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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 $59,168 in 2013, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $8,917 higher than the median Oregon household income and $6,918 greater than the US median household income. 2014 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2015. Median family and per capita income for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Oregon $50,251 +0.75% +1.02%
Portland $59,168 +2.36% +4.34%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portland is $59,168. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $63,570 and is now $4,402 (6.92%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,708 in 2010, real median household income for Portland has now grown by $2,460 (4.34%).

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2013 $52,250 $50,251 $59,168
2012 $52,117 $49,875 $57,806
2011 $52,306 $48,488 $56,883
2010 $53,469 $49,744 $56,708
2009 $54,541 $52,625 $60,297
2008 $56,290 $54,278 $63,570
2007 $57,006 $54,747 $62,226
2006 $55,978 $53,412 $60,633
2005 $55,178 $51,242 $58,740

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $71,380 in 2013. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $9,613 higher. As with the median household income data, 2014 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Oregon

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Oregon $61,767 +2.36% +2.03%
Portland $71,380 +0.22% +3.92%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Portland is $71,380. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $77,228 and is now $5,848 (7.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,687 in 2010, real median family income for Portland has now grown by $2,693 (3.92%).

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2013 $64,030 $61,767 $71,380
2012 $63,435 $60,340 $71,222
2011 $63,650 $60,441 $69,109
2010 $64,754 $60,536 $68,687
2009 $66,336 $64,264 $73,079
2008 $68,556 $66,202 $77,228
2007 $68,727 $66,456 $75,427
2006 $67,618 $64,611 $74,307
2005 $66,621 $62,881 $72,006

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $30,450 in 2013. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $3,402 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2014 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Oregon

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Oregon $27,048 +2.50% +2.28%
Portland $30,450 +2.34% +3.83%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Portland is $30,450. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,183 and is now $1,733 (5.38%) lower. From a post peak low of $29,328 in 2010, real per capita income for Portland has now grown by $1,122 (3.83%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2013 $28,184 $27,048 $30,450
2012 $27,716 $26,389 $29,753
2011 $27,662 $26,129 $29,634
2010 $27,841 $26,446 $29,328
2009 $28,681 $27,278 $30,324
2008 $29,849 $28,604 $32,062
2007 $29,984 $28,650 $32,183
2006 $29,192 $28,211 $31,508
2005 $29,873 $28,381 $31,497