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Autos Drive Pennsylvania Forward

185,207 Total Auto Jobs in Pennsylvania
2.38% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
Total New Car 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

Total State Tax revenue
Percent of State Tax Revenue
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
Corporate Profits Tax
State Income Taxes




By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Pennsylvania average age of vehicles is 11.78 years.

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

New Purchases


Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$22.34 Billion Total Imports
$787.1 Million Total Exports
$2.89 Billion Total Imports
$168.8 Million Total Exports
Compiled by 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.
Gasoline Stations 6273
Electric Charging Stations 429
Biodiesel Stations 2
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 49
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 2
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 72


$31,942 Average MSRP Per New Car


$59,195 Median Household Income


$4,933 Median Monthly Household Income


$486 Median Monthly New Car Payment


9.86% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

BMW Group

Location Employees
BMW of North America Regional Parts Distribution Center Nazareth 76
BMW of North America Continental Distribution Center Easton

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Pittsburgh Regional Office Wabash 21

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Parts Distribution Center -- Philadelphia Langhorne
GM Financial -- Philadelphia Branch Office Horsham


Location Employees
Kia Training Center Allentown 2


Location Employees
Mazda Parts Distribution Center Covington Township 1