Portland, Oregon 

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Economy in Portland, Oregon

Portland has an unemployment rate of 3.5%. The US average is 3.9%.

Portland has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Portland
- The Sales Tax Rate for Portland is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Portland is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Portland
- The average income of a Portland resident is $32,438 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Portland resident is $53,230 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  3.5%3.9%
  0.9%1.6%
  42.4%33.5%
  0.0%7.3%
  9.0%4.6%
  $36,492$31,177
  $61,532$57,652
  $80,212$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.6%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  9.3%10.4%
  3.1%2.7%
  10.7%11.6%
  3.1%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.4%2.1%
  3.9%4.7%
  2.2%1.9%
  10.4%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.6%4.3%
  10.0%9.3%
  15.5%13.8%
  2.4%2.2%
  9.3%7.4%
  5.4%4.9%
  3.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Portland    348 Reviews
    Portland gets MY 5-Star Review! GREAT city! - 5/30/2019
    After living in Texas hell for 20 years I moved to Portland, Oregon. It felt like I moved to heaven. In comparison with where I lived in North Dallas, Portland is so... Read More
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    Portland...the cesspool of the Northwesthwest! - 4/30/2019
    I've lived here now almost 30 years. This place has slowly declined to be one of the WORST cities to live or visit. Downtown Portland is nothing but a cesspool of... Read More

    Take time to love Portland - 4/25/2019
    Portland still has the small town feel and makes you feel like you're in a community. The worst problem is so many people are moving here. Great food scene for those... Read More


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