Income - Median income for families with children under age 18 by family type in Pennsylvania

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Median household income is one measure, among many, that gauges the economic well-being. Median household income provides information about the financial resources available to households. Higher household incomes are commonly associated with a greater means of acquiring goods and services. Household income is closely tied to employment levels, educational attainment, and regional economic opportunities.
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Definitions: The median income for all families with children under age 18 by family type where income is known.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, (Tables P15, PCT39 & PCT40) - Annie E. Casey Foundation

(2005-2013) U.S Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 3-year estimates (B19125, B19126)

(2014 - current) U.S. Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 1-year estimate (B19125, B19126)

Footnotes: (2005 - 2013) The six smallest counties are not included in the ACS – Cameron, Forest, Fulton, Montour, Potter, and Sullivan.  Amounts used for those counties are small area (PUMA) figures.

(2014 - current) Single year estimates should not be compared to prior 3-year estimates. The 27 smallest counties are not included in the ACS - Bedford, Bradford, Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Pike, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Wayne and Wyoming.

Updated October 2021.