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Salem Oregon Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Salem Oregon metro area was $55,903 in 2016, the latest figures available. Salem median household income is $1,629 lower than the median Oregon household income and $1,714 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Salem median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Salem are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salem Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Oregon $57,532 +4.92% +11.11%
Salem $55,903 +5.26% +14.87%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $55,903, the median household income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2016 $57,617 $57,532 $55,903
2015 $56,480 $54,832 $53,111
2014 $54,398 $51,780 $50,192
2013 $53,838 $51,779 $48,668
2012 $53,701 $51,391 $47,727
2011 $53,879 $49,946 $48,705
2010 $55,093 $51,255 $50,181
2009 $56,180 $54,206 $50,244
2008 $58,000 $55,927 $53,946
2007 $58,736 $56,409 $50,621
2006 $57,677 $55,033 $53,913
2005 $56,832 $52,778 $53,210

Salem Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salem was $65,289 in 2016. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Salem median family income is $5,640 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Salem will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Salem Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Oregon $70,929 +5.67% +11.44%
Salem $65,289 +0.92% +15.06%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $65,289, the median family income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2016 $71,062 $70,929 $65,289
2015 $69,122 $67,124 $64,691
2014 $66,820 $63,535 $57,439
2013 $65,977 $63,645 $56,741
2012 $65,363 $62,174 $56,862
2011 $65,564 $62,258 $57,196
2010 $66,721 $62,375 $56,999
2009 $68,329 $66,195 $61,028
2008 $70,638 $68,212 $63,276
2007 $70,813 $68,474 $62,364
2006 $69,670 $66,571 $63,541
2005 $68,618 $64,766 $63,086

Salem Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salem was $25,585 in 2016. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Salem median per capita income is $5,237 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Salem will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salem Oregon

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Oregon $30,822 +4.53% +10.59%
Salem $25,585 +3.83% +15.05%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Salem is $25,585. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $26,743 and is now $1,158 (4.33%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,238 in 2013, real per capita income for Salem has now grown by $3,347 (15.05%).

Real Per Capita Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2016 $31,128 $30,822 $25,585
2015 $30,358 $29,485 $24,642
2014 $29,288 $28,028 $22,803
2013 $29,041 $27,870 $22,238
2012 $28,558 $27,191 $22,248
2011 $28,494 $26,915 $23,056
2010 $28,687 $27,249 $23,701
2009 $29,542 $28,097 $23,676
2008 $30,755 $29,473 $25,632
2007 $30,894 $29,520 $24,294
2006 $30,078 $29,067 $24,355
2005 $30,768 $29,232 $26,743