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Lancaster Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lancaster Pennsylvania metro area was $66,277 in 2018, the latest figures available. Lancaster median household income is $5,372 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $4,340 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Lancaster median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Lancaster are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%
Lancaster $66,277 +2.04% +5.52%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $66,277, the median household income for Lancaster was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2018 $61,937 $60,905 $66,277
2017 $61,807 $60,638 $64,953
2016 $60,291 $59,548 $64,182
2015 $59,116 $59,038 $62,811
2014 $56,969 $56,520 $60,946
2013 $56,415 $56,152 $61,459
2012 $56,288 $56,133 $60,019
2011 $56,507 $56,201 $59,735
2010 $57,762 $56,887 $59,717
2009 $58,921 $58,098 $65,317
2008 $60,829 $59,290 $65,296
2007 $61,601 $58,973 $64,058

Lancaster Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lancaster was $79,376 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Lancaster median family income is $1,885 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%
Lancaster $79,376 +3.45% +6.95%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $79,376, the median family income for Lancaster was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2018 $76,401 $77,491 $79,376
2017 $75,692 $77,800 $76,730
2016 $74,360 $75,669 $75,010
2015 $72,348 $74,398 $74,218
2014 $69,978 $72,066 $73,160
2013 $69,134 $71,824 $72,941
2012 $68,512 $71,341 $72,898
2011 $68,763 $70,808 $72,244
2010 $69,953 $71,432 $71,282
2009 $71,663 $72,957 $76,186
2008 $74,083 $74,025 $76,569
2007 $74,267 $73,844 $76,611

Lancaster Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lancaster was $32,676 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Lancaster median per capita income is $1,284 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%
Lancaster $32,676 +7.09% +9.12%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,676, the per capita income for Lancaster was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2018 $33,831 $33,960 $32,676
2017 $33,187 $33,508 $30,512
2016 $32,573 $32,723 $31,120
2015 $31,775 $32,204 $29,944
2014 $30,672 $31,024 $29,407
2013 $30,431 $30,930 $28,769
2012 $29,934 $30,432 $28,167
2011 $29,884 $30,136 $27,451
2010 $30,077 $30,440 $28,705
2009 $30,984 $31,371 $29,610
2008 $32,255 $31,894 $30,546
2007 $32,400 $31,842 $30,279