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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 $68,676 in 2016, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $11,144 higher than the median Oregon household income and $11,059 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-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Oregon $57,532 +4.92% +11.11%
Portland $68,676 +6.22% +12.64%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $68,676, the median household income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2016 $57,617 $57,532 $68,676
2015 $56,480 $54,832 $64,657
2014 $54,398 $51,780 $61,080
2013 $53,838 $51,779 $60,967
2012 $53,701 $51,391 $59,562
2011 $53,879 $49,946 $58,593
2010 $55,093 $51,255 $58,430
2009 $56,180 $54,206 $62,109
2008 $58,000 $55,927 $65,501
2007 $58,736 $56,409 $64,115
2006 $57,677 $55,033 $62,473
2005 $56,832 $52,778 $60,500

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $82,734 in 2016. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $11,805 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 Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Oregon $70,929 +5.67% +11.44%
Portland $82,734 +5.82% +12.49%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $82,734, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2016 $71,062 $70,929 $82,734
2015 $69,122 $67,124 $78,183
2014 $66,820 $63,535 $73,419
2013 $65,977 $63,645 $73,550
2012 $65,363 $62,174 $73,386
2011 $65,564 $62,258 $71,187
2010 $66,721 $62,375 $70,773
2009 $68,329 $66,195 $75,274
2008 $70,638 $68,212 $79,574
2007 $70,813 $68,474 $77,717
2006 $69,670 $66,571 $76,562
2005 $68,618 $64,766 $74,164

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $35,290 in 2016. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $4,468 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 Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Oregon $30,822 +4.53% +10.59%
Portland $35,290 +5.61% +12.47%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,290, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2016 $31,128 $30,822 $35,290
2015 $30,358 $29,485 $33,414
2014 $29,288 $28,028 $31,585
2013 $29,041 $27,870 $31,376
2012 $28,558 $27,191 $30,657
2011 $28,494 $26,915 $30,525
2010 $28,687 $27,249 $30,219
2009 $29,542 $28,097 $31,235
2008 $30,755 $29,473 $33,036
2007 $30,894 $29,520 $33,160
2006 $30,078 $29,067 $32,464
2005 $30,768 $29,232 $32,441