Portland, OR Demographic Data

Portland, OR Summary

Portland is located in Multnomah County in Oregon
  • Population: 603,650
  • Area: 145.09 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 133.43 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 11.66 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 4,160.63 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 154.20 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Portland, OR Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
318,671
50%
50.8
Male
313,516
50%
49.2
Total Population
632,187
 
321,419,000

Portland, OR Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
36,410
5.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
35,214
5.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
27,033
4.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
29,818
4.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
40,969
6.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
125,143
19.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
106,529
16.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
80,943
12.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
35,655
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
39,691
6.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
45,452
7.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
19,300
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
10,030
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
516,326
81.7%
77.1
Female
261,398
50.6%
51.4
Male
254,928
49.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
496,474
78.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
99,070
15.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
74,782
11.8%
14.9
Female
42,009
56.2%
55.9
Male
32,773
43.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
37
NR
NR

Portland, OR Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
597,333
94.5% 
96.9
White
491,427
77.7% 
73.1
Black or African American
36,199
5.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,554
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
50,253
7.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
2,704
0.4% 
1.2
Chinese
13,846
2.2% 
1.3
Filipino
2,881
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
2,927
0.5% 
0.2
Korean
2,495
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
17,369
2.7% 
0.5
Other Asian
8,031
1.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,483
0.6% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,018
0.2% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
60
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
698
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,707
0.3% 
0.1
Some Other Race
11,417
1.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
34,854
5.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
61,064
9.7% 
17.6
Mexican
41,998
6.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,822
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
4,065
0.6% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
13,179
2.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
571,123
90.3% 
82.4

Portland, OR Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
16,311
3.5% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
24,043
5.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
69,251
15.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
99,692
21.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
28,595
6.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
135,811
29.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
89,040
19.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
40,354
8.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
422,389
91.2%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
224,851
48.5%
30.6

Portland, OR Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
223,373
41.9%
33.5%
Now Married
212,359
39.8%
47.5
Divorced
65,082
12.2%
11.0%
Separated
10,911
2.0%
2.1
Widowed
21,805
4.1
5.8%

Portland, OR Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
485,972
81.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
109,805
18.4%
21.5%
Spanish
39,425
6.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
23,185
3.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
39,227
6.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
7,968
1.3%
1.0%

Portland, OR Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
20,736
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
10,950
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
21,255
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
23,130
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
29,106
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
45,804
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
33,831
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
36,615
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
14,381
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
18,012
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
60,892
 
55,775
Per capita income
34,345
 
29,979

Portland, OR Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,026
0.9%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
39,835
11.6%
9.8
Construction
13,749
4.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
91,661
26.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
20,828
6.1%
6.5
Information
8,723
2.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
29,176
8.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
16,889
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
51,157
14.9%
11.3
Public administration
10,514
3.1%
4.6
Retail trade
34,159
10.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
14,099
4.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
9,122
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
15,767
4.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
165,621
48.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
32,057
9.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
68,945
20.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
60,548
17.7%
18.0%

Portland, OR Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
335,447
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
191,822
57.2%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
27,651
8.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
44,855
13.4%
5.2
Walked
20,081
6.0%
2.8
Other means
26,985
8.0%
1.8
Worked at home
24,053
7.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Portland, OR Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
37,308
14.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
98,901
39.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
85,032
33.5%
37.2
3 or more
32,579
12.8%
20.3

Portland, OR Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
253,820
92.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
137,000
54.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
116,820
46.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
21,095
7.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Portland, OR Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
274,915
1 room
18,174
6.6%
2.3
2 rooms
16,380
6.0%
2.5
3 rooms
32,308
11.8%
9.0
4 rooms
47,798
17.4%
16.6
5 rooms
44,706
16.3%
20.0
6 rooms
40,093
14.6%
17.9
7 rooms
27,121
9.9%
12.1
8 rooms
19,566
7.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
28,769
10.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Portland, OR Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
274,915
 
 
1-unit, detached
154,405
56.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
11,857
4.3%
5.8
2-units
12,260
4.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
14,477
5.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
12,334
4.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
15,125
5.5%
4.6
20 or more units
50,107
18.2%
8.8
Mobile home
4,192
1.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
158
0.1%
0.1

Portland, OR Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
83,309
30.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
22,079
8.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
35,488
12.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
27,928
10.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
29,126
10.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
15,731
5.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
24,318
8.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
29,900
10.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
6,020
2.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,016
0.4%
0.5%

Portland, OR Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
133,002
52.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,896
1.1%
4.7
Electricity
101,637
40.0%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
10,556
4.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
2,821
1.1%
2.0
Solar energy
71
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
1,504
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
1,333
0.5%
1.2

Portland, OR Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
100,300
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
480
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
6,769
6.7%
20.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
8,978
9.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
10,826
10.8%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
18,952
18.9%
11.8%
$1,000 to 1,499
25,957
25.9%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
28,338
28.3%
20.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
38,057
38.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,368
16.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,086
11.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
9,350
9.4%
7.3%
35.0% or more
25,129
25.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
310
NR
NR

Portland, OR Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
113,703 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
1,192
1.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,175
1.9%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,803
5.1%
4.1%
Less than $500
9,517
8.4%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
16,601
14.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
35,230
31.0%
27.9%
$500 to $999
43,185
38.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
3,117
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,047
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
13,679
12.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
14,321
12.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
14,976
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,968
10.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
9,450
8.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
47,044
42.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
5,382
NR
NR

Portland, OR Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
137,000
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,036
2.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,067
0.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,874
3.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
9,891
7.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
34,976
25.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
50,788
37.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
29,147
21.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
3,221
2.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
348,300
 
194,500
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