2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates released today

Median household incomes Pennsylvania increased to $59,195 in 2017, up 2% from 2016 according to the latest estimates from U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates provide data on a variety of economic and demographic subjects for areas with populations of 65,000 or more.

Pennsylvania’s median household income was just shy of the national median household income of $60,336. The percent of persons below the poverty level experienced a slight, but significant decline from 2016 (12.7%) to 2017 (12.5%).

Click here to read more on what this year’s estimates mean for Pennsylvania, and what new information is available from the survey.