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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 $65,667 in 2019, the latest figures available. Lehigh County median household income is $2,204 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $45 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Lehigh County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Lehigh County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Lehigh County $65,667 +3.56% +1.89%

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

At $65,667, the median household income for Lehigh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $65,667
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $63,407
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $63,484
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $64,452
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $60,918
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $63,347
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $59,629
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $60,167
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $58,074
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $60,787
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $63,618

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Lehigh County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lehigh County was $77,262 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Lehigh County median family income is $3,813 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Lehigh County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Lehigh County $77,262 -2.35% +2.63%

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

The current median family income for Lehigh is $77,262. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $79,350 and is now $2,088 (2.63%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,947 in 2011, real median family income for Lehigh has now grown by $7,315 (10.46%).

Real Median Family Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $77,262
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $79,118
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $75,985
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $75,283
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $73,977
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $77,325
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $72,051
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $73,468
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $69,947
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $74,535
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $76,801

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Lehigh County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lehigh County was $33,125 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Lehigh County median per capita income is $2,679 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Lehigh County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lehigh County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Lehigh County $33,125 -0.68% -4.11%

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

The current per capita income for Lehigh is $33,125. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $34,543 and is now $1,418 (4.11%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lehigh County

Date US Pennsylvania Lehigh County
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $33,125
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $33,352
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $32,893
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $34,543
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $32,295
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $30,555
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $30,968
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $29,970
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $30,081
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $30,474
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $32,033

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