Portland Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Portland?

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There are 650,380 residents in Portland, with a median age of 37.5. Of this, 49.58% are males and 50.42% are females. US-born citizens make up 84.88% of the resident pool in Portland, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.99%. Additionally, 6.13% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 526,887 people in Portland currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 650,380 0.8%
Male Population 322,445 0.8%
Female Population 327,935 0.8%
Male population 49.58%
Female population 50.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.5 1.1%
Citizen US Born 552,026 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 58,461 6.6%
Not Citizen 39,893 -6.6%
Citizen US Born 84.88%
Citizen not US Born 8.99%
Not Citizen 6.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 6,349 0.0%
Moved from Same County 63,638 -6.6%
Moved from Same State 20,210 6.3%
Moved from Different State 27,524 -5.1%
Same House as Last Year 526,887 2.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.98%
Moved from Same County 9.87%
Moved from Same State 3.14%
Moved from Different State 4.27%
Same House as Last Year 81.74%

What are the employment statistics in Portland?

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White-collar workers make up 85.21% of the working population in Portland, while blue-collar employees account for 14.79%. There are also 43,356 entrepreneurs in Portland (11.77% of the workforce); 235,290 workers employed in private companies (63.87%); and 43,990 people working in governmental institutions (11.94%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 313,921 1.4%
Blue Collar 54,493 3.0%
White Collar 85.21%
Blue Collar 14.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 43,356 0.5%
Private Companies 235,290 1.5%
Governmental Workers 43,990 4.5%
Not for Profit Companies 45,778 0.5%
Self Employees 11.77%
Private Companies 63.87%
Governmental Workers 11.94%
Not for Profit Companies 12.43%

How many households are there in Portland?

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There are a total of 277,142 households in Portland, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 50.7% of these Portland households, while non-family units account for the remaining 49.3%. Additionally, 24.01% of households have children and 75.99% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 277,142 3.1%
Average People Per Household 2 -2.1%
Family Households 140,520 2.1%
Non-family Households 136,622 4.2%
Family Households 50.7%
Non-family Households 49.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 66,529 2.2%
Households without Children 210,613 3.4%
Households with Children 24.01%
Households without Children 75.99%

What are the median and average incomes in Portland?

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The average annual household income in Portland is $100,369, while the median household income sits at $73,159 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $81,429, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,296. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,437 and $52,689, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $100,369 4.6%
Median Household Income $73,159 3.0%
People below Poverty Level 82,446 -3.9%
People above Poverty Level 549,234 1.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Portland?

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There are 293,208 housing units in Portland, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1963. Of the 277,142 occupied housing units in Portland, 53.1% are owner-occupied, while 46.9% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 73.07% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $441,800. In general, housing costs reach $1,488 per month in Portland.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 293,208 2.0%
Median Year Built 1963 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 82,451 1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 23,817 1.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 33,593 -2.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 25,895 -2.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 31,434 1.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 19,775 7.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 24,841 -1.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 29,523 -2.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 21,879 32.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 277,142 3.1%
Owner Occupied 147,175 2.6%
Renter Occupied 129,967 3.8%
Owner Occupied 53.1%
Renter Occupied 46.9%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 107,540 3.0%
Without Mortgage 39,635 1.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $441,800 5.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $429,400 8.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,488 4.2%
With Mortgage 73.07%
Without Mortgage 26.93%

What is the level of education in Portland?

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Approximately 20.51% of the population in Portland holds a high school degree (that's 110,128 residents), while 21.82% have attained a college certificate (128,801 locals) and 29.45% have a bachelor's degree (158,131 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 16,078 -3.1%
Some High School 110,128 0.7%
Some College 128,801 0.1%
Associate Degree 35,965 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 158,131 3.7%
Graduate Degree 99,440 1.3%
No High School 2.99%
Some High School 20.51%
Some College 21.82%
Associate Degree 6.7%
Bachelor's Degree 29.45%
Graduate Degree 18.52%

What is the marital status of Portland residents?

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A total of 229,088 people in Portland have never been married (which represents 41.28% of the total population), while 235,930 of them are wedded (42.52%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 7,533 (1.36%) and 69,313 (12.49%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 229,088 1.2%
Married 235,930 1.5%
Separated 7,533 -10.3%
Widowed 20,576 -0.8%
Divorced 69,313 1.7%
Never Married 41.28%
Married 42.52%
Separated 1.36%
Widowed 3.71%
Divorced 12.49%

What are the most common means of transportation in Portland?

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The top three means of transportation people in Portland use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 230,086 residents commute by car, 31,152 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 19,869 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 230,086 -1.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 31,152 -11.6%
Subway or Elevated 969 N/A
Railroad 6,482 0.3%
Ferryboat 34 -19.1%
Bicycle 19,628 -7.9%
Motorcycle 854 -15.8%
TaxiCab 766 1.5%
Walk 19,869 -3.7%

What is the median and average household income in Portland by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
97060 22,133 6,933 $77,535.00 $89,749.00
97080 44,907 15,745 $78,579.00 $97,765.00
97201 17,558 9,310 $58,850.00 $101,606.00
97202 43,744 18,194 $86,351.00 $113,578.00
97203 34,759 12,805 $67,229.00 $82,238.00
97204 1,162 512 $0.00 $24,876.00
97205 7,679 5,286 $41,940.00 $79,657.00
97019 3,304 1,198 $87,760.00 $99,528.00
97024 10,014 4,565 $60,434.00 $75,069.00
97030 38,980 14,978 $53,700.00 $64,612.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 97019 97024 97030 97060 97080 97201 97202 97203 97204 97205 97206 97208 97209 97210 97211 97212 97213 97214 97215 97216 97217 97218 97219 97220 97221 97227 97229 97230 97231 97232 97233 97236 97239 97266

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