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Pennsylvania Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Pennsylvania was $55,702 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Pennsylvania median household income is $73 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Pennsylvania household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Pennsylvania median family income and per capita income for Pennsylvania are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Pennsylvania $55,702 +4.51% +5.32%

Pennsylvania Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Pennsylvania is $55,702. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $55,827 and is now $125 (0.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $52,886 in 2012, real median household income for Pennsylvania has now grown by $2,816 (5.32%).

Real Median Household Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2015 $55,775 $55,702
2014 $53,719 $53,296
2013 $53,166 $52,919
2012 $53,031 $52,886
2011 $53,223 $52,934
2010 $54,405 $53,581
2009 $55,478 $54,704
2008 $57,276 $55,827
2007 $58,003 $55,529
2006 $56,957 $54,380
2005 $56,122 $54,053

Pennsylvania Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Pennsylvania was $70,194 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Pennsylvania median family income is $1,934 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Pennsylvania $70,194 +3.30% +4.44%

Pennsylvania Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $70,194, the median family income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2015 $68,260 $70,194
2014 $65,986 $67,954
2013 $65,153 $67,689
2012 $64,548 $67,213
2011 $64,766 $66,693
2010 $65,888 $67,281
2009 $67,476 $68,695
2008 $69,756 $69,701
2007 $69,929 $69,531
2006 $68,801 $68,356
2005 $67,761 $67,848

Pennsylvania Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Pennsylvania was $30,384 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Pennsylvania per capita income is $405 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Pennsylvania $30,384 +3.86% +5.97%

Pennsylvania Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $30,384, the per capita income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2015 $29,979 $30,384
2014 $28,922 $29,254
2013 $28,678 $29,149
2012 $28,202 $28,672
2011 $28,147 $28,384
2010 $28,329 $28,671
2009 $29,174 $29,538
2008 $30,371 $30,031
2007 $30,508 $29,982
2006 $29,703 $29,029
2005 $30,384 $29,845