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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 $52,247 in 2017, the latest figures available. Portage County median household income is $7,058 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $8,089 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Portage County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Portage County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%
Portage County $52,247 -4.67% -1.93%

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

The current median household income for Portage is $52,247. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $63,808 and is now $11,561 (18.12%) lower. From a post peak low of $48,363 in 2012, real median household income for Portage has now grown by $3,884 (8.03%).

Real Median Household Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2017 $60,336 $59,305 $52,247
2016 $58,856 $58,033 $54,809
2015 $57,709 $57,568 $59,229
2014 $55,613 $54,540 $53,273
2013 $55,072 $54,247 $52,565
2012 $54,948 $54,614 $48,363
2011 $55,162 $55,045 $54,264
2010 $56,388 $55,210 $54,781
2009 $57,519 $57,257 $57,588
2008 $59,382 $59,456 $56,904
2007 $60,135 $59,943 $57,735
2006 $59,051 $59,442 $63,808

Portage County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Portage County was $74,446 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Portage County median family income is $967 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Portage County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%
Portage County $74,446 +7.68% +4.43%

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

The current median family income for Portage is $74,446. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $76,268 and is now $1,822 (2.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,577 in 2012, real median family income for Portage has now grown by $9,869 (15.28%).

Real Median Family Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2017 $73,891 $75,413 $74,446
2016 $72,591 $74,459 $69,137
2015 $70,627 $73,328 $75,246
2014 $68,313 $69,636 $71,291
2013 $67,488 $69,162 $68,212
2012 $66,880 $69,690 $64,577
2011 $67,126 $69,613 $66,902
2010 $68,289 $69,955 $71,704
2009 $69,958 $71,740 $72,503
2008 $72,321 $74,896 $75,187
2007 $72,500 $74,433 $76,268
2006 $71,330 $73,899 $75,781

Portage County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Portage County was $29,347 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Portage County median per capita income is $2,651 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Portage County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Portage County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%
Portage County $29,347 +3.19% +8.95%

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

The current per capita income for Portage is $29,347. Real per capita income peaked in 2015 at $29,791 and is now $444 (1.49%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Portage County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Portage County

Date US Wisconsin Portage County
2017 $32,397 $31,998 $29,347
2016 $31,798 $31,567 $28,439
2015 $31,019 $30,588 $29,791
2014 $29,942 $29,241 $26,936
2013 $29,706 $28,930 $25,633
2012 $29,221 $28,873 $25,781
2011 $29,173 $28,631 $26,252
2010 $29,361 $28,684 $27,001
2009 $30,246 $29,660 $25,129
2008 $31,488 $30,738 $29,369
2007 $31,629 $30,806 $29,175
2006 $30,795 $30,317 $29,310