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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 $74,533 in 2019, the latest figures available. Philadelphia median household income is $11,070 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $8,821 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Philadelphia median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Philadelphia $74,533 +3.48% +6.01%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $74,533, the median household income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $74,533
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $72,029
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $71,516
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $70,310
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $70,275
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $67,204
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $66,486
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $67,050
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $66,440
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $68,267
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $71,747

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Philadelphia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Philadelphia was $94,793 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Philadelphia median family income is $13,718 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Philadelphia $94,793 +2.96% +4.97%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Philadelphia is $94,793. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $94,833 and is now $40 (0.04%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $94,793
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $92,072
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $94,833
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $90,309
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $89,517
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $87,165
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $85,984
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $85,987
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $86,281
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $87,552
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $91,878

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Philadelphia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Philadelphia was $40,930 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Philadelphia median per capita income is $5,126 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Philadelphia will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Philadelphia $40,930 +4.68% +8.86%

Trends in Philadelphia, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $40,930, the per capita income for Philadelphia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Philadelphia

Date US Pennsylvania Philadelphia
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $40,930
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $39,100
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $38,834
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $37,599
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $37,137
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $35,884
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $35,616
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $35,034
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $34,945
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $35,547
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $36,998

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