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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2014 Portland, Oregon, population is 585,888. There are 4,391 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Portland, Oregon

The median age is 36. The US median is 37.2. 42.52% of people in Portland, Oregon, are married. 12.65% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.3 people. 31.64% of people are married, with children. 16.49% have children, but are single.

Race in Portland, Oregon

77.52% of people are white, 6.47% are black, 7.24% are asian, 0.79% are native american, and 3.12% claim 'Other'.

9.29% of the people in Portland, Oregon, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 90.71% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEPortland, OregonUnited States
  Population  585,888309,138,711
  Population - 2010  583,776308,745,538
  Population - 2000  529,415285,036,114
  Population - 1990  486,456251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  20.44%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  10.67%8.46%
  Pop. Density  4,39188
  Land Area  133.4273,531,905.42
  Water Area  11.659264,836.79
  Median Age  3637.2
  Female Population  50.68%50.83%
  Male Population  49.32%49.18%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  6.06%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  5.63%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  4.71%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  2.85%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  3.42%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  6.03%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  19.59%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  16.03%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  13.22%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  6.54%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  5.32%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  5.52%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  3.23%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.83%1.78%
  RACE
  White  77.52%74.17%
  Black  6.47%12.56%
  Asian  7.24%4.81%
  Native American  0.79%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.58%0.17%
  Other  3.12%4.79%
  Two or More Races  4.28%2.68%
  Hispanic  9.29%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  90.71%83.65%
  FAMILY
  Households  248,549115,226,802
  Family Households  127,58576,595,548
  Non Family Households  120,96438,631,254
  Household Size  2.32.61
  Married Population  42.52%51.40%
  Single Population  57.48%48.60%
  Now Married  40.72%49.23%
  Married but Separated  1.79%2.17%
  Never Married  40.18%31.83%
  Widowed  4.65%6.02%
  Divorced  12.65%10.75%
  Married, w/children  31.64%32.53%
  Married, no children  41.08%41.14%
  Single, w/children  16.49%16.88%
  Single, no children  10.78%9.45%
  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
"Whoever is responsible for PR in this city is an
Portlanders brag that the best thing about Portland is that within a short drive in any direction you can find beautiful wilderness and outdoor activities. Very true.... (read more)
Great Arts Climate
Portland makes the arts accessible to everyone. All ages, all incomes. There are amazing opportunities to enjoy music, theater, visual arts, crafts across cultures and... (read more)
You can do most anything you can think of within a
From laser tag to live music, Portland is located within a few minutes drive to most any activity you can think of. There are smaller venues playing local bands all the... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Beautiful Region
If your a hiker this is an amazing place to live. The Coast, Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood will keep you busy for years. Portland, as a city is average at best, but the... (read more)
In response to "A Place Where People Don't Shower
Your experience is interesting, considering Portland is one of the least religious cities in America. (Researchers found the greater area of Portland, OR-WA to be the... (read more)
Portland is only good for a very few
I've lived in Portland off and on for years since the mid-1970s (been here taking care of family). Portland as a whole likes to believe it's very "livable", and... (read more)
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