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Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Philadelphia County Pennsylvania area was $39,759 in 2017, the latest figures available. Philadelphia County median household income is $19,436 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $20,577 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Philadelphia County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Philadelphia County $39,759 -6.10% -1.75%

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

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $39,759. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $42,663 and is now $2,904 (6.81%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $39,759
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $42,341
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $42,663
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $40,466
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $38,825
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $37,850
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $37,364
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $38,759
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $42,428
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $42,202
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $41,913
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $40,499

Philadelphia County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia County was $54,431 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia County median family income is $21,518 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Philadelphia County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Philadelphia County $54,431 +5.98% +11.76%

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

At $54,431, the median family income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $54,431
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $51,362
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $51,019
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $48,702
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $46,992
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $47,383
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $46,605
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $48,614
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $52,420
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $52,915
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $53,160
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $52,467

Philadelphia County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia County was $26,039 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia County median per capita income is $6,672 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Philadelphia County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Philadelphia County $26,039 +3.26% +7.82%

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

At $26,039, the per capita income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $26,039
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $25,216
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $24,792
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $24,151
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $23,569
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $23,071
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $22,547
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $22,726
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $24,809
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $23,937
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $24,345
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $23,064