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Lancaster Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lancaster Pennsylvania metro area was $61,335 in 2016, the latest figures available. Lancaster median household income is $4,428 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,718 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Lancaster median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Lancaster are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Lancaster $61,335 +2.21% +4.57%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lancaster is $61,335. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $62,279 and is now $944 (1.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,957 in 2010, real median household income for Lancaster has now grown by $4,378 (7.69%).

Real Median Household Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $61,335
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $60,011
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $58,196
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $58,652
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $57,260
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $56,957
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $56,957
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $62,279
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $62,260
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $61,079
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $61,978
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $60,568

Lancaster Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lancaster was $71,683 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Lancaster median family income is $630 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Lancaster $71,683 +1.09% +2.98%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lancaster is $71,683. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $74,683 and is now $3,000 (4.02%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,988 in 2010, real median family income for Lancaster has now grown by $3,695 (5.43%).

Real Median Family Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $71,683
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $70,909
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $69,859
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $69,610
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $69,548
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $68,883
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $67,988
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $72,642
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $73,008
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $73,048
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $72,621
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $74,683

Lancaster Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lancaster was $29,740 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Lancaster median per capita income is $1,532 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Lancaster $29,740 +3.95% +8.32%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lancaster is $29,740. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $29,808 and is now $68 (0.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,175 in 2011, real per capita income for Lancaster has now grown by $3,565 (13.62%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $29,740
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $28,609
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $28,079
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $27,455
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $26,873
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $26,175
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $27,379
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $28,232
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $29,125
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $28,871
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $29,372
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $29,808