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Erie Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Erie Pennsylvania metro area was $48,964 in 2016, the latest figures available. Erie median household income is $7,943 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,653 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Erie median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Erie are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Erie $48,964 +2.04% +7.29%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Erie is $48,964. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $49,544 and is now $580 (1.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,782 in 2011, real median household income for Erie has now grown by $4,182 (9.34%).

Real Median Household Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $48,964
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $47,985
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $46,189
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $45,639
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $48,675
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $44,782
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $46,807
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $47,977
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $49,325
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $49,075
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $47,199
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $49,544

Erie Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Erie was $62,882 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Erie median family income is $9,431 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Erie will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Erie $62,882 +2.66% +8.26%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Erie is $62,882. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $63,946 and is now $1,064 (1.66%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,911 in 2011, real median family income for Erie has now grown by $5,971 (10.49%).

Real Median Family Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $62,882
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $61,251
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $57,083
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $58,084
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $61,615
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $56,911
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $62,377
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $60,887
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $63,946
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $61,063
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $60,888
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $62,708

Erie Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Erie was $25,727 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Erie median per capita income is $5,545 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Erie will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Erie $25,727 -2.85% +2.97%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Erie is $25,727. Real per capita income peaked in 2015 at $26,482 and is now $755 (2.85%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $25,727
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $26,482
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $25,341
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $24,985
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $25,467
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $24,140
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $24,430
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $25,327
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $25,469
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $25,321
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $24,613
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $25,348