Economic Insights

See Auto Industry Impacts at the National, State, and Congressional District levels.

Every State is an Auto State

ME NH VT MA RI CT NJ DE MD DC FL HI
Filter Selections:
Congressional District 17

Autos Drive Pennsylvania Forward

Industry Impact

9.6K
9.6 Thousand total auto jobs in Pennsylvania
2.49%
2.49% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$539.8M
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.1B
Total Car Sales in 2018
35.8K
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

$57.2M
total state tax revenue
$1.2M
corporate profits tax
$5.7M
state income taxes

Registrations

719.6K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 323,459 (44.95%)
  • CUVs 152,395 (21.18%)
  • SUVs 85,223 (11.84%)
  • Pickups 112,990 (15.7%)
  • Vans/Minivans 45,533 (6.33%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 699,754 (97.24%)
  • Diesel 13,766 (1.91%)
  • Hybrid 5,574 (0.77%)
  • Electric 194 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 312 (0.04%)
The Pennsylvania congressional district 17 average age of vehicles is 12.42 years.

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

New Purchases

35.8K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 9,648 (26.96%)
  • CUVs 17,039 (47.62%)
  • SUVs 2,647 (7.4%)
  • Pickups 5,340 (14.92%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,109 (3.1%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 34,585 (96.65%)
  • Diesel 561 (1.57%)
  • Hybrid 460 (1.28%)
  • Electric 103 (0.29%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 74 (0.21%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 1.1M 1.1 Million Total Imports
  • 1.5M 1.5 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 274.4K 274.4 Thousand Total Imports
  • 268.8K 268.8 Thousand 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 322
  • Electric Charging Stations 28
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 4

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
$30.7K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$52.7K
Median Household Income
$4.4K
Median Monthly Household Income
$467.61
Median Monthly New Car Payment
10.65%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (82%)
  • Carpool to Work (5%)
  • Take Public Transportation (2%)
  • Other (8%)

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%.