Income/capita 40%
Household income 92%
Unemployment 3%
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IndexHappy ValleyOregonNational
Income per capita$41,790$28,822$29,829
Median household income$106,197$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$114,720$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,054$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$63,722$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$26,538$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%15.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Happy Valley is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Happy Valley is 92% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Happy Valley is 3% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Happy Valley is 71% lower than the national average

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      Happy Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector16.0%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services7.2%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%11.8%
      Public administration6.7%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.4%
      Education, health & social services14.7%41.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stafford, OR1,945$125,556127.0%
      Rivergrove, OR438$106,87593.2%
      Cedar Mill, OR15,993$105,34790.4%
      Camas, WA21,393$94,35070.5%
      Lake Oswego, OR38,065$89,97962.6%
      Happy Valley, OR17,474$106,19792.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Houston, TX17,474$42,01624.1%
      Hanover, MB17,472n/a 
      Greenfield Town, MA17,477$48,72411.9%
      Lindenwold, NJ17,482$38,91829.7%
      Jenison, MI17,461$59,6407.8%
      Happy Valley, OR17,474$106,19792.0%
      Source: The Happy Valley, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).