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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 $57,333 in 2018, the latest figures available. State College median household income is $3,572 lower than the median Pennsylvania household income and $4,604 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including State College median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for State College are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for State College Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Pennsylvania $60,905 +0.44% +3.16%
State College $57,333 +0.13% -3.98%

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

The current median household income for State college is $57,333. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $63,063 and is now $5,730 (9.09%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2018 $61,937 $60,905 $57,333
2017 $61,807 $60,638 $57,257
2016 $60,291 $59,548 $63,063
2015 $59,116 $59,038 $59,711
2014 $56,969 $56,520 $54,538
2013 $56,415 $56,152 $57,448
2012 $56,288 $56,133 $55,672
2011 $56,507 $56,201 $52,575
2010 $57,762 $56,887 $51,645
2009 $58,921 $58,098 $57,441
2008 $60,829 $59,290 $55,591
2007 $61,601 $58,973 $54,200

State College Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for State College was $84,102 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania family income, State College median family income is $6,611 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for State College will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for State College Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Pennsylvania $77,491 -0.40% +4.16%
State College $84,102 -1.74% +1.46%

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

The current median family income for State college is $84,102. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $91,565 and is now $7,463 (8.15%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2018 $76,401 $77,491 $84,102
2017 $75,692 $77,800 $85,589
2016 $74,360 $75,669 $91,565
2015 $72,348 $74,398 $82,895
2014 $69,978 $72,066 $77,146
2013 $69,134 $71,824 $77,450
2012 $68,512 $71,341 $74,263
2011 $68,763 $70,808 $84,178
2010 $69,953 $71,432 $72,514
2009 $71,663 $72,957 $72,488
2008 $74,083 $74,025 $76,913
2007 $74,267 $73,844 $76,000

State College Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for State College was $28,362 in 2018. Compared to the median Pennsylvania per capita income, State College median per capita income is $5,598 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for State College will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for State College Pennsylvania

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Pennsylvania $33,960 +1.35% +5.45%
State College $28,362 -5.93% -0.51%

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

The current per capita income for State college is $28,362. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $32,604 and is now $4,242 (13.01%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: State College, Pennsylvania, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for State College

Date US Pennsylvania State College
2018 $33,831 $33,960 $28,362
2017 $33,187 $33,508 $30,150
2016 $32,573 $32,723 $32,604
2015 $31,775 $32,204 $28,506
2014 $30,672 $31,024 $26,506
2013 $30,431 $30,930 $27,937
2012 $29,934 $30,432 $28,272
2011 $29,884 $30,136 $27,478
2010 $30,077 $30,440 $26,072
2009 $30,984 $31,371 $27,301
2008 $32,255 $31,894 $28,633
2007 $32,400 $31,842 $27,738