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Scranton--Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Scranton--Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania metro area was $47,422 in 2016, the latest figures available. Scranton median household income is $9,485 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $10,195 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Scranton median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Scranton--Wilkes-Barre are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
Scranton $47,422 -5.72% +1.52%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Scranton is $47,422. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $50,298 and is now $2,876 (5.72%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $47,422
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $50,298
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $45,882
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $46,711
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $44,828
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $46,837
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $46,640
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $46,785
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $46,848
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $48,555
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $47,538
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $45,750

Scranton Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Scranton was $63,075 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Scranton median family income is $9,238 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
Scranton $63,075 -1.53% +4.07%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Scranton is $63,075. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $64,052 and is now $977 (1.53%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $63,075
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $64,052
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $58,506
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $60,610
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $58,579
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $59,677
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $61,297
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $60,046
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $60,825
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $62,374
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $62,044
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $60,987

Scranton Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Scranton was $27,032 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Scranton median per capita income is $4,240 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
Scranton $27,032 +0.64% +6.87%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $27,032, the per capita income for Scranton was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $27,032
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $26,859
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $25,189
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $25,295
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $25,366
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $25,756
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $25,828
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $26,414
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $26,148
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $26,010
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $25,459
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $26,032