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Portland, OR

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Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. Its industry strengths encompass athletic & outdoor, technology, manufacturing, and green city services and technologies. Its remarkable transportation options include the nationally ranked PDX airport, light rail and bike/walk alternatives. The region’s airports, marine properties and business parks are integral to the area’s economy. The city attracts both businesses and young, well-educated talent drawn by Portland’s green spaces, eco-friendliness, microbreweries and coffeehouses, cultural amenities, year-round recreational access and opportunities for growth. Learn more here.

Portland, OR

Population

Total Population

665,438

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

60.500

Housing & Income

Households

288,069

Total Housing Units

309,183


Owner Occupied

149,646

Renter Occupied

138,423

Vacant

21,114

Median Home Value

$485,068


Average Home Value

$545,782

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.55%

Income Projection

Median Household

$85,366 $105,192


Average Household

$120,980 $143,987


Per Capita

$52,545 $62,553

Workforce

Total Businesses

38,829

Total Employed

524,077

Workers 16+

361,818

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

4,265

Employed

112,475

2022 Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

3,784

Employed

54,835

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

4,507

Employed

46,824

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

3,433

Employed

41,382

2022 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

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Businesses

4,645

Employed

40,605

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

3,155

Employed

33,414

Some
High School

16,407

Graduated
High School

58,213

Associates
Degree

34,494

Bachelor's
Degree

155,107

Graduate
Degree

109,797

Average Commute Time

26 min.



Resident Commuters

289,394

Non-Resident Commuters

59,800

Drive Alone

201,466

Carpooled

28,620

Public

41,215

Work At Home

45,917