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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 $62,171 in 2014, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $8,937 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,514 greater than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2016. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Pennsylvania $53,234 +0.71% +0.68%
Philadelphia $62,171 +1.14% +1.27%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $62,171. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $66,964 and is now $4,793 (7.16%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,393 in 2011, real median household income for Philadelphia has now grown by $778 (1.27%).

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2014 $53,657 $53,234 $62,171
2013 $53,105 $52,858 $61,472
2012 $52,970 $52,825 $61,976
2011 $53,162 $52,873 $61,393
2010 $54,343 $53,520 $63,083
2009 $55,415 $54,641 $66,277
2008 $57,211 $55,764 $66,964
2007 $57,936 $55,465 $66,578
2006 $56,892 $54,318 $65,278
2005 $56,058 $53,991 $64,924

Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $80,637 in 2014. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $12,761 higher. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Pennsylvania $67,876 +0.39% +1.89%
Philadelphia $80,637 +1.43% +1.14%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $80,637. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $85,350 and is now $4,713 (5.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $79,479 in 2012, real median family income for Philadelphia has now grown by $1,158 (1.46%).

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2014 $65,910 $67,876 $80,637
2013 $65,078 $67,611 $79,499
2012 $64,473 $67,136 $79,479
2011 $64,691 $66,616 $79,728
2010 $65,813 $67,204 $80,903
2009 $67,399 $68,616 $84,873
2008 $69,677 $69,622 $85,350
2007 $69,849 $69,451 $84,475
2006 $68,722 $68,278 $83,112
2005 $67,684 $67,771 $82,229

Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $33,196 in 2014. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $3,976 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Pennsylvania $29,220 +0.36% +3.07%
Philadelphia $33,196 +0.81% +2.81%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Philadelphia is $33,196. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,802 and is now $1,606 (4.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $32,290 in 2011, real per capita income for Philadelphia has now grown by $906 (2.81%).

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2014 $28,889 $29,220 $33,196
2013 $28,645 $29,116 $32,930
2012 $28,169 $28,639 $32,383
2011 $28,115 $28,351 $32,290
2010 $28,297 $28,639 $32,847
2009 $29,140 $29,504 $34,177
2008 $30,337 $29,997 $34,802
2007 $30,473 $29,948 $34,578
2006 $29,669 $28,996 $33,390
2005 $30,349 $29,811 $34,480