Capital Region Community Dashboard

Life in the Capital Region Dashboard Executive Summary: Income

The median household income increased by $1,047 from 2012 to 2017 statewide. Meanwhile, Dauphin County's median household income decreased.

Change in Median Income, 2012 to 2017

Median income divides the income distribution into two equal parts, half above the median and half below the median

Per Capita Personal Income increased for all counties in the Capital Region from 2012 to 2017.

Per Capita Personal Income, 2012 to 2017

Per Capita Personal income is calculated by dividing an area's total income by its total population

Dauphin County exceeds the state average for the percentage of the population living below the poverty line.

Percent of Population Living Below Poverty Line in 2017

The unemployment rate decreased for all counties in the region from 2012 to 2018

Unemployment Rate, 2012 to 2018

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