See How Delaware County Ranks for Household Income in Pennsylvania


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See how Delaware County's median household income compares to other counties in Pennsylvania.

When compared to other counties in Pennsylvania, Delaware County’s residents do OK as far as earnings and household income, according to Stacker.

The county had the fourth highest median household income in the state based on 2020 data from the U.S. Census. Third highest went to Bucks County, then Montgomery and, finally Chester County as the top-ranking county for median household income.

Delaware County median household income was $76,238, 19.8 percent above the state average and 17.3 percent above the national average.

Of Delaware County’s households, 38.6 percent earn over $100,000, while 8.3 percent of households earn less than $15,000.

By comparison, Chester County, which came in first in the state, showed a median household income of $104,161, 63.7 percent above the state average and 60.34 percent above the national average

The percentage of households earning over $100,000 in Chester County was 52.1 percent, while those earning less than $15,000 was 4.7 percent.

Across the nation, 2020 median household income was $67,521. 

Annual income is influenced by education, race, ethnicity, gender and location. 

Nationally, the highest median household incomes can be found in the Washington D.C. metropolitan areas of Maryland and Northern Virginia.

See a county breakdown of median household income across Pennsylvania at MSN

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