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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 $96,656 in 2017, the latest figures available. Chester County median household income is $37,461 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $36,320 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Chester County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Chester County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Chester County $96,656 +2.40% +9.23%

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

The current median household income for Chester is $96,656. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $98,541 and is now $1,885 (1.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $86,465 in 2011, real median household income for Chester has now grown by $10,191 (11.79%).

Real Median Household Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $96,656
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $94,395
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $93,642
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $88,485
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $88,150
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $88,182
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $86,465
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $94,964
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $93,337
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $97,847
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $98,541
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $94,540

Chester County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chester County was $119,465 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Chester County median family income is $43,516 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Chester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Chester County $119,465 +3.66% +7.96%

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

The current median family income for Chester is $119,465. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $120,763 and is now $1,298 (1.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $106,709 in 2011, real median family income for Chester has now grown by $12,756 (11.95%).

Real Median Family Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $119,465
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $115,249
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $112,662
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $110,658
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $107,757
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $107,642
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $106,709
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $114,246
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $112,608
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $116,034
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $120,763
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $114,196

Chester County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chester County was $47,583 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Chester County median per capita income is $14,872 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Chester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chester County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Chester County $47,583 -0.25% +7.27%

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

The current per capita income for Chester is $47,583. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $48,633 and is now $1,050 (2.16%) lower. From a post peak low of $41,712 in 2011, real per capita income for Chester has now grown by $5,871 (14.08%).

Real Per Capita Income: Chester County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chester County

Date US Pennsylvania Chester County
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $47,583
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $47,704
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $46,477
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $44,360
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $43,995
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $43,324
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $41,712
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $45,224
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $46,647
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $47,001
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $48,633
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $45,382