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Portland-South Portland-Biddeford Maine Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford Maine metro area was $69,980 in 2018, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $14,378 higher than the median Maine household income and $8,043 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Portland-South Portland-Biddeford are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Maine

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Maine $55,602 -3.55% +1.88%
Portland $69,980 -0.37% +6.37%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portland is $69,980. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $70,241 and is now $261 (0.37%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2018 $61,937 $55,602 $69,980
2017 $61,807 $57,649 $70,241
2016 $60,291 $55,542 $66,365
2015 $59,116 $54,578 $65,792
2014 $56,969 $52,515 $63,250
2013 $56,415 $50,718 $59,131
2012 $56,288 $51,180 $58,841
2011 $56,507 $51,507 $62,504
2010 $57,762 $52,878 $65,245
2009 $58,921 $53,657 $63,177
2008 $60,829 $54,459 $63,552
2007 $61,601 $55,710 $65,556

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $89,284 in 2018. Compared to the median Maine family income, Portland median family income is $16,894 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Maine

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Maine $72,390 -2.09% +5.64%
Portland $89,284 +0.25% +8.71%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $89,284, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2018 $76,401 $72,390 $89,284
2017 $75,692 $73,936 $89,061
2016 $74,360 $71,446 $85,336
2015 $72,348 $68,523 $82,127
2014 $69,978 $65,910 $80,091
2013 $69,134 $64,935 $77,466
2012 $68,512 $64,306 $76,193
2011 $68,763 $65,316 $80,302
2010 $69,953 $67,169 $78,417
2009 $71,663 $66,365 $79,028
2008 $74,083 $67,481 $78,825
2007 $74,267 $68,309 $80,873

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $37,903 in 2018. Compared to the median Maine per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $5,808 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Maine

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Maine $32,095 +0.78% +6.49%
Portland $37,903 +0.25% +5.74%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $37,903, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2018 $33,831 $32,095 $37,903
2017 $33,187 $31,846 $37,809
2016 $32,573 $30,978 $36,487
2015 $31,775 $30,140 $35,847
2014 $30,672 $29,705 $35,964
2013 $30,431 $28,753 $33,364
2012 $29,934 $28,510 $32,858
2011 $29,884 $28,870 $34,217
2010 $30,077 $28,797 $33,462
2009 $30,984 $28,939 $33,477
2008 $32,255 $29,421 $33,733
2007 $32,400 $30,323 $35,177