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State College Pennsylvania Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the State College Pennsylvania metro area was $55,895 in 2017, the latest figures available. State College median household income is $3,300 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $4,441 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including State College median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for State College are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for State College Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Pennsylvania $59,195 +1.83% +7.29%
State College $55,895 -9.21% +4.99%

Trends in State College, PA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for State college is $55,895. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $61,562 and is now $5,667 (9.21%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2017 $60,336 $59,195 $55,895
2016 $58,856 $58,131 $61,562
2015 $57,709 $57,634 $58,291
2014 $55,613 $55,175 $53,240
2013 $55,072 $54,816 $56,080
2012 $54,948 $54,797 $54,347
2011 $55,162 $54,863 $51,324
2010 $56,388 $55,534 $50,416
2009 $57,519 $56,716 $56,074
2008 $59,382 $57,880 $54,269
2007 $60,135 $57,570 $52,910
2006 $59,051 $56,379 $49,831

State College Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for State College was $83,552 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, State College median family income is $7,603 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for State College will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for State College Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Pennsylvania $75,949 +2.82% +7.96%
State College $83,552 -6.53% +10.94%

Trends in State College, PA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for State college is $83,552. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $89,386 and is now $5,834 (6.53%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2017 $73,891 $75,949 $83,552
2016 $72,591 $73,869 $89,386
2015 $70,627 $72,628 $80,923
2014 $68,313 $70,350 $75,310
2013 $67,488 $70,115 $75,606
2012 $66,880 $69,642 $72,495
2011 $67,126 $69,123 $82,174
2010 $68,289 $69,732 $70,789
2009 $69,958 $71,221 $70,763
2008 $72,321 $72,264 $75,083
2007 $72,500 $72,087 $74,192
2006 $71,330 $70,869 $75,282

State College Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for State College was $29,433 in 2017. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, State College median per capita income is $3,278 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for State College will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for State College Pennsylvania

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Pennsylvania $32,711 +2.40% +8.01%
State College $29,433 -7.52% +13.75%

Trends in State College, PA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for State college is $29,433. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $31,828 and is now $2,395 (7.52%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2017 $32,397 $32,711 $29,433
2016 $31,798 $31,945 $31,828
2015 $31,019 $31,438 $27,828
2014 $29,942 $30,285 $25,875
2013 $29,706 $30,194 $27,272
2012 $29,221 $29,708 $27,598
2011 $29,173 $29,418 $26,824
2010 $29,361 $29,716 $25,451
2009 $30,246 $30,624 $26,651
2008 $31,488 $31,135 $27,952
2007 $31,629 $31,084 $27,078
2006 $30,795 $30,096 $25,693