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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 $63,407 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lancaster median household income is $4,212 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,071 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Lancaster median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lancaster are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Lancaster $63,407 +1.20% +6.57%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lancaster is $63,407. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $63,763 and is now $356 (0.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,296 in 2010, real median household income for Lancaster has now grown by $5,111 (8.77%).

Real Median Household Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $63,407
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $62,654
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $61,317
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $59,496
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $59,996
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $58,590
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $58,314
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $58,296
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $63,763
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $63,743
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $62,534
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $63,454

Lancaster Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lancaster was $74,904 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Lancaster median family income is $1,045 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Lancaster $74,904 +2.29% +4.88%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lancaster is $74,904. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $76,462 and is now $1,558 (2.04%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,586 in 2010, real median family income for Lancaster has now grown by $5,318 (7.64%).

Real Median Family Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $74,904
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $73,225
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $72,452
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $71,419
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $71,204
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $71,162
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $70,524
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $69,586
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $74,373
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $74,748
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $74,788
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $74,351

Lancaster Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lancaster was $29,786 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Lancaster median per capita income is $2,925 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lancaster will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Lancaster $29,786 -1.96% +3.76%

Trends in Lancaster, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lancaster is $29,786. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $30,518 and is now $732 (2.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,798 in 2011, real per capita income for Lancaster has now grown by $2,988 (11.15%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lancaster

Date US Pennsylvania Lancaster
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $29,786
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $30,380
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $29,232
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $28,707
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $28,084
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $27,497
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $26,798
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $28,023
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $28,905
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $29,819
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $29,559
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $30,072