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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 $63,850 in 2015, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $9,702 higher than the median Oregon household income and $8,075 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Oregon $54,148 +5.89% +6.70%
Portland $63,850 +5.86% +8.55%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portland is $63,850. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $64,684 and is now $834 (1.29%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,701 in 2010, real median household income for Portland has now grown by $6,149 (10.66%).

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2015 $55,775 $54,148 $63,850
2014 $53,719 $51,134 $60,318
2013 $53,166 $51,132 $60,206
2012 $53,031 $50,750 $58,820
2011 $53,223 $49,339 $57,880
2010 $54,405 $50,615 $57,701
2009 $55,478 $53,530 $61,333
2008 $57,276 $55,228 $64,684
2007 $58,003 $55,705 $63,315
2006 $56,957 $54,346 $61,693
2005 $56,122 $52,119 $59,745

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $77,208 in 2015. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $10,921 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Oregon

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Oregon $66,287 +5.65% +7.96%
Portland $77,208 +6.49% +6.54%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Portland is $77,208. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $78,581 and is now $1,373 (1.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,890 in 2010, real median family income for Portland has now grown by $7,318 (10.47%).

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2015 $68,260 $66,287 $77,208
2014 $65,986 $62,742 $72,503
2013 $65,153 $62,850 $72,632
2012 $64,548 $61,398 $72,471
2011 $64,766 $61,500 $70,320
2010 $65,888 $61,596 $69,890
2009 $67,476 $65,369 $74,334
2008 $69,756 $67,361 $78,581
2007 $69,929 $67,619 $76,747
2006 $68,801 $65,741 $75,607
2005 $67,761 $63,957 $73,238

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $32,997 in 2015. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $3,880 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Oregon

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Oregon $29,117 +5.20% +8.44%
Portland $32,997 +5.79% +8.99%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,997, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2015 $29,979 $29,117 $32,997
2014 $28,922 $27,678 $31,191
2013 $28,678 $27,522 $30,984
2012 $28,202 $26,852 $30,275
2011 $28,147 $26,587 $30,154
2010 $28,329 $26,909 $29,842
2009 $29,174 $27,746 $30,845
2008 $30,371 $29,105 $32,624
2007 $30,508 $29,151 $32,746
2006 $29,703 $28,705 $32,059
2005 $30,384 $28,867 $32,036