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Pennsylvania Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Pennsylvania was $60,905 in 2018, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Pennsylvania median household income is $1,032 lower. 2019 Census ACS data (including 2019 Pennsylvania household income numbers) will be released in September of 2020. Pennsylvania median family income and per capita income for Pennsylvania are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%

Pennsylvania Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $60,905, the median household income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2018 $61,937 $60,905
2017 $61,807 $60,638
2016 $60,291 $59,548
2015 $59,116 $59,038
2014 $56,969 $56,520
2013 $56,415 $56,152
2012 $56,288 $56,133
2011 $56,507 $56,201
2010 $57,762 $56,887
2009 $58,921 $58,098
2008 $60,829 $59,290
2007 $61,601 $58,973
2006 $60,490 $57,753
2005 $59,604 $57,406

Pennsylvania Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Pennsylvania was $77,491 in 2018. Compared to the median US family income, Pennsylvania median family income is $1,090 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2019 family income data will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income in Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%

Pennsylvania Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Pennsylvania is $77,491. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $77,800 and is now $309 (0.40%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2018 $76,401 $77,491
2017 $75,692 $77,800
2016 $74,360 $75,669
2015 $72,348 $74,398
2014 $69,978 $72,066
2013 $69,134 $71,824
2012 $68,512 $71,341
2011 $68,763 $70,808
2010 $69,953 $71,432
2009 $71,663 $72,957
2008 $74,083 $74,025
2007 $74,267 $73,844
2006 $73,069 $72,597
2005 $71,965 $72,058

Pennsylvania Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Pennsylvania was $33,960 in 2018. Compared to the US per capita income, Pennsylvania per capita income is $129 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2019 will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income in Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%

Pennsylvania Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $33,960, the per capita income for Pennsylvania was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pennsylvania

Date US Pennsylvania
2018 $33,831 $33,960
2017 $33,187 $33,508
2016 $32,573 $32,723
2015 $31,775 $32,204
2014 $30,672 $31,024
2013 $30,431 $30,930
2012 $29,934 $30,432
2011 $29,884 $30,136
2010 $30,077 $30,440
2009 $30,984 $31,371
2008 $32,255 $31,894
2007 $32,400 $31,842
2006 $31,545 $30,830
2005 $32,269 $31,697