Portland, OR : What you need to know

The largest city in Oregon, Portland is located at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers. College students can attend the University of Portland or Portland State University, and the city is often recognized for its restaurant scene and more than 55 microbreweries. The community is also lauded for its green initiatives that include 10,000 acres of public parks, and Portland is nicknamed “City of Roses” because the climate is ideal for cultivating them.


Portland, OR City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 612206
Latest Population Increase 98.49
Median age 36.6
Median Household Income $55003
Median Home Price $295100
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Portland, OR Rankings

Portland, OR Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49.4%
  Population Women 50.6%

 
133% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Portland

Median Population

Median age 36.6
Age 18 Over 81.5
Age 21 Over 78.2
Age 62 Over 14.8
Age 65 Over 11.3

Race

  Ethnicity White 77.6%
  Ethnicity Black 5.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Other 2.7%

Economics

  Median Household Income 55003
  Median Home Price 295100
  Homes Owned 47.1
  Homes Rent 52.9
  Median Property Rent 971

Language

  English Only 80.5
  English Other 19.5
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 25.1 MINUTES
in Portland

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Portland

Commute Types

  Walked 5.9
  Worked at Home 7.4
  Public Transportation 12.1
  Other Means 7.6
  Drove Alone 57.8
  Carpooled 9.2

63/100
WALK SCORE
for Portland