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Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Oregon Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Oregon metro area was $71,931 in 2017, the latest figures available. Portland median household income is $11,719 higher than the median Oregon household income and $11,595 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-Vancouver-Hillsboro are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portland Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Oregon $60,212 +2.45% +13.74%
Portland $71,931 +2.53% +15.19%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $71,931, the median household income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2017 $60,336 $60,212 $71,931
2016 $58,856 $58,770 $70,153
2015 $57,709 $56,026 $66,064
2014 $55,613 $52,937 $62,444
2013 $55,072 $52,965 $62,363
2012 $54,948 $52,584 $60,945
2011 $55,162 $51,136 $59,989
2010 $56,388 $52,460 $59,804
2009 $57,519 $55,498 $63,589
2008 $59,382 $57,259 $67,062
2007 $60,135 $57,753 $65,642
2006 $59,051 $56,344 $63,961

Portland Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portland was $86,771 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Portland median family income is $13,569 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 Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Oregon $73,202 +1.03% +12.70%
Portland $86,771 +2.67% +15.60%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $86,771, the median family income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2017 $73,891 $73,202 $86,771
2016 $72,591 $72,455 $84,514
2015 $70,627 $68,586 $79,886
2014 $68,313 $64,955 $75,059
2013 $67,488 $65,103 $75,235
2012 $66,880 $63,617 $75,090
2011 $67,126 $63,741 $72,882
2010 $68,289 $63,841 $72,436
2009 $69,958 $67,772 $77,068
2008 $72,321 $69,838 $81,470
2007 $72,500 $70,104 $79,568
2006 $71,330 $68,157 $78,387

Portland Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portland was $36,303 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Portland median per capita income is $4,353 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 Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Oregon $31,950 +1.48% +11.50%
Portland $36,303 +0.70% +12.42%

Trends in Portland, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,303, the per capita income for Portland was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Portland, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portland

Date US Oregon Portland
2017 $32,397 $31,950 $36,303
2016 $31,798 $31,485 $36,049
2015 $31,019 $30,127 $34,141
2014 $29,942 $28,654 $32,291
2013 $29,706 $28,509 $32,094
2012 $29,221 $27,822 $31,369
2011 $29,173 $27,556 $31,252
2010 $29,361 $27,890 $30,929
2009 $30,246 $28,767 $31,979
2008 $31,488 $30,175 $33,823
2007 $31,629 $30,223 $33,950
2006 $30,795 $29,760 $33,237