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Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania metro area was $61,467 in 2016, the latest figures available. Harrisburg median household income is $4,560 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,850 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Harrisburg median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Harrisburg-Carlisle are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Harrisburg $61,467 +4.36% +5.61%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Harrisburg is $61,467. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $63,647 and is now $2,180 (3.43%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,225 in 2012, real median household income for Harrisburg has now grown by $4,242 (7.41%).

Real Median Household Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $61,467
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $58,901
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $58,539
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $58,201
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $57,225
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $59,085
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $59,455
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $59,329
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $63,647
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $61,547
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $61,115
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $62,749

Harrisburg Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Harrisburg was $76,289 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Harrisburg median family income is $3,976 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Harrisburg will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Harrisburg $76,289 +5.54% +4.79%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Harrisburg is $76,289. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $79,281 and is now $2,992 (3.77%) lower. From a post peak low of $71,390 in 2012, real median family income for Harrisburg has now grown by $4,899 (6.86%).

Real Median Family Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $76,289
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $72,282
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $73,444
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $72,799
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $71,390
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $73,342
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $73,337
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $74,877
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $79,281
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $76,938
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $76,986
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $77,007

Harrisburg Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Harrisburg was $32,611 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Harrisburg median per capita income is $1,339 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Harrisburg will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Harrisburg $32,611 +5.63% +5.55%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,611, the per capita income for Harrisburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $32,611
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $30,874
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $31,189
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $30,895
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $30,449
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $30,831
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $30,772
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $30,812
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $31,776
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $32,344
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $31,263
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $32,059