Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portland is 641,162. Portland, Oregon is the 26th largest city in the US.
Parts of Portland are located within Clackamas County, Multnomah County and Washington County.
The peak population of Portland was in 2020, when its population was 652,388. In 2020, Portland was the 25th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 26th largest city in the US. Portland is currently 1.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Portland has grown 20.9% since the 2000. Portland, Oregon's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Portland is the biggest city in the state of Oregon based on population. Portland is also the only city in Oregon that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
The total voting age population of Portland, Oregon, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 491,495. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Portland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portland are 77.4% White, 8.2% Asian, 5.8% Black, 5.3% Two or more races, 1.9% Other, 0.8% American Indian and 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portland, 13.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.5%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Portland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.3% of Portland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.4% of Portland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 50.4% have a bachelor's degree and 20.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portland residents aged 5 and older, 18.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portland is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portland, 11.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Portland is $71,005.
In Portland, 53.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.6% of housing units in Portland.
Of all the housing units in Portland, 28.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Portland, 16.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 46,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portland is $1,248.
In Portland, 88.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|16||Charlotte, North Carolina||879,709||54.3%|
|17||San Francisco, California||815,201||4.8%|
|20||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||687,725||35.4%|
|22||El Paso, Texas||678,415||20.1%|
|23||Washington, District of Columbia||670,050||17.1%|
|25||Las Vegas, Nevada||646,790||33.4%|
|28||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||628,594||13.4%|
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||562,599||24.8%|
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