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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 $60,248 in 2014, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $9,173 higher than the median Oregon household income and $6,591 greater than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2016. Median family and per capita income for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Oregon $51,075 0.00% +3.64%
Portland $60,248 +0.19% +4.21%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portland is $60,248. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $64,610 and is now $4,362 (6.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,635 in 2010, real median household income for Portland has now grown by $2,613 (4.53%).

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2014 $53,657 $51,075 $60,248
2013 $53,105 $51,073 $60,136
2012 $52,970 $50,691 $58,752
2011 $53,162 $49,281 $57,813
2010 $54,343 $50,558 $57,635
2009 $55,415 $53,468 $61,263
2008 $57,211 $55,166 $64,610
2007 $57,936 $55,641 $63,242
2006 $56,892 $54,284 $61,622
2005 $56,058 $52,060 $59,677

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $72,419 in 2014. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $9,749 higher. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Oregon

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Oregon $62,670 -0.17% +2.02%
Portland $72,419 -0.18% +3.10%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Portland is $72,419. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $78,491 and is now $6,072 (7.74%) lower. From a post peak low of $69,810 in 2010, real median family income for Portland has now grown by $2,609 (3.74%).

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2014 $65,910 $62,670 $72,419
2013 $65,078 $62,778 $72,548
2012 $64,473 $61,327 $72,387
2011 $64,691 $61,429 $70,239
2010 $65,813 $61,526 $69,810
2009 $67,399 $65,294 $74,249
2008 $69,677 $67,284 $78,491
2007 $69,849 $67,541 $76,658
2006 $68,722 $65,665 $75,520
2005 $67,684 $63,885 $73,155

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $31,155 in 2014. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $3,509 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Oregon

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Oregon $27,646 +0.56% +4.10%
Portland $31,155 +0.67% +3.44%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Portland is $31,155. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,709 and is now $1,554 (4.75%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,808 in 2010, real per capita income for Portland has now grown by $1,347 (4.52%).

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2014 $28,889 $27,646 $31,155
2013 $28,645 $27,491 $30,948
2012 $28,169 $26,821 $30,240
2011 $28,115 $26,557 $30,119
2010 $28,297 $26,878 $29,808
2009 $29,140 $27,715 $30,810
2008 $30,337 $29,072 $32,587
2007 $30,473 $29,118 $32,709
2006 $29,669 $28,672 $32,022
2005 $30,349 $28,834 $31,999