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Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Oregon Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Oregon metro area was $56,978 in 2012, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $7,817 higher than the median Oregon household income and $5,607 greater than the US median household income. 2013 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2014. Median family and per capita income for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Oregon $49,161 +2.86% -5.23%
Portland $56,978 +1.62% -4.13%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portland is $56,978. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $62,660 and is now $5,682 (9.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,896 in 2010, real median household income for Portland has now grown by $1,082 (1.94%).

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2012 $51,371 $49,161 $56,978
2011 $51,557 $47,794 $56,068
2010 $52,703 $49,032 $55,896
2009 $53,760 $51,872 $59,434
2008 $55,484 $53,501 $62,660
2007 $56,189 $53,963 $61,335
2006 $55,176 $52,647 $59,764
2005 $54,387 $50,508 $57,898

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $70,202 in 2012. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $10,726 higher. As with the median household income data, 2013 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Oregon

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Oregon $59,476 -0.17% -6.11%
Portland $70,202 +3.06% -2.54%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Portland is $70,202. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $76,123 and is now $5,921 (7.78%) lower. From a post peak low of $67,703 in 2010, real median family income for Portland has now grown by $2,499 (3.69%).

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2012 $62,527 $59,476 $70,202
2011 $62,739 $59,575 $68,119
2010 $63,827 $59,669 $67,703
2009 $65,387 $63,344 $72,032
2008 $67,574 $65,254 $76,123
2007 $67,742 $65,504 $74,347
2006 $66,650 $63,685 $73,243
2005 $65,666 $61,980 $70,974

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $29,327 in 2012. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $3,316 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2013 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Oregon

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Oregon $26,011 +0.99% -3.26%
Portland $29,327 +0.40% -1.88%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Portland is $29,327. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,722 and is now $2,395 (7.55%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,908 in 2010, real per capita income for Portland has now grown by $419 (1.45%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2012 $27,319 $26,011 $29,327
2011 $27,266 $25,755 $29,210
2010 $27,443 $26,067 $28,908
2009 $28,270 $26,887 $29,890
2008 $29,421 $28,195 $31,603
2007 $29,554 $28,240 $31,722
2006 $28,774 $27,807 $31,056
2005 $29,445 $27,975 $31,045