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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 $48,007 in 2018, the latest figures available. Erie median household income is $12,898 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $13,930 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Erie median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Erie are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%
Erie $48,007 -7.41% -4.41%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Erie is $48,007. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $51,960 and is now $3,953 (7.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,966 in 2011, real median household income for Erie has now grown by $1,041 (2.22%).

Real Median Household Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2018 $61,937 $60,905 $48,007
2017 $61,807 $60,638 $51,848
2016 $60,291 $59,548 $51,236
2015 $59,116 $59,038 $50,224
2014 $56,969 $56,520 $48,372
2013 $56,415 $56,152 $47,822
2012 $56,288 $56,133 $51,020
2011 $56,507 $56,201 $46,966
2010 $57,762 $56,887 $49,074
2009 $58,921 $58,098 $50,318
2008 $60,829 $59,290 $51,731
2007 $61,601 $58,973 $51,468

Erie Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Erie was $62,153 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Erie median family income is $15,338 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Erie will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%
Erie $62,153 -9.88% -3.05%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Erie is $62,153. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $68,969 and is now $6,816 (9.88%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2018 $76,401 $77,491 $62,153
2017 $75,692 $77,800 $68,969
2016 $74,360 $75,669 $65,800
2015 $72,348 $74,398 $64,110
2014 $69,978 $72,066 $59,780
2013 $69,134 $71,824 $60,863
2012 $68,512 $71,341 $64,584
2011 $68,763 $70,808 $59,687
2010 $69,953 $71,432 $65,399
2009 $71,663 $72,957 $63,858
2008 $74,083 $74,025 $67,065
2007 $74,267 $73,844 $64,041

Erie Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Erie was $26,606 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Erie median per capita income is $7,354 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Erie will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Erie Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%
Erie $26,606 -4.84% -4.01%

Trends in Erie, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Erie is $26,606. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $27,960 and is now $1,354 (4.84%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Erie, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Erie

Date US Pennsylvania Erie
2018 $33,831 $33,960 $26,606
2017 $33,187 $33,508 $27,960
2016 $32,573 $32,723 $26,921
2015 $31,775 $32,204 $27,718
2014 $30,672 $31,024 $26,539
2013 $30,431 $30,930 $26,181
2012 $29,934 $30,432 $26,694
2011 $29,884 $30,136 $25,318
2010 $30,077 $30,440 $25,613
2009 $30,984 $31,371 $26,563
2008 $32,255 $31,894 $26,711
2007 $32,400 $31,842 $26,556