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Congressional District 5

Autos Drive Pennsylvania Forward

Industry Impact

9.3K
9.3 Thousand total auto jobs in Pennsylvania
2.41%
2.41% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$460.7M
Total Labor Income Annually
$940.3M
Total Car Sales in 2018
29.1K
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

$59.5M
total state tax revenue
$785.4K
corporate profits tax
$6.7M
state income taxes

Registrations

645.4K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 224,588 (34.8%)
  • CUVs 136,874 (21.21%)
  • SUVs 78,384 (12.14%)
  • Pickups 165,853 (25.7%)
  • Vans/Minivans 39,744 (6.16%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 619,952 (96.05%)
  • Diesel 19,917 (3.09%)
  • Hybrid 5,119 (0.79%)
  • Electric 153 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 302 (0.05%)
The Pennsylvania congressional district 5 average age of vehicles is 12.35 years.

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

New Purchases

29.1K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 4,921 (16.92%)
  • CUVs 13,052 (44.89%)
  • SUVs 2,282 (7.85%)
  • Pickups 7,773 (26.73%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,050 (3.61%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 27,632 (95.03%)
  • Diesel 918 (3.16%)
  • Hybrid 398 (1.37%)
  • Electric 50 (0.17%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 80 (0.27%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 142.4M 142.4 Million Total Imports
  • 242.4M 242.4 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 21.4M 21.4 Million Total Imports
  • 23.6M 23.6 Million 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 434
  • Electric Charging Stations 21
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 2

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
$32.3K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$50.2K
Median Household Income
$4.2K
Median Monthly Household Income
$492.49
Median Monthly New Car Payment
11.77%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (73%)
  • Carpool to Work (7%)
  • Take Public Transportation (10%)
  • 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%.