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Reading Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Reading Pennsylvania metro area was $67,708 in 2019, the latest figures available. Reading median household income is $4,245 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $1,996 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Reading median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Reading are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Reading $67,708 +6.30% +7.20%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $67,708, the median household income for Reading was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $67,708
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $63,698
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $63,680
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $63,161
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $60,562
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $60,597
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $61,606
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $58,033
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $59,588
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $60,822
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $63,887

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Reading Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Reading was $81,575 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Reading median family income is $500 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Reading will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Reading $81,575 +1.91% +6.65%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,575, the median family income for Reading was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $81,575
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $80,045
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $77,206
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $76,488
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $73,630
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $72,180
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $76,021
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $71,690
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $73,305
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $73,435
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $75,861

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Reading Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Reading was $32,252 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Reading median per capita income is $3,552 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Reading will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Reading $32,252 +0.59% +3.25%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,252, the per capita income for Reading was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $32,252
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $32,064
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $31,373
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $31,238
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $30,232
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $28,270
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $29,997
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $29,019
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $29,290
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $29,829
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $29,457

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