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San Diego, CA to Portland, OR

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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Diego is 10% less densely populated than Portland.
People are 5.8% less likely to be married in Portland.
The Median Age is 2.5 years younger in San Diego.

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PEOPLE
 San Diego, CAPortland, ORUnited States
 Population1,394,928632,309321,418,820
 Population - 20101,282,800566,686308,745,538
 Population - 20001,223,400529,121285,036,114
 Population - 19901,110,549437,319251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now25.61%44.59%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now14.02%19.50%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,2904,73891
 Land Area3251333,531,905
 Water Area4712264,837
 Median Age33.936.437.4
 Female Population49.63%50.64%50.81%
 Male Population50.38%49.36%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 San Diego, CAPortland, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.32%5.88%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.79%5.43%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.59%4.65%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.53%2.83%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.92%3.35%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.65%5.73%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.89%19.50%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.63%16.54%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.00%13.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.58%6.36%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.87%5.78%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.10%6.19%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.49%3.01%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.65%1.77%1.85%
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 RACE
 San Diego, CAPortland, ORUnited States
 White43.65%71.79%62.77%
 Black6.38%5.92%12.24%
 Asian16.39%7.45%4.95%
 Native American0.25%0.61%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.38%0.51%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.25%3.87%2.13%
 Hispanic29.54%9.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic70.46%90.36%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 San Diego, CAPortland, ORUnited States
 Households479,079252,185116,211,000
 Family Households286,465129,68476,958,100
 Non Family Households192,614122,50139,253,000
 Household Size2.722.332.63
 Married Population45.23%42.62%50.58%
 Single Population54.77%57.38%49.42%
 Now Married43.24%40.84%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.99%1.78%2.17%
 Never Married40.23%40.30%32.55%
 Widowed4.54%4.37%5.95%
 Divorced10.00%12.72%10.92%
 Married, w/children34.85%31.75%31.68%
 Married, no children37.75%41.53%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.27%16.31%16.94%
 Single, no children11.12%10.41%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
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