College payment - average amount in the United States, by income level, 2007-2019

This statistic shows the average amount paid for college in the United States, year-over-year, between 2007 and 2019, sorted by income level ranging from low-income families to high-income families. In the time between 2018 and 2019, low-income families paid 22,320 U.S. dollars on average for college, whereas high-income families paid 30,706 U.S. dollars during this time.

Average amount paid for college in the United States, year-over-year, between 2007 and 2019, by income level

YearLow-income familiesMiddle-income familiesHigh-income familiesTotal families
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Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Supplementary notes

According to the 2019 report, low-income were defined as those with an annual household income of less than $35,000, middle-income with an annual income from $35,000 to less than $100,000, and high-income with an annual income of $100,000 or more.
Data for 2007 to 2018 has been retrieved from previous publications.

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