Portland Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Portland is 68,329. 17.20% is under 18, while 16.76% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.73% of the population was five years old or younger, 17.20% were 18 years or younger and 28.81% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.51% female and 48.49% male.

Portland Housing

According to the US Census, Portland has 35,456 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Portland was 91.73%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $443,000

Portland Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 89.20% of Portland's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 3.22% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 1.63% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.83%

White Alone78.97%
Black Or African American Alone10.23%
Asian Alone3.22%
Some Other Race Alone1.63%
White Black Or African American0.83%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.30%

How Educated is Portland

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 31.5% of Portland residents had a bachelor's degree, while 25.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 57.30% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Portland CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher93.6%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher52.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.1%
Bachelors Degree31.5%
Graduate Or Professional Degree25.8%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency15.7%

Average Income in Portland

The median household income in Portland is $70,244. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $70,244.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $103,538 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $136,370.

A closer examination of the income groups of Portland households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (15.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (10.6%). 6.3% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$136,370
Nonfamily households$53,210

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