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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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Portland, OR530,045583,834653,842691,908

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-435,19133,95335,684
5-931,39332,69933,087
10-1428,15532,42132,115
15-1930,79133,87134,451
20-2442,93345,09050,088
25-2958,27757,20462,178
30-3456,10057,80359,894
35-3949,82855,16153,711
40-4443,23847,97150,621
45-4938,92241,91045,846
50-5438,90739,74541,892
55-5938,60139,23439,991
60-6430,69838,79137,596
65-6919,05934,14335,608
70-7412,73225,94830,432
75-799,93715,84622,702
80-848,84010,00113,070
85+10,23212,05312,941
18+472,288536,037572,192
Median Age363839

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Population by Race

Portland, OR2021
Total653,842.000
White Alone72.720
Black Alone6.510
American Indian Alone0.950
Asian Alone8.930
Pacific Islander Alone0.650
Some Other Race4.780
Two or More Races5.460
Hispanic Origin10.690
Diversity Index56.200

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Growth Rate

Portland, OR2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households223,965248,564279,697296,526
Housing Units237,514265,457298,524314,875
Owner Occupied Units147,622154,791
Renter Occupied Units132,075141,735
Vacant Units18,82718,349

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Home Value

Portland, OR20212026
Median Home Value$476,132$527,195
Average Home Value$540,995$594,940
<$50,0001,016121
$50,000 - $99,999394232
$100,000 - $149,99935322
$150,000 - $199,99986013
$200,000 - $249,99973711
$250,000 - $299,9997,6511,825
$300,000 - $399,99932,11923,130
$400,000 - $499,99940,29045,510
$500,000 - $749,99946,37159,946
$1,000,000 +3,5224,323

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later7,297
2000-200930,152
1990-199925,305
1980-198918,443
1970-197930,851
1960-196926,517
1950-195934,558
1940-194923,529
1939 or Before81,459

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

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Income
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Income

Portland, OR20212026
Median Household$75,237$86,657
Average Household$104,517$119,698
Per Capita$44,878$51,469

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Household Income Base

Portland, OR2021
<$15,00027,359
$15,000 - $24,99917,946
$25,000 - $34,99918,147
$35,000 - $49,99929,730
$50,000 - $74,99946,224
$75,000 - $99,99935,159
$100,000 - $149,99950,585
$150,000 - $199,99924,522
$200,000+30,025

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+355,887
In-County Residents281,688
Out-of-County Residents62,080
Drive Alone204,005
Carpooled29,501
Public Transport46,075
Work at Home30,146
Less than 5 minutes4,888
5-9 minutes20,468
10-14 minutes34,574
15-19 minutes51,256
20-24 minutes59,277
25-29 minutes28,560
30-34 minutes54,667
35-39 minutes11,339
40-44 minutes13,939
45-59 minutes25,025
60-89 minutes15,852
90+ minutes5,896
Average Travel Time27

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees491,665
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt1,284
Mining111
Utilities1,901
Construction18,498
Manufacturing29,245
Wholesale Trade15,349
  
Retail Trade49,230
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers5,930
Furn & Home Furnish Str2,179
Electronics & Appl Store1,707
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip5,068
Food & Beverage Stores10,326
Health/Pers Care Stores4,800
Gasoline Stations1,345
Clothing/Accessory Store5,433
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music2,448
General Merchandise Str5,715
Misc Store Retailers3,684
Nonstore Retailers595
  
Transportation/Warehouse21,614
Information14,911
  
Finance & Insurance17,695
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn4,090
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv4,056
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other9,549
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing15,313
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv41,903
Legal Services8,967
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises906
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt9,200
Educational Services27,985
HealthCare/Social Assist93,319
Arts/Entertainment/Rec11,681
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs41,861
Accommodation8,380
Food Srv/Drinking Places33,481
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin53,205
Auto Repair/Maintenance3,505
Public Administration Emp23,514

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

Educational Attainment (25+)

Portland, OR2021
Some High School17,481
Graduated High School57,089
Associates Degree31,288
Bachelor's Degree145,650
Graduate Degree105,144

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses35,338
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus111
Mining Bus15
Utilities Bus17
Construction Bus1,831
Manufacturing Bus1,250
Wholesale Trade Bus1,143
  
Retail Trade Bus4,288
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus461
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus230
Electronics & Appl Store Bus125
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus403
Food & Beverage Stores Bus718
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus377
Gasoline Stations Bus122
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus470
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus352
General Merchandise Str Bus177
Misc Store Retailers Bus665
Nonstore Retailers Bus188
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus659
Information Bus939
  
Finance & Insurance Bus1,324
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus430
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus446
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus448
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus2,266
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus4,238
Legal Services Bus1,016
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus92
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1,047
Educational Services Bus764
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus3,560
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus736
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus3,186
Accommodation Bus251
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus2,935
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus3,622
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus575
Public Administration Bus501

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-03

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