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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 $54,115 in 2018, the latest figures available. Scranton median household income is $6,790 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $7,822 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Scranton median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Scranton--Wilkes-Barre are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%
Scranton $54,115 +3.80% +2.79%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $54,115, the median household income for Scranton was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2018 $61,937 $60,905 $54,115
2017 $61,807 $60,638 $52,132
2016 $60,291 $59,548 $49,623
2015 $59,116 $59,038 $52,645
2014 $56,969 $56,520 $48,051
2013 $56,415 $56,152 $48,946
2012 $56,288 $56,133 $46,987
2011 $56,507 $56,201 $49,121
2010 $57,762 $56,887 $48,900
2009 $58,921 $58,098 $49,068
2008 $60,829 $59,290 $49,133
2007 $61,601 $58,973 $50,923

Scranton Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Scranton was $67,558 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, Scranton median family income is $9,933 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%
Scranton $67,558 -2.27% +0.77%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Scranton is $67,558. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $69,128 and is now $1,570 (2.27%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2018 $76,401 $77,491 $67,558
2017 $75,692 $77,800 $69,128
2016 $74,360 $75,669 $66,002
2015 $72,348 $74,398 $67,042
2014 $69,978 $72,066 $61,271
2013 $69,134 $71,824 $63,511
2012 $68,512 $71,341 $61,400
2011 $68,763 $70,808 $62,589
2010 $69,953 $71,432 $64,267
2009 $71,663 $72,957 $62,976
2008 $74,083 $74,025 $63,792
2007 $74,267 $73,844 $65,416

Scranton Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Scranton was $28,480 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, Scranton median per capita income is $5,480 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Scranton will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Scranton Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%
Scranton $28,480 -0.92% +1.31%

Trends in Scranton, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Scranton is $28,480. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $28,745 and is now $265 (0.92%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Scranton, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Scranton

Date US Pennsylvania Scranton
2018 $33,831 $33,960 $28,480
2017 $33,187 $33,508 $28,745
2016 $32,573 $32,723 $28,287
2015 $31,775 $32,204 $28,113
2014 $30,672 $31,024 $26,380
2013 $30,431 $30,930 $26,506
2012 $29,934 $30,432 $26,587
2011 $29,884 $30,136 $27,013
2010 $30,077 $30,440 $27,079
2009 $30,984 $31,371 $27,702
2008 $32,255 $31,894 $27,423
2007 $32,400 $31,842 $27,278