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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Portland is 8% more densely populated than Tempe.
People are 11% more likely to be married in Tempe.
The Median Age is 8.4 years older in Portland.

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PEOPLE
 Portland, ORTempe, AZUnited States
 Population632,309175,826321,418,820
 Population - 2010566,686164,147308,745,538
 Population - 2000529,121158,625285,036,114
 Population - 1990437,319141,865251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now44.59%23.94%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.50%10.84%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,7384,39791
 Land Area133403,531,905
 Water Area120264,837
 Median Age36.42837.4
 Female Population50.64%47.70%50.81%
 Male Population49.36%52.30%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Portland, ORTempe, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.88%5.08%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.43%4.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.65%4.22%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.83%3.24%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.35%10.98%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.73%14.24%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.50%19.30%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.54%10.68%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.00%9.74%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.36%5.14%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.78%4.29%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.19%5.18%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.01%2.39%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.77%1.17%1.85%
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 RACE
 Portland, ORTempe, AZUnited States
 White71.79%60.05%62.77%
 Black5.92%4.96%12.24%
 Asian7.45%6.54%4.95%
 Native American0.61%2.51%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.51%0.50%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.87%3.01%2.13%
 Hispanic9.64%22.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic90.36%77.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Portland, ORTempe, AZUnited States
 Households252,18563,523116,211,000
 Family Households129,68430,79576,958,100
 Non Family Households122,50132,72839,253,000
 Household Size2.332.472.63
 Married Population42.62%31.67%50.58%
 Single Population57.38%68.33%49.42%
 Now Married40.84%30.50%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.78%1.17%2.17%
 Never Married40.30%54.53%32.55%
 Widowed4.37%3.48%5.95%
 Divorced12.72%10.33%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.75%24.95%31.68%
 Married, no children41.53%38.70%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.31%21.53%16.94%
 Single, no children10.41%14.82%9.95%

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