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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 $56,163 in 2017, the latest figures available. Salem median household income is $4,049 lower than the median Oregon household income and $4,173 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Salem median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Salem are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Salem Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Oregon $60,212 +2.45% +13.74%
Salem $56,163 -1.65% +9.45%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Salem is $56,163. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $57,106 and is now $943 (1.65%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2017 $60,336 $60,212 $56,163
2016 $58,856 $58,770 $57,106
2015 $57,709 $56,026 $54,267
2014 $55,613 $52,937 $51,313
2013 $55,072 $52,965 $49,783
2012 $54,948 $52,584 $48,835
2011 $55,162 $51,136 $49,865
2010 $56,388 $52,460 $51,360
2009 $57,519 $55,498 $51,442
2008 $59,382 $57,259 $55,231
2007 $60,135 $57,753 $51,827
2006 $59,051 $56,344 $55,197

Salem Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Salem was $66,489 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon family income, Salem median family income is $6,713 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Salem will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Salem Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Oregon $73,202 +1.03% +12.70%
Salem $66,489 -0.31% +13.23%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Salem is $66,489. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $66,693 and is now $204 (0.31%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2017 $73,891 $73,202 $66,489
2016 $72,591 $72,455 $66,693
2015 $70,627 $68,586 $66,100
2014 $68,313 $64,955 $58,722
2013 $67,488 $65,103 $58,041
2012 $66,880 $63,617 $58,182
2011 $67,126 $63,741 $58,558
2010 $68,289 $63,841 $58,339
2009 $69,958 $67,772 $62,482
2008 $72,321 $69,838 $64,784
2007 $72,500 $70,104 $63,849
2006 $71,330 $68,157 $65,054

Salem Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Salem was $26,268 in 2017. Compared to the median Oregon per capita income, Salem median per capita income is $5,682 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Salem will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Salem Oregon

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Oregon $31,950 +1.48% +11.50%
Salem $26,268 +0.51% +12.68%

Trends in Salem, OR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Salem is $26,268. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,380 and is now $1,112 (4.06%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,748 in 2013, real per capita income for Salem has now grown by $3,520 (15.47%).

Real Per Capita Income: Salem, Oregon, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Salem

Date US Oregon Salem
2017 $32,397 $31,950 $26,268
2016 $31,798 $31,485 $26,135
2015 $31,019 $30,127 $25,179
2014 $29,942 $28,654 $23,312
2013 $29,706 $28,509 $22,748
2012 $29,221 $27,822 $22,765
2011 $29,173 $27,556 $23,605
2010 $29,361 $27,890 $24,258
2009 $30,246 $28,767 $24,240
2008 $31,488 $30,175 $26,242
2007 $31,629 $30,223 $24,873
2006 $30,795 $29,760 $24,935