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The 2016 Portland, Oregon, population is 632,309. There are 4,738 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Portland, Oregon

The median age is 36.4. The US median is 37.4. 42.62% of people in Portland, Oregon, are married. 12.72% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.33 people. 31.75% of people are married, with children. 16.31% have children, but are single.

Race in Portland, Oregon

71.79% of people are white, 5.92% are black, 7.45% are asian, 0.61% are native american, and 0.22% claim 'Other'.

9.64% of the people in Portland, Oregon, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 90.36% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEPortland, OregonUnited States
  Population  632,309321,418,820
  Population - 2010  566,686308,745,538
  Population - 2000  529,121285,036,114
  Population - 1990  437,319251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  44.59%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  19.50%12.76%
  Pop. Density  4,73891
  Land Area  1333,531,905
  Water Area  12264,837
  Median Age  36.437.4
  Female Population  50.64%50.81%
  Male Population  49.36%49.19%
  White  71.79%62.77%
  Black  5.92%12.24%
  Asian  7.45%4.95%
  Native American  0.61%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.51%0.16%
  Other  0.22%0.20%
  Two or More Races  3.87%2.13%
  Hispanic  9.64%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  90.36%83.10%
  Households  252,185116,211,000
  Family Households  129,68476,958,100
  Non Family Households  122,50139,253,000
  Household Size  2.332.63
  Married Population  42.62%50.58%
  Single Population  57.38%49.42%
  Now Married  40.84%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.78%2.17%
  Never Married  40.30%32.55%
  Widowed  4.37%5.95%
  Divorced  12.72%10.92%
  Married, w/children  31.75%31.68%
  Married, no children  41.53%41.44%
  Single, w/children  16.31%16.94%
  Single, no children  10.41%9.95%


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Loathed Portland

I moved to Portland for love. I honestly thought I would like the city, and would be able to tolerate the weather. I was so dead wrong on both accounts. At first glance... (Read More)



Too many problems

Infrastructure is weak with terrible city government not doing anything to improve it. In recent years so many people have moved here and there are a number of big... (Read More)



A bit of a monoculture

It is a beautiful city - because it is a wet climate! The climate predictions for Portland and Oregon are wetter and colder winters and hotter summers. So expect to... (Read More)



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