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Brookhaven, New York
Portland, Oregon
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Brookhaven is 151% less densely populated than Portland.
People are 11% more likely to be married in Portland.
The Median Age is 2.3 years older in Brookhaven.

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PEOPLE
 Brookhaven, NYPortland, ORUnited States
 Population489,278632,309321,418,820
 Population - 2010480,105566,686308,745,538
 Population - 2000448,248529,121285,036,114
 Population - 1990407,779437,319251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now19.99%44.59%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now9.15%19.50%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,8864,73891
 Land Area2591333,531,905
 Water Area27212264,837
 Median Age38.736.437.4
 Female Population50.51%50.64%50.81%
 Male Population49.49%49.36%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Brookhaven, NYPortland, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.97%5.88%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.34%5.43%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.78%4.65%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.16%2.83%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.69%3.35%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.61%5.73%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3411.68%19.50%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.73%16.54%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5415.84%13.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.54%6.36%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.65%5.78%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.65%6.19%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.75%3.01%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.61%1.77%1.85%
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 RACE
 Brookhaven, NYPortland, ORUnited States
 White75.10%71.79%62.77%
 Black5.12%5.92%12.24%
 Asian4.27%7.45%4.95%
 Native American0.11%0.61%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.51%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.58%3.87%2.13%
 Hispanic13.67%9.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.34%90.36%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Brookhaven, NYPortland, ORUnited States
 Households162,015252,185116,211,000
 Family Households120,746129,68476,958,100
 Non Family Households41,269122,50139,253,000
 Household Size2.922.332.63
 Married Population53.32%42.62%50.58%
 Single Population46.68%57.38%49.42%
 Now Married51.70%40.84%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.63%1.78%2.17%
 Never Married32.59%40.30%32.55%
 Widowed5.92%4.37%5.95%
 Divorced8.17%12.72%10.92%
 Married, w/children37.36%31.75%31.68%
 Married, no children40.87%41.53%41.44%
 Single, w/children11.85%16.31%16.94%
 Single, no children9.92%10.41%9.95%
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