Sacramento Business Journal - April 27, 2006
Region's median income on the rise
Sacramento Business Journal - 11:59 AM PDT Thursdayby Mark AndersonStaff writer
Median family income rose 3.15 percent over the past year in the Sacramento area, based on Department of Housing and Urban Development figures for 2006.
Median family income for the Sacramento Metropolitan Statistical Area is $65,400, up from $63,400 in HUD's 2005 estimates.
The median means that half the households in the region make more and half make less.
The highest median-income metropolitan area in the country is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, with a median income of $97,100, up 3.4 percent from the previous year. The second highest in the country was Bridgeport-Stamford, Conn. which had a median income of $95,900.
The median income in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City was $91,200. Santa Barbara-Santa Maria's median income is $65,800. The median in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos was $64,900.
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