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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania metro area was $63,022 in 2016, the latest figures available. Allentown median household income is $6,115 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $5,405 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Allentown median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Allentown $63,022 +2.58% +8.17%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Allentown is $63,022. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $65,560 and is now $2,538 (3.87%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,791 in 2011, real median household income for Allentown has now grown by $5,231 (9.05%).

Real Median Household Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $63,022
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $61,437
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $61,153
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $58,262
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $58,295
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $57,791
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $61,240
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $63,542
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $65,560
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $63,711
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $61,263
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $63,510

Allentown Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Allentown was $75,440 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Allentown median family income is $3,127 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Allentown $75,440 +3.18% +6.00%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Allentown is $75,440. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,400 and is now $1,960 (2.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $70,541 in 2011, real median family income for Allentown has now grown by $4,899 (6.94%).

Real Median Family Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $75,440
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $73,118
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $73,934
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $71,172
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $70,723
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $70,541
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $73,984
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $76,277
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $77,400
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $76,266
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $74,394
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $76,664

Allentown Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Allentown was $32,265 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Allentown median per capita income is $993 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Allentown $32,265 +4.60% +7.41%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Allentown is $32,265. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $32,684 and is now $419 (1.28%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,935 in 2012, real per capita income for Allentown has now grown by $3,330 (11.51%).

Real Per Capita Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $32,265
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $30,846
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $30,477
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $30,038
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $28,935
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $29,252
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $30,001
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $30,342
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $32,684
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $30,720
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $30,653
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $32,475