Per capita income change in constant dollars, 1999-2011*
The surprising demographic data is the shift in per capita income in the Lower Gorge area of the riverfront. The Lower Gorge area saw a significant uptick in student housing in the last ten years. This housing brought people with lower incomes to the area, thus driving the average per capita income down.
*Per Census Bureau guidelines, the “2011 ACS Estimate” is used as shorthand for the 2009-2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates.
Source: United States Census Bureau. 2000 Decennial Census provided 1999 figures, while 2009-2013 American Community Survey provided 2011 figures. Inflation adjusted to represent 2013 dollars.