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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylvania metro area was $60,482 in 2013, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $8,475 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,232 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2015. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Pennsylvania $52,007 +0.06% -1.24%
Philadelphia $60,482 -0.81% -2.56%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $60,482. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $65,887 and is now $5,405 (8.20%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,405 in 2011, real median household income for Philadelphia has now grown by $77 (0.13%).

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2013 $52,250 $52,007 $60,482
2012 $52,117 $51,974 $60,978
2011 $52,306 $52,022 $60,405
2010 $53,469 $52,659 $62,068
2009 $54,541 $53,780 $65,232
2008 $56,290 $54,867 $65,887
2007 $57,006 $54,574 $65,509
2006 $55,978 $53,445 $64,229
2005 $55,178 $53,143 $63,904

Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $78,219 in 2013. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $11,697 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Pennsylvania $66,522 +0.71% +0.60%
Philadelphia $78,219 +0.02% -1.74%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $78,219. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $83,976 and is now $5,757 (6.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $78,200 in 2012, real median family income for Philadelphia has now grown by $19 (0.02%).

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2013 $64,030 $66,522 $78,219
2012 $63,435 $66,055 $78,200
2011 $63,650 $65,544 $78,445
2010 $64,754 $66,123 $79,601
2009 $66,336 $67,534 $83,535
2008 $68,556 $68,502 $83,976
2007 $68,727 $68,336 $83,119
2006 $67,618 $67,181 $81,777
2005 $66,621 $66,707 $80,937

Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $32,400 in 2013. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $3,753 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Pennsylvania $28,647 +1.67% +1.66%
Philadelphia $32,400 +1.69% +0.25%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Philadelphia is $32,400. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,242 and is now $1,842 (5.38%) lower. From a post peak low of $31,771 in 2011, real per capita income for Philadelphia has now grown by $629 (1.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2013 $28,184 $28,647 $32,400
2012 $27,716 $28,177 $31,861
2011 $27,662 $27,895 $31,771
2010 $27,841 $28,178 $32,319
2009 $28,681 $29,039 $33,638
2008 $29,849 $29,514 $34,242
2007 $29,984 $29,467 $34,022
2006 $29,192 $28,530 $32,854
2005 $29,873 $29,343 $33,938