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Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania metro area was $58,521 in 2017, the latest figures available. Pittsburgh median household income is $674 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $1,815 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Pittsburgh median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Pittsburgh are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Pittsburgh $58,521 +2.19% +7.97%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $58,521, the median household income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $58,521
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $57,269
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $55,956
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $54,199
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $54,061
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $54,004
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $53,362
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $52,618
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $53,084
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $54,504
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $54,079
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $52,724

Pittsburgh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Pittsburgh was $77,460 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Pittsburgh median family income is $1,511 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Pittsburgh $77,460 +1.65% +6.73%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $77,460, the median family income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $77,460
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $76,201
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $74,109
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $72,578
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $72,492
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $70,808
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $68,900
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $69,044
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $69,055
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $70,793
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $71,191
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $69,731

Pittsburgh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Pittsburgh was $34,804 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Pittsburgh median per capita income is $2,093 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Pittsburgh $34,804 +4.57% +9.10%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,804, the per capita income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $34,804
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $33,283
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $33,170
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $31,902
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $31,604
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $31,351
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $30,576
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $30,506
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $30,758
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $31,483
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $31,315
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $30,146