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Lehigh County Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lehigh County Pennsylvania area was $60,871 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lehigh County median household income is $1,676 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $535 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Lehigh County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lehigh County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Lehigh County $60,871 -1.50% +0.22%

Trends in Lehigh County, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lehigh is $60,871. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $61,799 and is now $928 (1.50%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $60,871
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $61,799
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $58,410
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $60,739
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $57,173
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $57,690
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $55,682
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $58,284
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $60,999
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $61,763
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $61,411
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $59,073

Lehigh County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lehigh County was $72,857 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Lehigh County median family income is $3,092 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lehigh County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Lehigh County $72,857 +0.93% -1.73%

Trends in Lehigh County, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lehigh is $72,857. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $76,083 and is now $3,226 (4.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,067 in 2011, real median family income for Lehigh has now grown by $5,790 (8.63%).

Real Median Family Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $72,857
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $72,184
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $70,931
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $74,142
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $69,084
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $70,443
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $67,067
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $71,466
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $73,639
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $76,083
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $74,338
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $74,464

Lehigh County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lehigh County was $31,539 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Lehigh County median per capita income is $1,172 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lehigh County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Lehigh County $31,539 -4.78% +7.65%

Trends in Lehigh County, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lehigh is $31,539. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $33,121 and is now $1,582 (4.78%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $31,539
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $33,121
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $30,965
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $29,297
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $29,692
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $28,737
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $28,843
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $29,219
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $30,714
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $32,050
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $30,854
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $30,834