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Salem Oregon Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Salem Oregon metro area was $65,689 in 2019, the latest figures available. Salem median household income is $1,369 lower than the median Oregon household income and $23 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Salem median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Salem are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salem Oregon

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Oregon $67,058 +3.85% +9.41%
Salem $65,689 +13.01% +10.30%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $65,689, the median household income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2019 $65,712 $67,058 $65,689
2018 $63,059 $64,575 $58,126
2017 $62,927 $62,797 $58,574
2016 $61,383 $61,292 $59,557
2015 $60,187 $58,432 $56,597
2014 $58,001 $55,210 $53,516
2013 $57,437 $55,239 $51,921
2012 $57,307 $54,842 $50,932
2011 $57,531 $53,332 $52,006
2010 $58,809 $54,712 $53,566
2009 $59,988 $57,881 $53,650

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Salem Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salem was $80,126 in 2019. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Salem median family income is $2,414 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Salem will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Salem Oregon

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Oregon $82,540 +4.40% +9.23%
Salem $80,126 +16.44% +15.19%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $80,126, the median family income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2019 $80,944 $82,540 $80,126
2018 $77,786 $79,062 $68,814
2017 $77,064 $76,345 $69,344
2016 $75,707 $75,565 $69,557
2015 $73,660 $71,531 $68,938
2014 $71,246 $67,744 $61,244
2013 $70,386 $67,899 $60,534
2012 $69,752 $66,348 $60,680
2011 $70,009 $66,479 $61,073
2010 $71,221 $66,582 $60,844
2009 $72,962 $70,683 $65,165

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Salem Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salem was $29,065 in 2019. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Salem median per capita income is $6,466 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Salem will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salem Oregon

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Oregon $35,531 +2.47% +8.20%
Salem $29,065 +4.76% +6.63%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,065, the per capita income for Salem was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2019 $35,672 $35,531 $29,065
2018 $34,444 $34,675 $27,744
2017 $33,788 $33,322 $27,396
2016 $33,163 $32,837 $27,257
2015 $32,351 $31,420 $26,260
2014 $31,228 $29,884 $24,313
2013 $30,982 $29,733 $23,724
2012 $30,476 $29,017 $23,742
2011 $30,425 $28,739 $24,619
2010 $30,622 $29,087 $25,300
2009 $31,545 $30,002 $25,281

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