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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 $62,638 in 2019, the latest figures available. Pittsburgh median household income is $825 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $3,074 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Pittsburgh median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Pittsburgh are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Pittsburgh $62,638 +3.04% +4.87%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $62,638, the median household income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $62,638
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $60,792
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $61,034
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $59,727
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $58,358
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $56,527
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $56,383
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $56,323
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $55,654
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $54,877
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $55,363

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Pittsburgh Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Pittsburgh was $85,283 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Pittsburgh median family income is $4,208 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Pittsburgh $85,283 +3.95% +7.31%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $85,283, the median family income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $85,283
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $82,041
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $80,786
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $79,472
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $77,291
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $75,694
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $75,606
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $73,848
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $71,859
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $72,009
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $72,020

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Pittsburgh Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Pittsburgh was $38,400 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Pittsburgh median per capita income is $2,596 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Pittsburgh will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Pittsburgh $38,400 +5.03% +10.62%

Trends in Pittsburgh, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $38,400, the per capita income for Pittsburgh was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Pittsburgh

Date US Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $38,400
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $36,562
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $36,298
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $34,712
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $34,594
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $33,272
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $32,962
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $32,697
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $31,889
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $31,816
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $32,079

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