Department of Numbers

Reading Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Reading Pennsylvania metro area was $59,286 in 2016, the latest figures available. Reading median household income is $2,379 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $1,669 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Reading median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Reading are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Reading $59,286 +4.32% +2.67%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Reading is $59,286. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $62,521 and is now $3,235 (5.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,382 in 2012, real median household income for Reading has now grown by $4,904 (9.02%).

Real Median Household Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $59,286
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $56,831
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $56,833
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $57,747
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $54,382
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $55,805
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $56,978
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $59,831
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $60,884
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $61,105
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $59,567
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $62,521

Reading Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Reading was $71,795 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Reading median family income is $518 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Reading will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Reading $71,795 +3.91% +0.75%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Reading is $71,795. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $73,994 and is now $2,199 (2.97%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,179 in 2012, real median family income for Reading has now grown by $4,616 (6.87%).

Real Median Family Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $71,795
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $69,094
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $67,696
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $71,258
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $67,179
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $68,651
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $68,795
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $71,044
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $71,818
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $72,391
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $67,728
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $73,994

Reading Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Reading was $29,321 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Reading median per capita income is $1,951 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Reading will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Reading $29,321 +3.35% +4.28%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Reading is $29,321. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,470 and is now $149 (0.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,514 in 2014, real per capita income for Reading has now grown by $2,807 (10.59%).

Real Per Capita Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $29,321
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $28,370
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $26,514
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $28,118
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $27,193
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $27,430
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $27,944
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $27,587
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $29,098
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $29,470
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $28,021
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $29,035