Gresham employment information

IndexGreshamOregonNational
Income per capita$22,976$28,822$29,829
Median household income$49,866$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,639$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,286$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$30,651$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$22,249$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%15.7%15.1%
The Gresham, OR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Gresham is $22,976, which is 20% lower than than the Oregon average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,866, which is 6% lower than than the Oregon average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gresham is 6%, which is 23% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gresham is 20% which is 35% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,240$49,866$99,732
City
$35,509$53,270$106,540
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Gresham is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gresham is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gresham is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gresham is 35% higher than the national average.

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Gresham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%1.1%
Manufacturing sector14.8%3.6%
Financial & insurance services3.0%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%16.3%
Public administration3.1%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%3.0%
Education, health & social services9.6%35.3%
Other30.0%28.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Stafford, OR1,945$125,556127%
Rivergrove, OR438$106,87593%
Happy Valley, OR17,474$106,19792%
Felida, WA7,857$101,15083%
Camas, WA21,393$94,35071%
Gresham, OR110,042$49,86610%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lowell, MA109,871$46,97215%
Manchester, NH110,231$54,8991%
Brandon, FL109,784$57,9855%
Waterbury, CT109,211$39,68128%
West Jordan, UT110,928$69,50326%
Gresham, OR110,042$49,86610%
Source: The Gresham, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).