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Mean Household Income by Quintile

Mean (average) household income by quintile. Each quintile contains 20% of households, with quintile 1 representing the 20% of households with the lowest income and quintile 5 representing the 20% with the highest income. The value given for each quintile represents the mean income for that quintile.

Bolded values indicate margins of error, hover over them to view in detail.

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YearByUnited StatesState of MissouriBoone CountyCity of ColumbiaColumbia Schools
2016 - 2020
Top 5%

$427,583

$349,533

$331,347

$338,855

$339,254

Upper 20%

$236,069

$195,397

$198,680

$203,299

$202,602

60% to 80%

$103,277

$89,320

$91,185

$87,478

$89,534

40% to 60%

$65,388

$57,612

$58,666

$53,305

$56,096

20% to 40%

$38,637

$34,946

$34,768

$30,556

$33,157

Bottom 20%

$14,364

$13,693

$12,955

$10,698

$11,955

2015 - 2019
Top 5%

$413,654

$339,267

$318,270

$333,846

$327,225

Upper 20%

$228,670

$190,290

$187,536

$194,474

$190,868

60% to 80%

$100,061

$86,972

$88,676

$87,363

$87,364

40% to 60%

$63,218

$55,905

$56,075

$52,171

$53,965

20% to 40%

$37,214

$33,855

$33,030

$29,861

$31,900

Bottom 20%

$13,870

$13,281

$11,876

$9,765

$11,053

2019
Top 5%

$430,662

$345,545

$311,154

$231,316

$310,398

Upper 20%

$238,035

$194,185

$191,150

$200,922

$192,435

60% to 80%

$103,917

$89,430

$90,627

$93,462

$90,178

40% to 60%

$66,006

$57,697

$58,475

$57,478

$56,549

20% to 40%

$39,139

$34,818

$34,396

$33,449

$33,800

Bottom 20%

$14,521

$13,294

$12,011

$10,707

$11,259

2014 - 2018
Top 5%

$395,416

$324,853

$310,186

$323,032

$322,294

Upper 20%

$219,085

$182,811

$181,914

$186,145

$185,817

60% to 80%

$96,117

$83,821

$86,254

$83,282

$85,041

40% to 60%

$60,602

$53,815

$54,394

$50,047

$52,434

20% to 40%

$35,601

$32,580

$31,981

$28,327

$30,811

Bottom 20%

$13,284

$12,699

$10,955

$8,753

$10,075

2018
Top 5%

$413,188

$335,634

$322,854

$329,729

$340,740

Upper 20%

$227,663

$188,554

$187,455

$191,488

$193,623

60% to 80%

$98,969

$85,344

$85,640

$83,706

$83,739

40% to 60%

$62,416

$54,745

$54,577

$51,245

$52,358

20% to 40%

$36,680

$33,365

$33,226

$30,763

$32,148

Bottom 20%

$13,593

$13,057

$13,324

$12,063

$12,627

2013 - 2017
Top 5%

$376,587

$309,278

$304,642

$323,614

$318,070

Upper 20%

$209,307

$174,940

$178,495

$185,130

$183,142

60% to 80%

$92,190

$80,542

$83,747

$81,573

$83,120

40% to 60%

$58,082

$51,769

$52,396

$48,071

$50,366

20% to 40%

$34,103

$31,301

$30,179

$26,217

$28,758

Bottom 20%

$12,730

$12,168

$9,617

$7,480

$8,731

2017
Top 5%

$393,368

$323,938

$295,515

$292,521

$302,064

Upper 20%

$217,964

$181,888

$178,554

$177,061

$181,416

60% to 80%

$95,627

$83,329

$83,569

$77,321

$81,575

40% to 60%

$60,377

$53,961

$52,093

$48,000

$50,228

20% to 40%

$35,515

$32,717

$32,279

$29,182

$31,336

Bottom 20%

$13,140

$12,902

$13,453

$11,359

$12,895

2012 - 2016
Top 5%

$358,316

$294,666

$308,354

$323,846

$325,793

Upper 20%

$200,035

$167,583

$176,064

$182,338

$181,882

60% to 80%

$88,586

$77,373

$80,792

$79,307

$80,531

40% to 60%

$55,754

$49,649

$50,616

$45,976

$48,478

20% to 40%

$32,709

$29,887

$28,624

$24,670

$27,144

Bottom 20%

$12,243

$11,558

$8,893

$7,085

$8,043

2016
Top 5%

$378,330

$319,831

$305,339

$311,738

$311,810

Upper 20%

