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Pennsylvania Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Pennsylvania was $56,907 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Pennsylvania median household income is $710 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Pennsylvania household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Pennsylvania median family income and per capita income for Pennsylvania are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%

Pennsylvania Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $56,907, the median household income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2016 $57,617 $56,907
2015 $56,480 $56,406
2014 $54,398 $53,969
2013 $53,838 $53,588
2012 $53,701 $53,554
2011 $53,879 $53,587
2010 $55,093 $54,258
2009 $56,180 $55,396
2008 $58,000 $56,533
2007 $58,736 $56,231
2006 $57,677 $55,067
2005 $56,832 $54,736

Pennsylvania Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Pennsylvania was $72,313 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Pennsylvania median family income is $1,251 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%

Pennsylvania Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $72,313, the median family income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2016 $71,062 $72,313
2015 $69,122 $71,081
2014 $66,820 $68,813
2013 $65,977 $68,544
2012 $65,363 $68,062
2011 $65,564 $67,515
2010 $66,721 $68,131
2009 $68,329 $69,563
2008 $70,638 $70,582
2007 $70,813 $70,410
2006 $69,670 $69,220
2005 $68,618 $68,706

Pennsylvania Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Pennsylvania was $31,272 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Pennsylvania per capita income is $144 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%

Pennsylvania Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $31,272, the per capita income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2016 $31,128 $31,272
2015 $30,358 $30,768
2014 $29,288 $29,624
2013 $29,041 $29,518
2012 $28,558 $29,034
2011 $28,494 $28,734
2010 $28,687 $29,034
2009 $29,542 $29,912
2008 $30,755 $30,411
2007 $30,894 $30,361
2006 $30,078 $29,396
2005 $30,768 $30,223