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Altoona Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Altoona Pennsylvania metro area was $43,443 in 2016, the latest figures available. Altoona median household income is $13,464 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $14,174 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Altoona median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Altoona are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Altoona Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Altoona $43,443 -5.57% -0.01%

Trends in Altoona, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Altoona is $43,443. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $49,208 and is now $5,765 (11.72%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Altoona, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Altoona

Date US Pennsylvania Altoona
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $43,443
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $46,006
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $44,627
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $43,446
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $43,129
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $46,020
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $47,325
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $43,018
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $44,962
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $49,208
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $48,485
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $41,454

Altoona Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Altoona was $59,272 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Altoona median family income is $13,041 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Altoona will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Altoona Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Altoona $59,272 -5.24% +2.52%

Trends in Altoona, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Altoona is $59,272. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $62,548 and is now $3,276 (5.24%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Altoona, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Altoona

Date US Pennsylvania Altoona
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $59,272
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $62,548
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $61,650
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $57,817
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $54,441
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $56,625
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $58,838
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $57,513
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $57,942
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $58,787
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $57,993
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $56,518

Altoona Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Altoona was $24,821 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Altoona median per capita income is $6,451 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Altoona will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Altoona Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Altoona $24,821 -2.92% +0.91%

Trends in Altoona, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Altoona is $24,821. Real per capita income peaked in 2009 at $26,117 and is now $1,296 (4.96%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,202 in 2012, real per capita income for Altoona has now grown by $1,619 (6.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Altoona, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Altoona

Date US Pennsylvania Altoona
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $24,821
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $25,568
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $23,780
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $24,598
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $23,202
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $23,964
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $25,411
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $26,117
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $24,963
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $24,819
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $24,015
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $23,778