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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 $65,123 in 2015, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $9,421 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $9,348 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Pennsylvania $55,702 +4.51% +5.32%
Philadelphia $65,123 +4.63% +4.96%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $65,123. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $67,041 and is now $1,918 (2.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,464 in 2011, real median household income for Philadelphia has now grown by $3,659 (5.95%).

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2015 $55,775 $55,702 $65,123
2014 $53,719 $53,296 $62,243
2013 $53,166 $52,919 $61,543
2012 $53,031 $52,886 $62,048
2011 $53,223 $52,934 $61,464
2010 $54,405 $53,581 $63,155
2009 $55,478 $54,704 $66,353
2008 $57,276 $55,827 $67,041
2007 $58,003 $55,529 $66,655
2006 $56,957 $54,380 $65,353
2005 $56,122 $54,053 $64,998

Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $82,954 in 2015. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $12,760 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Pennsylvania $70,194 +3.30% +4.44%
Philadelphia $82,954 +2.75% +4.25%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $82,954. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $85,447 and is now $2,493 (2.92%) lower. From a post peak low of $79,571 in 2012, real median family income for Philadelphia has now grown by $3,383 (4.25%).

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2015 $68,260 $70,194 $82,954
2014 $65,986 $67,954 $80,730
2013 $65,153 $67,689 $79,591
2012 $64,548 $67,213 $79,571
2011 $64,766 $66,693 $79,820
2010 $65,888 $67,281 $80,996
2009 $67,476 $68,695 $84,970
2008 $69,756 $69,701 $85,447
2007 $69,929 $69,531 $84,572
2006 $68,801 $68,356 $83,207
2005 $67,761 $67,848 $82,323

Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $34,414 in 2015. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $4,030 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Pennsylvania $30,384 +3.86% +5.97%
Philadelphia $34,414 +3.55% +6.15%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Philadelphia is $34,414. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,842 and is now $428 (1.23%) lower. From a post peak low of $32,328 in 2011, real per capita income for Philadelphia has now grown by $2,086 (6.45%).

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2015 $29,979 $30,384 $34,414
2014 $28,922 $29,254 $33,234
2013 $28,678 $29,149 $32,968
2012 $28,202 $28,672 $32,420
2011 $28,147 $28,384 $32,328
2010 $28,329 $28,671 $32,885
2009 $29,174 $29,538 $34,217
2008 $30,371 $30,031 $34,842
2007 $30,508 $29,982 $34,617
2006 $29,703 $29,029 $33,428
2005 $30,384 $29,845 $34,519