Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2016 4.89%
Dec 31, 2015 4.66%
Dec 31, 2014 0.72%
Dec 31, 2013 3.52%
Dec 31, 2013 1.92%
Dec 31, 2012 2.29%
Dec 31, 2011 3.39%
Dec 31, 2010 -0.86%
Dec 31, 2009 -0.65%
Dec 31, 2008 1.21%
Dec 31, 2007 1.56%
Dec 31, 2006 5.09%
Dec 31, 2005 4.76%
Dec 31, 2004 2.37%
Dec 31, 2003 2.10%
Dec 31, 2002 -0.61%
Dec 31, 2001 1.88%
Dec 31, 2000 4.38%
Dec 31, 1999 5.56%
Dec 31, 1998 4.35%
Dec 31, 1997 5.45%
Dec 31, 1996 4.86%
Dec 31, 1995 4.19%
Dec 31, 1994 4.12%
Dec 31, 1993 6.66%
Dec 31, 1992 2.42%
Dec 31, 1991 1.39%
Dec 31, 1990 2.42%
Dec 31, 1989 7.36%
Dec 31, 1988 4.96%
Dec 31, 1987 5.37%
Dec 31, 1986 5.83%
Dec 31, 1985 5.83%
Dec 31, 1984 8.12%
Dec 31, 1983 4.49%
Dec 31, 1982 6.68%
Dec 31, 1981 8.18%
Dec 31, 1980 7.72%
Dec 31, 1979 10.29%
Dec 31, 1978 10.12%
Dec 31, 1977 7.90%
Dec 31, 1976 8.29%
Dec 31, 1975 5.23%
Dec 31, 1974 7.71%
Dec 31, 1973 7.72%
Dec 31, 1972 8.70%
Dec 31, 1971 3.82%
Dec 31, 1970 4.79%
Dec 31, 1969 8.95%
Dec 31, 1968 9.65%

US Average Income Growth Rate Per Year. Annual percentage change in US Average Income, current dollars (not inflation-adjusted).

For an inflation-adjusted comparision with the past, see US Average Real Income Growth.

Source: US Census Bureau > Income and Poverty in the US > Table A-1