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Portland Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
630,331
Unemployment Rate
4.6%
Poverty Rate
16.2%
Non-Citizens
7.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 91 responses
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  • friendly
    23%
  • Weird
    21%
  • Diverse
    20%
  • Caucasian
    12%
  • Progressive
    9%
  • Complicated
    4%
  • entitled
    4%

Portland Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    71%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • Asian
    8%
  • African American
    6%
  • Two or more races
    5%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%

Income

Median Household Income
$61,532
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    21%
  • $25-$44k
    17%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    28%
  • $150k+
    14%
Median Individual Income
$30,832
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    27%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    23%
  • $65k+
    22%

Community

Poll
64%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.91 responses
Poll
70%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.92 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 91 responses
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  • It's a weird town be prepared for anything.
    40%
  • Have an open, opportunistic mindset
    24%
  • Dont come to Portland, stay out of our city
    9%
  • Emphasis on the small business & eclectic style.
    8%
  • Get involved in the community
    4%
  • Watch out for crazy drivers
    4%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    3%
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