Yamhill County ranked 7th in state for resident earnings in 2017


Yamhill County ranked 7th among counties in Oregon by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

The median income of Yamhill County residents was an inflation-adjusted $27,000 per year. Yamhill County had 35,952 households in 2017, with a population of 102,366.

The county with the highest median resident income in the state was Clackamas County. Clackamas County's median income was $34,855 per year after adjusting for inflation – $7,855 more than Yamhill County. It had 153,822 households in 2017 and a population of 399,962.

Malheur County had the lowest annual resident income among counties in Oregon, with a median income of only $19,988 per year. That was $7,012 less than the median income in Yamhill County at the time. Malheur County had 10,262 households in 2017 and a population of 30,421.

The table below shows the state's counties ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.

Oregon counties ranked by earnings per resident (2017)
Rank
County
Earnings per resident ($$$)
1
Clackamas County
34,855
2
Washington County
34,401
3
Multnomah County
30,168
4
Deschutes County
28,563
5
Columbia County
27,483
6
Morrow County
27,056
7
Yamhill County
27,000
8
Hood River County
26,886
9
Polk County
26,256
10
Gilliam County
25,833
11
Marion County
25,685
12
Linn County
25,461
13
Wasco County
25,169
14
Jackson County
25,072
15
Baker County
24,871
16
Clatsop County
24,848
17
Grant County
24,651
18
Umatilla County
24,365
19
Wallowa County
24,201
20
Lane County
23,662
21
Benton County
23,648
22
Tillamook County
23,427
23
Jefferson County
23,347
24
Klamath County
23,091
25
Lincoln County
23,057
26
Crook County
22,738
27
Union County
22,733
28
Douglas County
22,712
29
Sherman County
22,375
30
Curry County
22,186
31
Harney County
21,966
32
Coos County
21,891
33
Wheeler County
21,442
34
Josephine County
21,057
35
Lake County
20,501
36
Malheur County
19,988
* All values are inflation-adjusted

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