The typical household income in 2009 of recent home buyers was $72,200.
The household income of first-time home buyers has changed over time. From 2002 to 2008 household income steadily rose from $54,800 to $61,600. In 2009, the household income of first-time buyers decreased slightly to $59,900.
Repeat buyers household income increased steadily on an annual basis from $74,600 in 2003 to a high of $88,200 in 2007. In 2009, the annual household income was $87,000 of repeat buyers.