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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania metro area was $70,793 in 2019, the latest figures available. Allentown median household income is $7,330 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $5,081 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Allentown median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Allentown $70,793 +5.47% +5.44%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $70,793, the median household income for Allentown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $70,793
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $67,124
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $66,689
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $67,141
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $65,471
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $65,203
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $62,156
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $62,210
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $61,709
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $65,371
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $67,849

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Allentown Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Allentown was $84,841 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Allentown median family income is $3,766 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Allentown $84,841 +2.62% +5.56%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $84,841, the median family income for Allentown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $84,841
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $82,678
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $78,993
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $80,371
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $77,918
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $78,831
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $75,929
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $75,471
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $75,323
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $78,975
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $81,449

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Allentown Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Allentown was $35,370 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Allentown median per capita income is $434 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Allentown $35,370 +2.86% +2.90%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,370, the per capita income for Allentown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $35,370
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $34,385
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $34,206
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $34,374
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $32,871
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $32,496
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $32,046
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $30,878
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $31,235
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $32,025
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $32,399

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