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Portland-South Portland-Biddeford Maine Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford Maine metro area was $63,422 in 2016, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $10,343 higher than the median Maine household income and $5,805 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Portland-South Portland-Biddeford are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Maine

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Maine $53,079 +1.79% +9.66%
Portland $63,422 +0.90% +12.39%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $63,422, the median household income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2016 $57,617 $53,079 $63,422
2015 $56,480 $52,145 $62,858
2014 $54,398 $50,145 $60,396
2013 $53,838 $48,402 $56,431
2012 $53,701 $48,828 $56,137
2011 $53,879 $49,111 $59,596
2010 $55,093 $50,435 $62,230
2009 $56,180 $51,160 $60,238
2008 $58,000 $51,927 $60,596
2007 $58,736 $53,119 $62,507
2006 $57,677 $51,710 $60,847
2005 $56,832 $52,603 $61,245

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $81,551 in 2016. Compared to the median Maine family income, Portland median family income is $13,274 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Maine

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Maine $68,277 +4.29% +10.18%
Portland $81,551 +3.93% +10.31%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,551, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2016 $71,062 $68,277 $81,551
2015 $69,122 $65,468 $78,465
2014 $66,820 $62,935 $76,477
2013 $65,977 $61,969 $73,928
2012 $65,363 $61,351 $72,691
2011 $65,564 $62,278 $76,567
2010 $66,721 $64,066 $74,793
2009 $68,329 $63,278 $75,351
2008 $70,638 $64,343 $75,160
2007 $70,813 $65,133 $77,113
2006 $69,670 $62,845 $73,260
2005 $68,618 $64,324 $75,011

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $34,869 in 2016. Compared to the median Maine per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $5,265 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Maine

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Maine $29,604 +2.81% +7.89%
Portland $34,869 +1.81% +9.51%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,869, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2016 $31,128 $29,604 $34,869
2015 $30,358 $28,796 $34,248
2014 $29,288 $28,364 $34,341
2013 $29,041 $27,440 $31,840
2012 $28,558 $27,200 $31,348
2011 $28,494 $27,527 $32,626
2010 $28,687 $27,466 $31,916
2009 $29,542 $27,593 $31,920
2008 $30,755 $28,053 $32,164
2007 $30,894 $28,913 $33,541
2006 $30,078 $27,648 $31,242
2005 $30,768 $29,012 $33,208