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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylvania metro area was $68,572 in 2017, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $9,377 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,236 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Philadelphia $68,572 +1.71% +6.42%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Philadelphia is $68,572. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $69,505 and is now $933 (1.34%) lower. From a post peak low of $63,704 in 2011, real median household income for Philadelphia has now grown by $4,868 (7.64%).

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $68,572
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $67,416
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $67,381
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $64,437
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $63,748
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $64,290
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $63,704
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $65,456
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $68,793
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $69,505
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $69,105
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $67,755

Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $90,929 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $14,980 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Philadelphia $90,929 +5.01% +8.80%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $90,929, the median family income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $90,929
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $86,591
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $85,831
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $83,577
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $82,443
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $82,447
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $82,728
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $83,947
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $88,095
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $88,588
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $87,681
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $86,266

Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $37,235 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $4,524 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Philadelphia $37,235 +3.28% +8.22%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $37,235, the per capita income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $37,235
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $36,051
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $35,607
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $34,406
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $34,150
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $33,592
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $33,506
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $34,083
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $35,475
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $36,123
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $35,890
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $34,657