Portland Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Portland is 642,218. 18.74% is under 18, while 13.89% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.24% of the population was five years old or younger, 18.74% were 18 years or younger and 24.54% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.36% female and 49.64% male.

Portland Housing

According to the US Census, Portland has 303,483 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Portland was 94.48%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $520,200

Portland Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 76.92% of Portland's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 5.86% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 4.79% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.23%

White Alone68.82%
Asian Alone8.10%
Black Or African American Alone5.86%
Some Other Race Alone4.79%
White Black Or African American1.23%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.12%

How Educated is Portland

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 32.4% of Portland residents had a bachelor's degree, while 21.9% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 54.30% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Portland CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher91.7%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher45.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree41.6%
Bachelors Degree32.4%
Graduate Or Professional Degree21.9%
Some College No Degree18.7%

Average Income in Portland

The median household income in Portland is $79,057. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $79,057.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $104,230 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $127,607.

A closer examination of the income groups of Portland households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (15.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (12.8%). 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$127,607
Nonfamily households$55,849