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Income/capita 10%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 3%
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IndexCorvallisOregonNational
Income per capita$26,804$28,822$29,829
Median household income$43,922$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,381$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,365$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$18,869$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$13,537$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%15.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Corvallis is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Corvallis is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Corvallis is 3% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Corvallis is 82% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,278$43,922$87,844
      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.

      Corvallis median earnings by income bracket

      Corvallis employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.2%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%7.8%
      Public administration2.7%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%1.4%
      Education, health & social services31.7%50.8%
      Other31.7%29.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Millersburg, OR1,963$71,33328.9%
      Adair Village, OR933$65,71418.8%
      Peoria, OR189$58,9846.6%
      Philomath, OR4,584$55,3450.0%
      Jefferson, OR3,207$51,5566.8%
      Corvallis, OR55,766$43,92220.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kettering, OH55,720$51,4417.0%
      Pflugerville, TX55,712$77,89940.8%
      St. Peters, MO55,820$72,92731.8%
      Grand Forks, ND55,831$47,59314.0%
      Manhattan, KS55,909$45,99216.9%
      Corvallis, OR55,766$43,92220.6%
      Source: The Corvallis, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).