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Erie Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Erie Pennsylvania metro area was $50,614 in 2017, the latest figures available. Erie median household income is $8,581 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $9,722 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Erie median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Erie are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Erie $50,614 +1.19% +7.19%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Erie is $50,614. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $50,724 and is now $110 (0.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,848 in 2011, real median household income for Erie has now grown by $4,766 (10.40%).

Real Median Household Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $50,614
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $50,017
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $49,029
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $47,221
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $46,684
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $49,805
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $45,848
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $47,907
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $49,120
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $50,500
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $50,244
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $48,323

Erie Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Erie was $67,328 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Erie median family income is $8,621 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Erie will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Erie $67,328 +4.82% +15.37%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $67,328, the median family income for Erie was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $67,328
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $64,235
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $62,585
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $58,358
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $59,414
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $63,046
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $58,267
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $63,843
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $62,338
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $65,470
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $62,517
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $62,339

Erie Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Erie was $27,295 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Erie median per capita income is $5,416 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Erie will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Erie $27,295 +3.86% +5.36%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $27,295, the per capita income for Erie was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $27,295
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $26,280
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $27,059
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $25,907
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $25,558
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $26,058
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $24,715
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $25,004
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $25,931
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $26,076
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $25,924
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $25,199