The United States Average Individual Incomes taken from US Census, Table 2A: Earnings by Selected Characteristics: 2009, are shown below, as both Mean and Median averages.
2009 Mean Average US Personal Earnings,
- $45,472 : Male 15+
- $30,840 : Female 15+
2009 Median Average US Personal Earnings
- $31,176 : Male 15+
- $22,237 : Female 15+
The above is based on 157.6 million people age 15+, with positive personal earnings during the year.
2009 Median Average US Earnings (Male & Female by working age groups over 25)
- $27,761 : 25-34 Years Old
- $34,128 : 35-44 Years Old
- $35,004 : 45-54 Years Old
- $33,252 : 55-64 Years Old
The Median Household income for this year is also stated as being $48,000.
This Household Income figure is based on 91.1 million households, that have positive household earnings during the year.
Source and accuracy statements for original figures can be seen at: http://www.census.gov/sipp/source.html