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Median Household Income in the Philly Suburbs is Not Too Shabby According to Census Data!

Median Household Income in the Philly Suburbs is Not Too Shabby According to Census Data! | Newtown News of Interest | Scoop.it

New numbers recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau show how household incomes in the Philadelphia region compare to the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" this month, showing that overall, income has increased across the country.

The nation's median household income from 2013-17 was $57,652. That was up 8.7 percent from 2008 to 2012 when the median household took home $53,046. That number includes all households, including people who live alone.

Of the five Eastern Pennsylvania counties that comprise Philadelphia and its suburbs, Chester County had the highest household income. Households in Chester County make $92,417 a year, the data shows.

Here's a look at household incomes for all five Philly-area counties:

Bucks - $82,031
Chester - $92,417
Delaware - $69,839
Montgomery - $84,791
Philadelphia -$40,649

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