$209,909

$177,438

$174,619

$178,214

$177,543

60% to 80%

$92,075

$80,800

$84,271

$83,864

$84,163

40% to 60%

$57,968

$52,026

$53,661

$50,141

$52,863

20% to 40%

$34,089

$31,710

$29,576

$26,543

$28,784

Bottom 20%

$12,691

$12,383

$10,123

$7,820

$9,277

2011 - 2015
Top 5%

$344,707

$282,978

$298,128

$311,460

$315,030

Upper 20%

$193,457

$162,372

$172,323

$178,497

$178,438

60% to 80%

$86,268

$75,480

$79,879

$78,504

$79,748

40% to 60%

$54,286

$48,371

$49,823

$45,463

$47,785

20% to 40%

$31,827

$29,078

$28,108

$24,364

$26,583

Bottom 20%

$11,952

$11,258

$8,754

$7,163

$7,960

2015
Top 5%

$364,563

$301,234

$286,835

$323,178

$298,204

Upper 20%

$201,999

$169,879

$167,791

$178,743

$169,626

60% to 80%

$88,716

$78,181

$79,329

$75,376

$76,420

40% to 60%

$55,947

$50,145

$50,362

$44,479

$47,515

20% to 40%

$32,862

$30,240

$28,628

$23,205

$26,773

Bottom 20%

$12,365

$11,882

$7,644

$5,370

$6,740

2014
Top 5%

$346,522

$282,517

$262,688

$259,324

$278,964

Upper 20%

$194,187

$162,096

$158,773

$156,487

$164,085

60% to 80%

$86,113

$75,448

$78,340

$75,884

$78,177

40% to 60%

$54,081

$48,324

$49,749

$46,516

$48,562

20% to 40%

$31,714

$29,017

$28,480

$24,979

$27,375

Bottom 20%

$11,859

$10,959

$8,530

$6,921

$7,694

2013
Top 5%

$339,950

$271,719

$290,709

$311,945

$305,107

Upper 20%

$189,718

$156,930

$173,658

$182,887

$179,673

60% to 80%

$83,937

$73,041

$75,919

$75,703

$75,302

40% to 60%

$52,717

$47,075

$48,035

$43,519

$44,535

20% to 40%

$30,919

$28,263

$27,090

$22,813

$24,372

Bottom 20%

$11,544

$10,895

$8,157

$6,470

$7,269

2012
Top 5%

$319,918

$262,551

$361,281

$342,052

$393,546

Upper 20%

$181,455

$152,032

$184,677

$180,618

$193,689

60% to 80%

$81,953

$71,184

$75,381

$70,902

$74,266

40% to 60%

$51,590

$45,540

$45,159

$39,957

$42,838

20% to 40%

$30,226

$27,173

$25,958

$22,989

$24,981

Bottom 20%

$11,361

$10,574

$8,604

$7,677

$8,083

2007 - 2011
Top 5%

-

-

-

-

-

Upper 20%


61,320,754.40


1,191,160.40


32,125.60


21,331.60


27,094.00

60% to 80%


61,320,754.40


1,191,160.40


32,125.60


21,331.60


27,094.00

40% to 60%


61,320,754.40


1,191,160.40


32,125.60


21,331.60


27,094.00

20% to 40%


61,320,754.40


1,191,160.40


32,125.60


21,331.60


27,094.00

Bottom 20%


61,320,754.40


1,191,160.40


32,125.60


21,331.60


27,094.00

2011
Top 5%

$311,995

$266,147

$269,787

$270,543

$278,277

Upper 20%

$177,417

$152,661

$156,168

$159,797

$161,488

60% to 80%

$80,345

$70,888

$74,432

$74,181

$75,291

40% to 60%

$50,578

$45,461

$47,268

$45,735

$47,428

20% to 40%

$29,577

$27,460

$27,069

$25,159

$26,490

Bottom 20%

$11,186

$10,684

$9,241

$7,932

$8,540

2006 - 2010
Top 5%

-

$257,268

$275,229

$261,266

$286,019

Upper 20%


22,411,793.00

$149,080

$154,118

$149,880

$157,821

60% to 80%


22,411,793.00

$71,373

$71,887

$67,942

$70,925

40% to 60%


22,411,793.00

$46,468

$46,249

$41,894

$45,030

20% to 40%


22,411,793.00

$28,126

$27,378

$23,598

$26,116

Bottom 20%


22,411,793.00

$11,145

$9,862

$7,864

$8,914

Suggested citation: United States Census Bureau. American Community Survey, Mean Household Income of Quintiles. United States Census [Table B19081]. Cited in the Boone Indicators Dashboard as Mean Household Income by Quintile. http://booneindicators.org/IndicatorView.aspx?id=4820
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