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 the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). 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
Regardless of where their sense of adventures lies, residents of Broken Arrow can find a variety of outdoor activities.
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
SchoolsIn Portland, Oregon
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Portland rates.
BusinessIn Portland, Oregon
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Portland.
HealthIn Portland, Oregon
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Portland.