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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 $63,944 in 2017, the latest figures available. Allentown median household income is $4,749 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,608 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Allentown median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Allentown $63,944 -0.67% +2.28%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Allentown is $63,944. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $67,122 and is now $3,178 (4.73%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,168 in 2011, real median household income for Allentown has now grown by $4,776 (8.07%).

Real Median Household Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $63,944
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $64,378
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $62,775
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $62,519
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $59,597
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $59,649
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $59,168
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $62,679
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $65,056
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $67,122
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $65,229
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $62,723

Allentown Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Allentown was $75,741 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Allentown median family income is $208 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Allentown $75,741 -1.72% +0.21%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Allentown is $75,741. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $79,244 and is now $3,503 (4.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $72,222 in 2011, real median family income for Allentown has now grown by $3,519 (4.87%).

Real Median Family Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $75,741
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $77,063
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $74,710
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $75,585
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $72,802
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $72,364
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $72,222
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $75,723
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $78,095
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $79,244
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $78,083
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $76,166

Allentown Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Allentown was $32,798 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Allentown median per capita income is $87 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Allentown $32,798 -0.49% +5.26%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Allentown is $32,798. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $33,462 and is now $664 (1.98%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,607 in 2012, real per capita income for Allentown has now grown by $3,191 (10.78%).

Real Per Capita Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $32,798
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $32,959
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $31,517
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $31,158
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $30,726
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $29,607
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $29,949
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $30,706
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $31,065
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $33,462
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $31,452
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $31,383