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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 $47,474 in 2019, the latest figures available. Philadelphia County median household income is $15,989 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $18,238 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Philadelphia County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Philadelphia County $47,474 +1.11% +7.51%

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

At $47,474, the median household income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $47,474
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $46,952
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $41,466
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $44,158
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $44,495
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $42,204
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $40,493
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $39,475
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $38,968
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $40,423
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $44,250

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Philadelphia County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia County was $54,978 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia County median family income is $26,097 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Philadelphia County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Philadelphia County $54,978 -2.01% +2.64%

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

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $54,978. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $56,768 and is now $1,790 (3.15%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $54,978
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $56,108
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $56,768
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $53,566
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $53,210
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $50,793
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $49,010
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $49,418
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $48,607
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $50,702
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $54,670

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Philadelphia County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia County was $29,766 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia County median per capita income is $6,038 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Philadelphia County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Philadelphia County $29,766 +3.02% +13.19%

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

At $29,766, the per capita income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia County

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia County
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $29,766
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $28,893
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $27,157
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $26,298
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $25,857
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $25,188
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $24,581
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $24,061
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $23,515
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $23,702
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $25,874

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