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Portland, Oregon
Denver, Colorado
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Portland, is 3% more than it is in Denver and 0% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Portland, ORDenver, COUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.60%3.80%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth2.88%1.84%1.59%
 Future Job Growth41.15%39.88%37.98%
 Sales Taxes0.00%7.65%6.00%
 Income Taxes9.00%4.77%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$32,438$34,423$28,555
 Household Income$53,230$51,800$53,482
 Family Median Income$69,048$66,522$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Portland, ORDenver, COUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K14.31%14.30%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.11%5.07%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K10.08%10.20%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K9.51%9.74%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.52%8.94%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.31%7.51%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.76%8.94%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.16%11.65%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K13.27%12.02%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K4.68%5.22%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K5.31%6.41%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Portland, ORDenver, COUnited States
 Management, business, finance9.52%18.24%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science2.52%7.12%5.34%
 Community, social services3.36%1.71%1.67%
 Legal0.00%2.38%1.16%
 Education, library3.92%5.46%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%3.17%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology0.00%5.69%5.67%
 Healthcare support0.00%1.71%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement2.24%1.64%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving10.08%6.95%5.76%
 Building maintenance11.77%4.51%4.01%
 Personal care8.12%3.01%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support17.93%23.06%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry15.41%0.16%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair12.05%7.15%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving3.08%8.06%12.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Portland

Great place! No jobs : (: Portland is a truly vibrant city, people are very friendly and easy going. However, finding work in Portland is harder than finding a needle in a hay... (read more)

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