Income/capita 11%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 27%
Income per capita$26,536$34,778$28,822
Median household income$54,400$58,423$53,270
Median income owner occupied$0$83,708$69,328
Median income renter occupied$0$36,883$34,215
Median earnings male$33,716$35,643$33,885
Median earnings female$32,882$29,549$24,038
Unemployment rate5.9%5.2%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a16.9%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kenton is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kenton is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kenton is 27% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kenton is equal to the national average

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      Kenton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%11.9%
      Public administration3.9%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%1.4%
      Education, health & social services14.0%42.8%

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      Stafford, OR1,945$125,556127%
      Bethany, OR22,819$117,056112%
      Rivergrove, OR438$106,87593%
      Happy Valley, OR17,474$106,19792%
      Cedar Mill, OR15,993$105,34790%
      Portland, OR620,589$58,4236%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220%
      Oklahoma City, OK620,015$50,0709%
      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828%
      Louisville, KY611,573$46,88115%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%
      Portland, OR620,589$58,4236%
      Source: The Kenton, Portland, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).