Portland, OR

632,187 Population
133.5 square miles 4,641.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
15.7%
was 15.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in OR
Population Density
4,641.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.8%
was 37.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.6%
was 14.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in OR
Percent Under 18
18.3%
was 18.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in OR
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 11.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in OR

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 4.8
Ranked 4th Lowest in OR
Percent Living in Poverty
15.8%
was 18.2%
Ranked 4th Lowest in OR
Median Household Income
$60,892
was $55,571
Ranked 2nd Highest in OR
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.7
48.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
482.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,864.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
274,915
was 268,056
Ranked 1st Highest in OR
Median Rent
$1,047
was $956
Ranked 3rd Highest in OR
Total Building Permits
3,755
was 2,298
 
Occupied Housing Units
253,820
was 253,021
 
Homeownership Rate
54.0%
was 53.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in OR
Single Family Building Permits
763
was 644
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,059.9
was 2,008.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in OR
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.3%
was 11.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in OR
Multifamily Building Permits
2,992
was 1,654
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.3
Ranked 6th Highest in OR
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
14.0
was 8.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.1
was 3.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 95.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.3%
was 90.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OR
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.6%
was 46.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in OR

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