Latest Data (2016)
Population 639,863
Nationwide Rank 26

Quick Facts

Portland, Oregon is the 26th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Portland, Oregon is a city.

Portland, Oregon is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Portland had its largest population ever.

Portland, Oregon is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Portland, Oregon Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%
21 Washington, District of Columbia 681,170 19.1%
22 Boston, Massachusetts 673,184 14.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,795 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 660,388 20.9%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,717 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 639,863 20.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 638,367 25.7%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 632,912 30.6%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 616,261 11.2%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 614,664 -5.2%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 595,047 -0.3%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 559,277 24.1%
33 Tucson, Arizona 530,706 8.4%
34 Fresno, California 522,053 21.2%
35 Sacramento, California 495,234 21.0%
36 Mesa, Arizona 484,587 20.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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