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Chester County Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Chester County Pennsylvania area was $102,016 in 2019, the latest figures available. Chester County median household income is $38,553 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $36,304 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Chester County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Chester County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Chester County $102,016 +1.09% +3.63%

Trends in Chester County, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chester is $102,016. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $102,772 and is now $756 (0.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $90,178 in 2011, real median household income for Chester has now grown by $11,838 (13.13%).

Real Median Household Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $102,016
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $100,915
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $100,806
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $98,447
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $97,663
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $92,285
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $91,935
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $91,968
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $90,178
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $99,042
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $97,345

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Chester County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chester County was $129,511 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Chester County median family income is $48,436 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Chester County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Chester County $129,511 +8.32% +7.75%

Trends in Chester County, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $129,511, the median family income for Chester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $129,511
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $119,563
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $124,594
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $120,196
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $117,500
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $115,410
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $112,385
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $112,263
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $111,292
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $119,151
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $117,443

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Chester County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chester County was $54,791 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Chester County median per capita income is $18,987 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Chester County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Chester County $54,791 +9.01% +10.13%

Trends in Chester County, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $54,791, the per capita income for Chester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $54,791
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $50,263
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $49,626
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $49,751
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $48,473
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $46,265
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $45,885
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $45,184
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $43,503
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $47,166
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $48,650

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