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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 $68,570 in 2017, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $12,293 higher than the median Maine household income and $8,234 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Maine $56,277 +3.79% +9.78%
Portland $68,570 +5.84% +11.05%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $68,570, the median household income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2017 $60,336 $56,277 $68,570
2016 $58,856 $54,221 $64,786
2015 $57,709 $53,280 $64,227
2014 $55,613 $51,265 $61,745
2013 $55,072 $49,511 $57,724
2012 $54,948 $49,961 $57,440
2011 $55,162 $50,281 $61,016
2010 $56,388 $51,620 $63,693
2009 $57,519 $52,380 $61,674
2008 $59,382 $53,164 $62,040
2007 $60,135 $54,384 $63,996
2006 $59,051 $52,942 $62,296

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $86,942 in 2017. Compared to the median Maine family income, Portland median family income is $14,765 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Maine

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Maine $72,177 +3.49% +12.18%
Portland $86,942 +4.37% +11.20%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $86,942, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2017 $73,891 $72,177 $86,942
2016 $72,591 $69,746 $83,305
2015 $70,627 $66,893 $80,173
2014 $68,313 $64,341 $78,185
2013 $67,488 $63,389 $75,622
2012 $66,880 $62,775 $74,378
2011 $67,126 $63,762 $78,391
2010 $68,289 $65,571 $76,551
2009 $69,958 $64,785 $77,147
2008 $72,321 $65,876 $76,950
2007 $72,500 $66,684 $78,949
2006 $71,330 $64,343 $75,006

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $36,909 in 2017. Compared to the median Maine per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $5,821 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Maine

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Maine $31,088 +2.80% +7.21%
Portland $36,909 +3.62% +5.13%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,909, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2017 $32,397 $31,088 $36,909
2016 $31,798 $30,241 $35,619
2015 $31,019 $29,423 $34,994
2014 $29,942 $28,998 $35,108
2013 $29,706 $28,068 $32,570
2012 $29,221 $27,832 $32,076
2011 $29,173 $28,183 $33,403
2010 $29,361 $28,112 $32,666
2009 $30,246 $28,250 $32,680
2008 $31,488 $28,721 $32,931
2007 $31,629 $29,602 $34,340
2006 $30,795 $28,307 $31,987