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State College Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the State College Pennsylvania metro area was $60,266 in 2016, the latest figures available. State College median household income is $3,359 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $2,649 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including State College median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for State College are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for State College Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Pennsylvania $56,907 +0.89% +6.19%
State College $60,266 +5.64% +9.92%

Trends in State College, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $60,266, the median household income for State college was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2016 $57,617 $56,907 $60,266
2015 $56,480 $56,406 $57,049
2014 $54,398 $53,969 $52,076
2013 $53,838 $53,588 $54,825
2012 $53,701 $53,554 $53,114
2011 $53,879 $53,587 $50,130
2010 $55,093 $54,258 $49,258
2009 $56,180 $55,396 $54,769
2008 $58,000 $56,533 $53,006
2007 $58,736 $56,231 $51,679
2006 $57,677 $55,067 $48,671
2005 $56,832 $54,736 $47,255

State College Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for State College was $87,504 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, State College median family income is $15,191 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for State College will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for State College Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Pennsylvania $72,313 +1.73% +5.50%
State College $87,504 +10.49% +18.39%

Trends in State College, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $87,504, the median family income for State college was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2016 $71,062 $72,313 $87,504
2015 $69,122 $71,081 $79,199
2014 $66,820 $68,813 $73,664
2013 $65,977 $68,544 $73,913
2012 $65,363 $68,062 $70,850
2011 $65,564 $67,515 $80,263
2010 $66,721 $68,131 $69,164
2009 $68,329 $69,563 $69,116
2008 $70,638 $70,582 $73,336
2007 $70,813 $70,410 $72,466
2006 $69,670 $69,220 $73,530
2005 $68,618 $68,706 $67,890

State College Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for State College was $31,158 in 2016. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, State College median per capita income is $114 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for State College will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for State College Pennsylvania

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Pennsylvania $31,272 +1.64% +5.94%
State College $31,158 +14.40% +16.86%

Trends in State College, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $31,158, the per capita income for State college was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2016 $31,128 $31,272 $31,158
2015 $30,358 $30,768 $27,235
2014 $29,288 $29,624 $25,310
2013 $29,041 $29,518 $26,662
2012 $28,558 $29,034 $26,972
2011 $28,494 $28,734 $26,200
2010 $28,687 $29,034 $24,867
2009 $29,542 $29,912 $26,031
2008 $30,755 $30,411 $27,302
2007 $30,894 $30,361 $26,449
2006 $30,078 $29,396 $25,095
2005 $30,768 $30,223 $26,792