Wealthiest cities

| Print |  Email
Articles - April 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012

BY BRANDON SAWYER

In honor of the April tax-filing season, Oregon Business compiled a list of the state’s top 21 wealthiest cities as ranked by personal income.  Lake Oswego topped the list, with $97,209 average annual income per 2009 tax returns, according to the Oregon Department of Revenue. Perhaps showing how hard it has been hit by the economy, Bend came in No. 21 with an average annual income of $50,357. Claiming middle ground, Portland ranked No.12, with an average annual income of $56,088.

RANKED BY PERSONAL INCOME
RANK CITY AVERAGE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME PER 2009 TAX RETURN
1 Lake Oswego $97,209
2 West Linn $89,915
3 Sherwood $75,291
4 Tualatin $66,569
5 Hillsboro $65,745
6 Damascus $65,555
7 Happy Valley $65,420
8 Wilsonville $64,821
9 Tigard $61,462
10 Boring $56,864
11 Newberg $56,126
12 Portland $56,088
13 Corvallis $54,540
14 Oregon City $54,278
15 Beaverton $53,762
16 Scappoose $52,029
17 Hood River $51,877
18 Silverton $50,769
19 Philomath $50,539
20 Aloha $50,467
21 Bend $50,357
 

More Articles

Justice for All

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Lawger upends the typical hourly based fee model by letting clients determine the cost.


Read more...

Leading with the right brain

News
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
120914-manderson-thumbBY LINDA BAKER

On the eve of the Portland Ad Federation's Rosey Awards, Matt Anderson, CEO of Struck, talks about the transition from creative director to CEO, the Portland talent pool and whether data is the new black in the creative services sector.


Read more...

Election Season

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We didn’t intend this issue to have an election season theme. But politics has a way of seeping into the cracks and fissures.


Read more...

Healthcare pullback

News
Thursday, November 20, 2014
112014-boehnercare-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. Here we take a look at two major developments regarding possible rollbacks of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Read more...

Fly Zone

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

The black soldier fly’s larvae are among the most ravenous and least picky eaters on earth.


Read more...

Old school: Paulsen's Pharmacy competes with the big box retailers

The Latest
Thursday, December 18, 2014
121914-pharmacy-thumbBY MEGHAN NOLT

VIDEO: Under the radar — complete with a soda counter, the traditional Paulsen's Pharmacy looks to stay relevant in the age of innovation.


Read more...

The short list: Holiday habits of six Oregon CEOs

The Latest
Thursday, December 11, 2014
121214-xmaslist1BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

We ask business and nonprofit leaders how they survive the season.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS