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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

653,842

Population
Growth Rate

1.01%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

56.200

Housing & Income

Households

279,697

Total Housing Units

298,524


Owner Occupied

147,622

Renter Occupied

132,075

Vacant

18,827

Median Home Value

$476,132


Average Home Value

$540,995

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.05%


Per Capita Income

2.78%

Income Projection

Median Household

$75,237 $86,657


Average Household

$104,517 $119,698


Per Capita

$44,878 $51,469

Workforce

Total Businesses

35,338

Total Employed

491,665

Workers 16+

355,887

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

3,560

Employed

93,319

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

3,622

Employed

53,205

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

4,288

Employed

49,230

2021 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

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Businesses

4,238

Employed

41,903

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

3,186

Employed

41,861

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

2,935

Employed

33,481

Some
High School

17,481

Graduated
High School

57,089

Associates
Degree

31,288

Bachelor's
Degree

145,650

Graduate
Degree

105,144

Average Commute Time

27 min.



Resident Commuters

281,688

Non-Resident Commuters

62,080

Drive Alone

204,005

Carpooled

29,501

Public

46,075

Work At Home

30,146