The map below shows median household income in Philadelphia 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.

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

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The median household income in Philadelphia County is $50,091. This means Philadelphia County income is lower than the median income in the United States, with county household incomes in the 38th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in Philadelphia County 27% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 61% of counties might have higher incomes, and 37% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby counties family and household incomes are lower. Median income ranges from a low of $8,638 to a high of $193,562 in some neighborhoods.

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

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