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Erie County Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Erie County Pennsylvania area was $51,818 in 2019, the latest figures available. Erie County median household income is $11,645 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $13,894 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Erie County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Erie County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Erie County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Erie County $51,818 +6.02% -0.66%

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

The current median household income for Erie is $51,818. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $52,902 and is now $1,084 (2.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,817 in 2011, real median household income for Erie has now grown by $4,001 (8.37%).

Real Median Household Income: Erie County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Erie County

Date US Pennsylvania Erie County
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $51,818
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $48,877
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $52,787
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $52,164
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $51,135
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $49,248
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $48,689
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $51,943
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $47,817
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $49,964
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $51,229

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Erie County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Erie County was $67,505 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Erie County median family income is $13,570 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Erie County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Erie County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Erie County $67,505 +6.68% +0.77%

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

The current median family income for Erie is $67,505. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $70,219 and is now $2,714 (3.87%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Erie County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Erie County

Date US Pennsylvania Erie County
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $67,505
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $63,279
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $70,219
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $66,992
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $65,272
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $60,863
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $61,966
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $65,753
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $60,769
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $66,584
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $65,015

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Erie County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Erie County was $28,502 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Erie County median per capita income is $7,302 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Erie County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Erie County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Erie County $28,502 +5.22% +3.99%

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

At $28,502, the per capita income for Erie was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Erie County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Erie County

Date US Pennsylvania Erie County
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $28,502
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $27,088
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $28,467
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $27,409
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $28,221
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $27,020
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $26,655
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $27,177
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $25,776
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $26,078
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $27,044

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