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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 $60,105 in 2012, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $8,875 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,734 greater than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2014. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Pennsylvania $51,230 -0.09% -3.36%
Philadelphia $60,105 +0.95% -6.52%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $60,105. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $64,944 and is now $4,839 (7.45%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,540 in 2011, real median household income for Philadelphia has now grown by $565 (0.95%).

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2012 $51,371 $51,230 $60,105
2011 $51,557 $51,277 $59,540
2010 $52,703 $51,905 $61,179
2009 $53,760 $53,010 $64,298
2008 $55,484 $54,081 $64,944
2007 $56,189 $53,793 $64,571
2006 $55,176 $52,680 $63,310
2005 $54,387 $52,382 $62,988

Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $77,080 in 2012. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $11,971 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Pennsylvania $65,109 +0.78% -2.19%
Philadelphia $77,080 -0.31% -6.39%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $77,080. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $82,774 and is now $5,694 (6.88%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2012 $62,527 $65,109 $77,080
2011 $62,739 $64,605 $77,321
2010 $63,827 $65,176 $78,462
2009 $65,387 $66,568 $82,339
2008 $67,574 $67,521 $82,774
2007 $67,742 $67,357 $81,928
2006 $66,650 $66,219 $80,606
2005 $65,666 $65,751 $79,778

Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $31,405 in 2012. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $3,631 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Pennsylvania $27,774 +1.01% -2.97%
Philadelphia $31,405 +0.28% -5.28%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Philadelphia is $31,405. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $33,752 and is now $2,347 (6.95%) lower. From a post peak low of $31,316 in 2011, real per capita income for Philadelphia has now grown by $89 (0.28%).

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2012 $27,319 $27,774 $31,405
2011 $27,266 $27,496 $31,316
2010 $27,443 $27,774 $31,856
2009 $28,270 $28,623 $33,157
2008 $29,421 $29,092 $33,752
2007 $29,554 $29,045 $33,535
2006 $28,774 $28,122 $32,383
2005 $29,445 $28,923 $33,452