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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 $50,891 in 2017, the latest figures available. Scranton median household income is $8,304 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $9,445 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Scranton median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Scranton--Wilkes-Barre are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
Scranton $50,891 +5.06% +8.49%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Scranton is $50,891. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $51,393 and is now $502 (0.98%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $50,891
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $48,442
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $51,393
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $46,907
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $47,781
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $45,869
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $47,952
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $47,737
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $47,900
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $47,964
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $49,711
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $48,670

Scranton Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Scranton was $67,483 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Scranton median family income is $8,466 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
Scranton $67,483 +4.74% +12.82%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $67,483, the median family income for Scranton was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $67,483
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $64,432
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $65,447
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $59,813
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $61,999
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $59,939
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $61,099
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $62,738
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $61,477
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $62,274
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $63,860
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $63,522

Scranton Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Scranton was $28,061 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Scranton median per capita income is $4,650 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
Scranton $28,061 +1.62% +8.97%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,061, the per capita income for Scranton was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $28,061
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $27,613
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $27,444
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $25,752
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $25,875
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $25,954
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $26,370
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $26,435
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $27,043
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $26,771
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $26,629
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $26,066