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Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania metro area was $56,063 in 2016, the latest figures available. Pittsburgh median household income is $844 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $1,554 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Pittsburgh median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Pittsburgh are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Pittsburgh $56,063 +2.37% +6.08%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $56,063, the median household income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $56,063
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $54,763
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $53,015
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $52,850
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $52,779
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $52,121
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $51,409
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $51,848
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $53,236
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $52,821
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $51,497
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $51,273

Pittsburgh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Pittsburgh was $74,596 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Pittsburgh median family income is $2,283 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Pittsburgh $74,596 +2.85% +5.26%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $74,596, the median family income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $74,596
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $72,530
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $70,992
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $70,869
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $69,202
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $67,297
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $67,458
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $67,448
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $69,145
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $69,535
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $68,108
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $67,438

Pittsburgh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Pittsburgh was $32,582 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Pittsburgh median per capita income is $1,310 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Pittsburgh $32,582 +0.37% +5.45%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,582, the per capita income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $32,582
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $32,463
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $31,205
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $30,897
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $30,639
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $29,865
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $29,805
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $30,042
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $30,751
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $30,587
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $29,445
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $29,785