Socioeconomic Health: Income

Income graph

Based on U.S. Census data the median household income during 2007-2009 for both Benton County ($49,282) and Oregon ($49,325) were slightly lower than the median household income for the United States ($51,369). The median family income for Benton County ($69,636) was higher than Oregon ($60,350) and the United States ($62,367). The per capita income for Benton County ($25,878) and Oregon ($25,874) are nearly equal to one another, but slightly less than the United States ($27,100).

Sources:

  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Benton County, Oregon. Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
    Type in “Benton County, Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Oregon. Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml 
    Type in “Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: United States. Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
    Type in “United States” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2009”

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Income table