Income/capita 29%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 97%
Income per capita$21,068$34,778$28,822
Median household income$46,666$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$33,471$35,643$33,885
Median earnings female$25,264$29,549$24,038
Unemployment rate9.2%5.2%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a16.9%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Portsmith is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Portsmith is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Portsmith is 97% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Portsmith is equal to the national average

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      Portsmith employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector20.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%15.6%
      Public administration3.7%8.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.5%
      Education, health & social services18.7%28.4%

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      Stafford, OR1,945$125,556127%
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      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 Portsmith, Portland, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).