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Mercer County Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Mercer County Pennsylvania area was $46,785 in 2017, the latest figures available. Mercer County median household income is $12,410 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $13,551 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Mercer County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Mercer County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Mercer County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Mercer County $46,785 -8.20% +3.59%

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

The current median household income for Mercer is $46,785. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $50,963 and is now $4,178 (8.20%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Mercer County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Mercer County

Date US Pennsylvania Mercer County
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $46,785
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $50,963
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $48,683
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $45,162
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $46,610
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $45,032
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $45,491
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $45,517
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $49,764
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $45,988
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $48,717
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $46,218

Mercer County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Mercer County was $62,846 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Mercer County median family income is $13,103 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Mercer County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Mercer County $62,846 +0.25% +5.05%

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

The current median family income for Mercer is $62,846. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $63,847 and is now $1,001 (1.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,559 in 2012, real median family income for Mercer has now grown by $7,287 (13.12%).

Real Median Family Income: Mercer County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Mercer County

Date US Pennsylvania Mercer County
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $62,846
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $62,692
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $63,507
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $59,825
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $60,553
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $55,559
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $56,030
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $58,447
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $62,663
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $57,183
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $63,847
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $59,875

Mercer County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Mercer County was $26,146 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Mercer County median per capita income is $6,565 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Mercer County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Mercer County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Mercer County $26,146 -3.36% +9.81%

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

The current per capita income for Mercer is $26,146. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $27,056 and is now $910 (3.36%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Mercer County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mercer County

Date US Pennsylvania Mercer County
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $26,146
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $27,056
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $25,090
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $23,811
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $24,277
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $23,601
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $24,356
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $23,700
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $23,990
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $23,787
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $24,524
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $24,286