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Portage County Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Portage County Wisconsin area was $56,358 in 2019, the latest figures available. Portage County median household income is $7,810 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $9,354 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Portage County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Portage County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Wisconsin $64,168 +3.71% +6.02%
Portage County $56,358 -3.65% -1.41%

Trends in Portage County, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Portage is $56,358. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $66,547 and is now $10,189 (15.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,440 in 2012, real median household income for Portage has now grown by $5,918 (11.73%).

Real Median Household Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2019 $65,712 $64,168 $56,358
2018 $63,059 $61,874 $58,493
2017 $62,927 $61,851 $54,490
2016 $61,383 $60,524 $57,162
2015 $60,187 $60,040 $61,773
2014 $58,001 $56,882 $55,560
2013 $57,437 $56,576 $54,823
2012 $57,307 $56,959 $50,440
2011 $57,531 $57,409 $56,595
2010 $58,809 $57,581 $57,133
2009 $59,988 $59,716 $60,061

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Portage County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portage County was $81,331 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Portage County median family income is $498 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Portage County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Wisconsin $81,829 +4.63% +5.38%
Portage County $81,331 +3.87% +12.80%

Trends in Portage County, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,331, the median family income for Portage was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2019 $80,944 $81,829 $81,331
2018 $77,786 $78,206 $78,300
2017 $77,064 $78,651 $77,642
2016 $75,707 $77,655 $72,105
2015 $73,660 $76,477 $78,477
2014 $71,246 $72,626 $74,353
2013 $70,386 $72,132 $71,141
2012 $69,752 $72,683 $67,350
2011 $70,009 $72,603 $69,775
2010 $71,221 $72,959 $74,783
2009 $72,962 $74,820 $75,616

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Portage County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portage County was $33,081 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Portage County median per capita income is $1,487 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Portage County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Wisconsin $34,568 +2.79% +5.00%
Portage County $33,081 +7.24% +11.53%

Trends in Portage County, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $33,081, the per capita income for Portage was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2019 $35,672 $34,568 $33,081
2018 $34,444 $33,631 $30,849
2017 $33,788 $33,372 $30,607
2016 $33,163 $32,922 $29,660
2015 $32,351 $31,902 $31,070
2014 $31,228 $30,497 $28,093
2013 $30,982 $30,173 $26,734
2012 $30,476 $30,113 $26,888
2011 $30,425 $29,860 $27,379
2010 $30,622 $29,916 $28,160
2009 $31,545 $30,934 $26,208

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