and households. This is because the
width of the income interval containing the estimate is greater than
$2,500.
We calculated estimates of median income and associated standard
errors for 1976, 1977, and 1978 using Pareto interpolation if the
estimate was larger than $12,000 for people or $18,000 for families
and households. This is because the width of the income interval
containing the estimate is greater than $1,000. All other estimates of
median income and associated standard errors for 1976 through 2011
(2012 ASEC) and almost all of the estimates of median income and
associated standard errors for 1975 and earlier were calculated using
linear interpolation.
Thus, use caution when comparing median incomes above $12,000 for
people or $18,000 for families and households for different years.
Median incomes below those levels are more comparable from year to
year since they have always been calculated using linear
interpolation. For an indication of the comparability of medians
calculated using Pareto interpolation with medians calculated using
linear interpolation, see Series P-60, Number 114, Money Income in
1976 of Families and Persons in the United States
(www2.census.gov/prod2/popscan/p60-114.pdf).
DATE VALUE
1984-01-01 70390
1985-01-01 70642
1986-01-01 73069
1987-01-01 70943
1988-01-01 75452
1989-01-01 84485
1990-01-01 73949
1991-01-01 77382
1992-01-01 73152
1993-01-01 69038
1994-01-01 70332
1995-01-01 67250
1996-01-01 68559
1997-01-01 70082
1998-01-01 73112
1999-01-01 77875
2000-01-01 74693
2001-01-01 77221
2002-01-01 76080
2003-01-01 76589
2004-01-01 74757
2005-01-01 74585
2006-01-01 79322
2007-01-01 79281
2008-01-01 76993
2009-01-01 77463
2010-01-01 77554
2011-01-01 74520
2012-01-01 71671
2013-01-01 76170
2014-01-01 75842
2015-01-01 78655
2016-01-01 80886
2017-01-01 77494
2018-01-01 74131
2019-01-01 87291