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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Portland is 496% less densely populated than New York.
People are 0.6% less likely to be married in New York.
The Median Age is 0.7 years older in Portland.

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PEOPLE
 Portland, ORNew York, NYUnited States
 Population632,3098,550,405321,418,820
 Population - 2010566,6868,078,471308,745,538
 Population - 2000529,1218,008,278285,036,114
 Population - 1990437,3197,322,564251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now44.59%16.77%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.50%6.77%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,73828,25991
 Land Area1333033,531,905
 Water Area12166264,837
 Median Age36.435.737.4
 Female Population50.64%52.40%50.81%
 Male Population49.36%47.60%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Portland, ORNew York, NYUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.88%6.54%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.43%5.73%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.65%5.59%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.83%3.51%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.35%3.96%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.73%6.17%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.50%17.41%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.54%14.00%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.00%13.35%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.36%5.97%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.78%5.25%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.19%6.84%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.01%3.89%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.77%1.79%1.85%
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 RACE
 Portland, ORNew York, NYUnited States
 White71.79%32.74%62.77%
 Black5.92%22.58%12.24%
 Asian7.45%13.15%4.95%
 Native American0.61%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.51%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.82%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.87%1.67%2.13%
 Hispanic9.64%28.82%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic90.36%71.18%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Portland, ORNew York, NYUnited States
 Households252,1853,095,930116,211,000
 Family Households129,6841,858,77076,958,100
 Non Family Households122,5011,237,16039,253,000
 Household Size2.332.642.63
 Married Population42.62%42.37%50.58%
 Single Population57.38%57.63%49.42%
 Now Married40.84%39.01%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.78%3.36%2.17%
 Never Married40.30%43.95%32.55%
 Widowed4.37%5.69%5.95%
 Divorced12.72%8.00%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.75%28.44%31.68%
 Married, no children41.53%31.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.31%22.35%16.94%
 Single, no children10.41%17.77%9.95%

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