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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 $65,929 in 2018, the latest figures available. Allentown median household income is $5,024 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,992 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Allentown median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%
Allentown $65,929 +0.65% +2.53%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Allentown is $65,929. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $68,758 and is now $2,829 (4.11%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,610 in 2011, real median household income for Allentown has now grown by $5,319 (8.78%).

Real Median Household Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2018 $61,937 $60,905 $65,929
2017 $61,807 $60,638 $65,503
2016 $60,291 $59,548 $65,947
2015 $59,116 $59,038 $64,305
2014 $56,969 $56,520 $64,043
2013 $56,415 $56,152 $61,050
2012 $56,288 $56,133 $61,104
2011 $56,507 $56,201 $60,610
2010 $57,762 $56,887 $64,207
2009 $58,921 $58,098 $66,642
2008 $60,829 $59,290 $68,758
2007 $61,601 $58,973 $66,818

Allentown Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Allentown was $81,206 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Allentown median family income is $3,715 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%
Allentown $81,206 +4.66% +6.11%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,206, the median family income for Allentown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2018 $76,401 $77,491 $81,206
2017 $75,692 $77,800 $77,587
2016 $74,360 $75,669 $78,941
2015 $72,348 $74,398 $76,531
2014 $69,978 $72,066 $77,428
2013 $69,134 $71,824 $74,578
2012 $68,512 $71,341 $74,129
2011 $68,763 $70,808 $73,982
2010 $69,953 $71,432 $77,568
2009 $71,663 $72,957 $79,999
2008 $74,083 $74,025 $81,175
2007 $74,267 $73,844 $79,986

Allentown Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Allentown was $33,773 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Allentown median per capita income is $187 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Allentown will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Allentown Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%
Allentown $33,773 +0.52% +4.61%

Trends in Allentown, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Allentown is $33,773. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,278 and is now $505 (1.47%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,329 in 2012, real per capita income for Allentown has now grown by $3,444 (11.36%).

Real Per Capita Income: Allentown, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Allentown

Date US Pennsylvania Allentown
2018 $33,831 $33,960 $33,773
2017 $33,187 $33,508 $33,597
2016 $32,573 $32,723 $33,762
2015 $31,775 $32,204 $32,285
2014 $30,672 $31,024 $31,918
2013 $30,431 $30,930 $31,476
2012 $29,934 $30,432 $30,329
2011 $29,884 $30,136 $30,679
2010 $30,077 $30,440 $31,455
2009 $30,984 $31,371 $31,823
2008 $32,255 $31,894 $34,278
2007 $32,400 $31,842 $32,218