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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
  
re: Keep Portland Weird - 1/12/2014
This post is a perfect example of the completely upside down PR hype about Portland. The reality on the ground is exactly the opposite of everything written by Jasmyn.... (read more)
"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)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Poor for business , living quality slow/small
OMG, the Tonya Harding thing is real. People here are very threatened when you do not stoop to their level of mediocrity, and they will lash out. I have also had the... (read more)
The kids' table
But now I'm done. Have lived here for over a decade and am leaving, finally. Portland is a wonderful city with great potential. Problem is, there's a wide streak of... (read more)
re: Portland, Oregon is a Nightmare Weird - 4/25/2
What in the world are you talking about! It sounds as if you have had a terrible experience; whether in life in general or just in Portland, Oregon, I'm not sure. We do... (read more)
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