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Overview
Population:583,776
Pop. Change:11%
State: Oregon
Metro Area: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton Metro Area
County: Multnomah County
City:Portland
Zip Code:97206, 97230, ... 29 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Portland's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Portland, Oregon

As of 2012, Portland's population is 583,776 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.22 percent.

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The median home cost in Portland is $229,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.85 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 15.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Portland public schools spend $5,493 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Portland.

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The unemployment rate in Portland is 7.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have Increased by 0.76 percent.


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Map Of Portland

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Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Portland's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes