The map below shows median household income in Allegheny County by area. Areas in the top 1% of earnings are in purple, high-earning areas are in green, and low-earning areas are in red.

Allegheny County, PA map of rich and poor neighborhoods by household income

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The median household income in Allegheny County is $71,004. This means Allegheny County income is much higher than the median income in the United States, with county household incomes in the 87th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in Allegheny County 41% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 12% of counties might have higher incomes, and 86% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby counties family and household incomes are higher. Median income ranges from a low of $9,508 to a high of $237,364 in some neighborhoods.

Higher income areas are typically found in the northwest parts of the county, and lower income areas are in the southeast areas.

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