City of Portland, OR
Portland is located in Washington County in Oregon. The median income is $51,238 and the median home value is $288,300. The unemployment rate is 11.23% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 24.2 minutes to work each day. The population is 77% White, 6% Black, 7% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 9% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Portland, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Portland has a Walk Score® of 63.
Median Household Income$51,238
Median Home Price$288,300
Maker of Portland's "Official City Doughnut," the Portland Creme, Voodoo Doughnut serves this honored treat and many other unusual doughnut creations 24 hours a day from two locations in Portland and one in Eugene.
Art can be seen just about everywhere in the Portland region. From the University District and downtown area to the Pearl District, Lloyd District and Old Town/Chinatown, artistic expressions abound – from stunning sculptures, fountains, mosaics and murals to ornately adorned stairways and solar-powered illuminations. This public art collection is no accident but rather evidence of a community-wide commitment to creating an enduring, uplifting, publicly owned legacy that’s accessible to everyone. Artful Fundraising
Portland is natural paradise, blessed with 37,000 acres of green space, scenic rivers, towering Mount Hood as a backdrop and the Pacific coastline nearby. Whether kayaking, windsurfing, cycling or simply a quiet afternoon tossing a Frisbee with the kids in a neighborhood park, residents find a way to bond with nature. The area boasts more than 40 18-hole golf courses and scores of tennis courts. Organized sports like soccer are mainstays for young and old alike. And increasingly, non-motorized, environmentally respectful recreation is the trend.