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Polk County Oregon Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Polk County Oregon area was $55,428 in 2017, the latest figures available. Polk County median household income is $4,784 lower than the median Oregon household income and $4,908 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Polk County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Polk County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Polk County Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Oregon $60,212 +2.45% +13.74%
Polk County $55,428 +3.38% +3.05%

Trends in Polk County, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Polk is $55,428. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $63,665 and is now $8,237 (12.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,087 in 2012, real median household income for Polk has now grown by $5,341 (10.66%).

Real Median Household Income: Polk County, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Polk County

Date US Oregon Polk County
2017 $60,336 $60,212 $55,428
2016 $58,856 $58,770 $53,614
2015 $57,709 $56,026 $56,876
2014 $55,613 $52,937 $53,785
2013 $55,072 $52,965 $52,469
2012 $54,948 $52,584 $50,087
2011 $55,162 $51,136 $58,166
2010 $56,388 $52,460 $54,994
2009 $57,519 $55,498 $63,665
2008 $59,382 $57,259 $61,006
2007 $60,135 $57,753 $54,445
2006 $59,051 $56,344 $55,297

Polk County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Polk County was $72,419 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Polk County median family income is $783 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Polk County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Polk County Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Oregon $73,202 +1.03% +12.70%
Polk County $72,419 +7.31% +1.92%

Trends in Polk County, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Polk is $72,419. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $83,425 and is now $11,006 (13.19%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,679 in 2012, real median family income for Polk has now grown by $12,740 (21.35%).

Real Median Family Income: Polk County, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Polk County

Date US Oregon Polk County
2017 $73,891 $73,202 $72,419
2016 $72,591 $72,455 $67,488
2015 $70,627 $68,586 $66,361
2014 $68,313 $64,955 $71,058
2013 $67,488 $65,103 $61,932
2012 $66,880 $63,617 $59,679
2011 $67,126 $63,741 $70,439
2010 $68,289 $63,841 $61,950
2009 $69,958 $67,772 $75,479
2008 $72,321 $69,838 $83,425
2007 $72,500 $70,104 $68,075
2006 $71,330 $68,157 $67,676

Polk County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Polk County was $24,445 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Polk County median per capita income is $7,505 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Polk County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Polk County Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Oregon $31,950 +1.48% +11.50%
Polk County $24,445 -10.80% -0.30%

Trends in Polk County, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Polk is $24,445. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $30,442 and is now $5,997 (19.70%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,069 in 2012, real per capita income for Polk has now grown by $376 (1.56%).

Real Per Capita Income: Polk County, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Polk County

Date US Oregon Polk County
2017 $32,397 $31,950 $24,445
2016 $31,798 $31,485 $27,404
2015 $31,019 $30,127 $25,482
2014 $29,942 $28,654 $24,518
2013 $29,706 $28,509 $24,741
2012 $29,221 $27,822 $24,069
2011 $29,173 $27,556 $26,286
2010 $29,361 $27,890 $25,793
2009 $30,246 $28,767 $26,480
2008 $31,488 $30,175 $28,832
2007 $31,629 $30,223 $26,358
2006 $30,795 $29,760 $25,494