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Vancouver, WA vs Portland, OR

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- Portland is 0% more densely populated than Vancouver.
- People are 10.5% less likely to be married in Portland.
- The Median Age is 0.6 years older in Portland.
 Vancouver, WAPortland, ORUnited States
 Female Population50.6%50.3%50.5%
 Male Population49.4%49.7%49.5%
 Median Age37.337.938.4
 Population - 2010167,614585,476309,327,143
 Population - 2000143,560529,121285,036,114
 Population - 199046,380437,319251,960,433
 Pop. 2000 to Now29.7%24.1%15.6%
 Pop. 1990 to Now301.5%50.2%30.8%
 Population Density3,849.04,850.693.4
 Land Area48.9133.43,531,905.4
 Water Area3.611.6264,836.8
 Est. Total Population By Age
 Vancouver, WAPortland, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.2%4.7%5.9%
 Age 5 to 96.4%4.9%6.1%
 Age 10 to 146.1%4.8%6.6%
 Age 15 to 173.3%2.8%3.9%
 Age 18 to 203.5%3.0%4.0%
 Age 21 to 245.2%4.6%5.2%
 Age 25 to 3416.0%19.5%13.8%
 Age 35 to 4413.4%17.6%12.9%
 Age 45 to 5411.8%13.6%12.6%
 Age 55 to 596.2%5.5%6.7%
 Age 60 to 646.1%5.5%6.3%
 Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%9.6%
 Age 75 to 844.1%3.3%4.5%
 Age 85 and over2.2%1.5%1.9%
 Vancouver, WAPortland, ORUnited States
 Native American0.4%0.6%0.6%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander1.6%0.5%0.2%
 Two or More Races6.5%5.5%3.2%
 Marriage & Family
 Vancouver, WAPortland, ORUnited States
 Married Population47.4%42.4%49.8%
     Currently Married45.2%41.1%48.0%
 Married but Separated2.1%1.3%1.8%
 Single Population52.6%57.6%50.2%
 Never Married32.5%41.6%33.8%
 Household Size2.462.262.60
 Family Households45,181139,39080,755,759
     Married couple, w/children30.2%31.6%30.5%
     Married couple, no children41.0%44.1%42.9%
 Non Family Households30,482140,40743,255,233
     Single householder, w/children17.4%14.3%15.8%
     Single householder, no children11.4%10.1%10.8%

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Reviews for Vancouver    57 Reviews
Traffic congestion - 12/1/2021
This city has traffic similar to Seattle. I think some drivers here are aggressive and are not able to stay calm under stress. Although the rent prices seem reasonable I... Read More

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From Good To Bad time for a New Mayor and Council - 6/18/2021
Plus no pone wants a new bridge it has been voted down a thousand times but now the city of Vancouver is going to try and sneak one in anyway and the nice small feeling... Read More

it's time to leave the corruption behind - 4/7/2021
The city is corrupt, department heads taking bribes, 2 yr community college almost destroyed because the faculty are making it into a 4 yr college. Mormon corruption... Read More

Reviews for Portland    386 Reviews
There is no One way to see any large city - 3/20/2023
I lived in Portland for 19 years (I've also lived in Boise, ID, the Bay Area, Austin, TX and now Nampa, ID). It drives me nuts when people try to give a large city a... Read More

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Great Place, Too Many Cars. - 11/8/2022
One of the best cities in America. Food scene is the best in the world. Weather is preferable over places where you have the same weather year round. I enjoy the... Read More

Houston Transplant, 2022 Portland Review - 10/10/2022
I moved from Houston to Portland about a year ago. I remember reading the reviews on here and it making me second guess moving before I did, so I wanted to come back and... Read More

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