HUD Notice PDR 2005-01 – Estimated Family Incomes for FY 2005 (February 11, 2005)

This Notice provides the estimated median family income estimates for fiscal year 2005 for 356 metropolitan areas and 2,302 non-metropolitan areas in the U.S. and its territories. The estimated median family income for the U.S. is $58,000; it is $62,500 ($63,100 metro; $49,100 non-metro) for California. The estimated median income is used as the basis for setting income limits for a variety of programs including because they are used as the basis for income limits for several HUD programs, including the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, USDA’s Rural Housing program and the Low Income Housing Tax credit program. The FY 2005 Income Limits page on the Huduser website provides links to a table of median income estimates for specific metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas across the U.S. and other useful links. [Download]