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Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania metro area was $67,069 in 2019, the latest figures available. Harrisburg median household income is $3,606 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $1,357 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Harrisburg median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Harrisburg-Carlisle are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Harrisburg $67,069 +2.59% +2.42%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Harrisburg is $67,069. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $67,962 and is now $893 (1.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,067 in 2012, real median household income for Harrisburg has now grown by $6,002 (9.83%).

Real Median Household Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $67,069
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $65,377
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $67,863
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $65,485
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $62,768
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $62,417
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $62,091
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $61,067
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $63,091
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $63,466
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $63,351

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Harrisburg Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Harrisburg was $84,853 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Harrisburg median family income is $3,778 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Harrisburg will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Harrisburg $84,853 +2.64% +4.40%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $84,853, the median family income for Harrisburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $84,853
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $82,674
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $83,478
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $81,276
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $77,027
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $78,309
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $77,665
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $76,183
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $78,314
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $78,284
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $79,953

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Harrisburg Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Harrisburg was $36,043 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Harrisburg median per capita income is $239 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Harrisburg will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Harrisburg $36,043 -0.97% +3.74%

Trends in Harrisburg, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Harrisburg is $36,043. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $36,396 and is now $353 (0.97%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Harrisburg

Date US Pennsylvania Harrisburg
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $36,043
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $36,396
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $34,511
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $34,743
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $32,901
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $33,255
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $32,959
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $32,494
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $32,921
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $32,847
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $32,901

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