Portland, Oregon 

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Population

632,309

45% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$53,230

Avg. Home Price

$427,500

Best Places to Live in Portland, Oregon

Large-city complex - Northwest Oregon along the Columbia River and Oregon-Washington border
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Educated population
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living
-Clouds and rain

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What Bert Has To Say About Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area

Today’s Portland area is a wonderfully well-evolved, progressive and cosmopolitan Pacific Northwest center located at the junction of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, Originally founded as a trading center, Portland first grew during local gold rushes but then evolved first into a forest and food products processing and shipping point, now more recently into a center for the knowledge economy. The greater Portland area includes Vancouver, Washington across the Columbia River. South of the Columbia, numerous neighborhoods and communities spread east, south along the Willamette River, and west up into wooded plateaus west of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

City: Portland
Zip Codes: 97206, 97233, 97230, 97219, 97202, 97236, 97266, 97211, 97203, 97217, 28 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 39 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portland is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have increased by 2.88%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 47.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Portland's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Portland's population is 632,309 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.59%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland is $427,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Portland public schools spend $12,785 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.1 students per teacher in Portland. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Portland

It's a good time to buy in Portland. Home Appreciation is up 1.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Portland Real Estate.

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Reviews for Portland   334 Reviews
Ppl Like PDX Because Being Sh*tty is Encouraged - 9/21/2018
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon and have always hated it. People move and drive in slow motion here but still get really offended if you move faster than they... Read More

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think twice. - 9/18/2018
the only thing good in Portland is the people.i been living in this beautiful place for over 25 years the last 4 years all of the beauty is gone. city is under develop,... Read More

Perfect City for Urbanists - 8/6/2018
City is full of energy. Walkable downtown, so many passionate small business owners, and the city cares about getting rid of cars and embracing cycling / transit / more... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND, OREGON
97206, 97233, 97230, 97219, 97202, 97236, 97266, 97211, 97203, 97217, 28 total
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