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Congressional District 15

Autos Drive Pennsylvania Forward

Industry Impact

13.1K
13.1 Thousand total auto jobs in Pennsylvania
2.71%
2.71% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$779.4M
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.1B
Total Car Sales in 2018
35.5K
Total New Cars Sold in 2018
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$76.1M
total state tax revenue
$2M
corporate profits tax
$8.4M
state income taxes

Registrations

705.1K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 324,645 (46.04%)
  • CUVs 156,757 (22.23%)
  • SUVs 72,457 (10.28%)
  • Pickups 100,708 (14.28%)
  • Vans/Minivans 50,515 (7.16%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 680,016 (96.45%)
  • Diesel 15,685 (2.22%)
  • Hybrid 8,282 (1.17%)
  • Electric 439 (0.06%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 660 (0.09%)
The Pennsylvania congressional district 15 average age of vehicles is 12.08 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

35.5K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 10,083 (28.39%)
  • CUVs 16,127 (45.41%)
  • SUVs 2,749 (7.74%)
  • Pickups 5,049 (14.21%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,510 (4.25%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 33,819 (95.22%)
  • Diesel 686 (1.93%)
  • Hybrid 690 (1.94%)
  • Electric 200 (0.56%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 123 (0.35%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Compiled by the Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 348
  • Electric Charging Stations 9
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 8
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 3

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Consumers
$31.7K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$63.1K
Median Household Income
$5.3K
Median Monthly Household Income
$482.45
Median Monthly New Car Payment
9.17%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (79%)
  • Carpool to Work (8%)
  • Take Public Transportation (2%)
  • Other (9%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.