Portland, Oregon

Current Temperature ° Population 603,650

Homefacts City Report

Portland is located in Multnomah County, OR. The population is 603,650, making Portland the largest city in Multnomah County and the largest city in the state of Oregon.

There are 145 public schools in Portland with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Portland is moderate, and there are 187 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Portland is moderate and the median home sales price is $365,000.

Cities near Portland include Maywood Park, West Haven Sylvan and Raleigh Hills.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 8.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 42.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 48.5%

Crime Rate

20.94% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 509
  • Violent Crimes: 392
  • Robbery: 80
  • Burglary: 551
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

80.32% Lower than national avg.
  • 187 offenders in Portland
  • 3.10 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $380,000
  • Median Sales Price: $365,000
  • Foreclosures: 399
  • Homes For Sale: 1,742
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

26,090 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 71
  • Registered Polluters: 142
  • Superfunds: 153
  • Tanks & Spills: 25,724

Unemployment

Moderate 3.7%
  • Oregon unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

145 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 145 K-12 public schools in Portland, OR and 95 private schools. Homefacts rates Portland's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

187 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
  • Total Crime Index
  • Violent Crime Index
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Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$380,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$365,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    7.7%
  • Rented
    42.5%
  • Owned
    49.8%

1,742 Homes For Sale View All

$315,000
8028 Se 62nd Ave
Portland, OR 97206
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$315,000
8022 Se 62nd Ave
Portland, OR 97206
2 Beds | 3 Baths
$289,000
17335 Ne Couch St
Portland, OR 97230
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,300,000
E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97233
-- Beds | -- Baths

399 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$282,900  
$253,000
Holgate
Portland, OR 97266
6 Beds | 4 Baths
$331,657
85th
Portland, OR 97220
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$145,448
108th
Portland, OR 97220
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$57,021
81st
Portland, OR 97206
1 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

5,016 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Portland, OR issued 5,016 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,016 permits, 792 were issued for single family homes and 4,224 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Portland, OR issued 3,755 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,755 permits, 763 were issued for single family homes and 2,992 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

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Environmental Hazards

26090 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Portland, OR
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Portland, OR
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  • Superfunds
    in Portland, OR
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Portland, OR
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (294/319)
    Portland, OR has 92.16% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Portland, OR is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.64 Average
    Portland, OR is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.86°
  • February 43.5°
  • March 46.47°
  • April 50.98°
  • May 57.74°
  • June 62.8°
  • July 69.55°
  • August 69.52°
  • September 65.3°
  • October 54.67°
  • November 46.73°
  • December 39.76°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Portland, OR

Earthquakes
Portland, OR has a high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Portland, OR has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Portland, OR has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Portland, OR has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Portland, OR: $60,892

Unemployment

Unemployment in Portland is 3.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.60%
White Collar - 68.40%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Kate Brown
  • Sen. Jeff Merkley
  • Sen. Ron Wyden

City Representatives

  • Suzanne Bonamici
  • Earl Blumenauer
  • Kurt Schrader

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

147 FCC Towers view all

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