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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 $71,913 in 2019, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $12,989 higher than the median Maine household income and $6,201 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Portland median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Maine $58,924 +4.09% +4.20%
Portland $71,913 +0.93% +6.43%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $71,913, the median household income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2019 $65,712 $58,924 $71,913
2018 $63,059 $56,610 $71,248
2017 $62,927 $58,693 $71,514
2016 $61,383 $56,548 $67,567
2015 $60,187 $55,568 $66,985
2014 $58,001 $53,466 $64,396
2013 $57,437 $51,637 $60,203
2012 $57,307 $52,106 $59,906
2011 $57,531 $52,440 $63,636
2010 $58,809 $53,837 $66,428
2009 $59,988 $54,629 $64,322

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Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $91,427 in 2019. Compared to the median Maine family income, Portland median family income is $15,111 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Portland will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Portland Maine

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Maine $76,316 +3.55% +4.92%
Portland $91,427 +0.58% +5.23%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $91,427, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2019 $80,944 $76,316 $91,427
2018 $77,786 $73,702 $90,902
2017 $77,064 $75,276 $90,675
2016 $75,707 $72,740 $86,881
2015 $73,660 $69,766 $83,616
2014 $71,246 $67,104 $81,542
2013 $70,386 $66,111 $78,869
2012 $69,752 $65,470 $77,572
2011 $70,009 $66,500 $81,757
2010 $71,221 $68,387 $79,838
2009 $72,962 $67,567 $80,459

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Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $40,148 in 2019. Compared to the median Maine per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $6,070 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Portland will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portland Maine

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Maine $34,078 +4.29% +8.05%
Portland $40,148 +4.04% +8.08%

Trends in Portland, ME Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $40,148, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Maine, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Maine Portland
2019 $35,672 $34,078 $40,148
2018 $34,444 $32,677 $38,590
2017 $33,788 $32,423 $38,494
2016 $33,163 $31,539 $37,148
2015 $32,351 $30,687 $36,497
2014 $31,228 $30,243 $36,615
2013 $30,982 $29,274 $33,969
2012 $30,476 $29,027 $33,453
2011 $30,425 $29,393 $34,838
2010 $30,622 $29,319 $34,068
2009 $31,545 $29,463 $34,084

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