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Scranton--Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Scranton--Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania metro area was $54,304 in 2019, the latest figures available. Scranton median household income is $9,159 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $11,408 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Scranton median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Scranton--Wilkes-Barre are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Pennsylvania $63,463 +2.34% +4.68%
Scranton $54,304 -1.44% +7.49%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Scranton is $54,304. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $55,096 and is now $792 (1.44%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2019 $65,712 $63,463 $54,304
2018 $63,059 $62,009 $55,096
2017 $62,927 $61,737 $53,076
2016 $61,383 $60,627 $50,522
2015 $60,187 $60,109 $53,599
2014 $58,001 $57,544 $48,921
2013 $57,437 $57,170 $49,833
2012 $57,307 $57,150 $47,838
2011 $57,531 $57,219 $50,012
2010 $58,809 $57,918 $49,786
2009 $59,988 $59,151 $49,957

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Scranton Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Scranton was $66,665 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Scranton median family income is $14,410 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Pennsylvania $81,075 +2.76% +5.24%
Scranton $66,665 -3.08% -0.79%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Scranton is $66,665. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $70,380 and is now $3,715 (5.28%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2019 $80,944 $81,075 $66,665
2018 $77,786 $78,895 $68,782
2017 $77,064 $79,210 $70,380
2016 $75,707 $77,040 $67,198
2015 $73,660 $75,747 $68,257
2014 $71,246 $73,371 $62,381
2013 $70,386 $73,126 $64,661
2012 $69,752 $72,632 $62,512
2011 $70,009 $72,091 $63,723
2010 $71,221 $72,727 $65,432
2009 $72,962 $74,279 $64,117

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Scranton Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Scranton was $29,882 in 2019. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Scranton median per capita income is $5,922 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Pennsylvania $35,804 +3.55% +7.47%
Scranton $29,882 +3.06% +3.76%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,882, the per capita income for Scranton was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2019 $35,672 $35,804 $29,882
2018 $34,444 $34,575 $28,996
2017 $33,788 $34,115 $29,266
2016 $33,163 $33,316 $28,799
2015 $32,351 $32,788 $28,622
2014 $31,228 $31,586 $26,857
2013 $30,982 $31,491 $26,986
2012 $30,476 $30,983 $27,069
2011 $30,425 $30,682 $27,502
2010 $30,622 $30,992 $27,570
2009 $31,545 $31,939 $28,204

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