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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 $61,058 in 2017, the latest figures available. Reading median household income is $1,863 higher than the median Pennsylvania household income and $722 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Reading median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Reading are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Reading $61,058 +0.82% +5.09%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Reading is $61,058. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $64,010 and is now $2,952 (4.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,644 in 2012, real median household income for Reading has now grown by $5,414 (9.73%).

Real Median Household Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $61,058
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $60,561
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $58,068
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $58,103
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $59,070
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $55,644
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $57,134
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $58,318
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $61,257
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $62,335
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $62,561
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $60,986

Reading Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Reading was $74,028 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Reading median family income is $1,921 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Reading will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Reading $74,028 +0.94% +6.96%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Reading is $74,028. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $75,756 and is now $1,728 (2.28%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,738 in 2012, real median family income for Reading has now grown by $5,290 (7.70%).

Real Median Family Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $74,028
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $73,339
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $70,598
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $69,208
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $72,891
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $68,738
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $70,286
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $70,412
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $72,737
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $73,529
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $74,115
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $69,342

Reading Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Reading was $30,081 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Reading median per capita income is $2,630 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Reading will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Reading Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Reading $30,081 +0.43% +10.98%

Trends in Reading, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Reading is $30,081. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $30,172 and is now $91 (0.30%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,106 in 2014, real per capita income for Reading has now grown by $2,975 (10.98%).

Real Per Capita Income: Reading, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Reading

Date US Pennsylvania Reading
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $30,081
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $29,952
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $28,988
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $27,106
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $28,762
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $27,824
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $28,084
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $28,601
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $28,244
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $29,791
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $30,172
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $28,689