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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 $57,091 in 2018, the latest figures available. Salem median household income is $6,335 lower than the median Oregon household income and $4,846 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Salem median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Salem are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salem Oregon

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Oregon $63,426 +2.83% +10.52%
Salem $57,091 -0.77% +2.70%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Salem is $57,091. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $58,497 and is now $1,406 (2.40%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2018 $61,937 $63,426 $57,091
2017 $61,807 $61,680 $57,532
2016 $60,291 $60,202 $58,497
2015 $59,116 $57,391 $55,589
2014 $56,969 $54,228 $52,564
2013 $56,415 $54,256 $50,997
2012 $56,288 $53,866 $50,026
2011 $56,507 $52,383 $51,081
2010 $57,762 $53,738 $52,612
2009 $58,921 $56,851 $52,696
2008 $60,829 $58,654 $56,577
2007 $61,601 $59,160 $53,090

Salem Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salem was $67,589 in 2018. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Salem median family income is $10,066 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Salem will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Salem Oregon

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Oregon $77,655 +3.56% +10.53%
Salem $67,589 -0.76% -0.18%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Salem is $67,589. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $68,319 and is now $730 (1.07%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2018 $76,401 $77,655 $67,589
2017 $75,692 $74,986 $68,110
2016 $74,360 $74,221 $68,319
2015 $72,348 $70,257 $67,710
2014 $69,978 $66,538 $60,154
2013 $69,134 $66,690 $59,456
2012 $68,512 $65,169 $59,601
2011 $68,763 $65,295 $59,986
2010 $69,953 $65,397 $59,761
2009 $71,663 $69,425 $64,006
2008 $74,083 $71,539 $66,362
2007 $74,267 $71,813 $65,405

Salem Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salem was $27,250 in 2018. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Salem median per capita income is $6,808 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Salem will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salem Oregon

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Oregon $34,058 +4.06% +10.36%
Salem $27,250 +1.27% +5.65%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Salem is $27,250. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $28,048 and is now $798 (2.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,302 in 2013, real per capita income for Salem has now grown by $3,948 (16.94%).

Real Per Capita Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2018 $33,831 $34,058 $27,250
2017 $33,187 $32,729 $26,908
2016 $32,573 $32,252 $26,772
2015 $31,775 $30,861 $25,793
2014 $30,672 $29,352 $23,880
2013 $30,431 $29,204 $23,302
2012 $29,934 $28,501 $23,320
2011 $29,884 $28,228 $24,181
2010 $30,077 $28,569 $24,849
2009 $30,984 $29,468 $24,831
2008 $32,255 $30,911 $26,882
2007 $32,400 $30,959 $25,479