Latest Data (2017)
Population 647,805
Nationwide Rank 26

Quick Facts

Portland, Oregon is the 26th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Portland, Oregon is a city.

Portland, Oregon is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Portland had its largest population ever.

Portland, Oregon's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Portland, Oregon Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
16 Indianapolis, Indiana 863,002 10.3%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 859,035 50.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 724,745 28.4%
19 Denver, Colorado 704,621 26.7%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 693,972 21.3%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 685,094 16.0%
22 El Paso, Texas 683,577 21.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 673,104 -28.7%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 667,560 22.2%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,236 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 647,805 22.2%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 643,648 26.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 641,676 32.4%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 621,349 12.1%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 611,648 -5.7%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 595,351 -0.2%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 558,545 23.9%
33 Tucson, Arizona 535,677 9.4%
34 Fresno, California 527,438 22.4%
35 Sacramento, California 501,901 22.6%
36 Mesa, Arizona 496,401 23.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 647,805 26
2016 639,863 26
2015 632,309 26
2014 619,360 28
2013 609,456 29
2012 603,106 28
2011 593,893 29
2010 583,776 29
2009 566,143 30
2008 556,442 30
2007 546,747 30
2006 538,091 31
2005 534,112 30
2004 533,120 30
2003 539,546 29
2002 538,803 29
2001 535,185 29
2000 529,922 29
1990 486,083 27
1980 366,383 35
1970 382,619 35
1960 372,676 32
1950 373,628 29
1940 305,394 27
1930 301,815 25
1920 258,288 24
1910 207,214 28
1900 90,426 42
1890 46,385 61