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Pennsylvania Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Pennsylvania was $59,195 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Pennsylvania median household income is $1,141 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Pennsylvania household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Pennsylvania median family income and per capita income for Pennsylvania are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%

Pennsylvania Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $59,195, the median household income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2017 $60,336 $59,195
2016 $58,856 $58,131
2015 $57,709 $57,634
2014 $55,613 $55,175
2013 $55,072 $54,816
2012 $54,948 $54,797
2011 $55,162 $54,863
2010 $56,388 $55,534
2009 $57,519 $56,716
2008 $59,382 $57,880
2007 $60,135 $57,570
2006 $59,051 $56,379
2005 $58,185 $56,040

Pennsylvania Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Pennsylvania was $75,949 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Pennsylvania median family income is $2,058 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%

Pennsylvania Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $75,949, the median family income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2017 $73,891 $75,949
2016 $72,591 $73,869
2015 $70,627 $72,628
2014 $68,313 $70,350
2013 $67,488 $70,115
2012 $66,880 $69,642
2011 $67,126 $69,123
2010 $68,289 $69,732
2009 $69,958 $71,221
2008 $72,321 $72,264
2007 $72,500 $72,087
2006 $71,330 $70,869
2005 $70,252 $70,343

Pennsylvania Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Pennsylvania was $32,711 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Pennsylvania per capita income is $314 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%

Pennsylvania Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $32,711, the per capita income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2017 $32,397 $32,711
2016 $31,798 $31,945
2015 $31,019 $31,438
2014 $29,942 $30,285
2013 $29,706 $30,194
2012 $29,221 $29,708
2011 $29,173 $29,418
2010 $29,361 $29,716
2009 $30,246 $30,624
2008 $31,488 $31,135
2007 $31,629 $31,084
2006 $30,795 $30,096
2005 $31,501 $30,942