Portland, Oregon 

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Economy in Portland, Oregon

Portland has an unemployment rate of 4.6%. The US average is 5.2%.

Portland has seen the job market increase by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.2%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Portland
- The Sales Tax Rate for Portland is 0.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Portland is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.6%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth41.2%38.0%
  Sales Taxes0.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes9.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$32,438$28,555
  Household Income$53,230$53,482
  Family Median Income$69,048$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.6%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction4.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing9.3%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.1%2.7%
  Retail trade10.7%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.1%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.4%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.9%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.2%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services10.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.6%4.3%
  Educational services10.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance15.5%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.4%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.3%7.4%
  Other services5.4%4.9%
  Public administration3.2%4.8%
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Reviews for Portland    330 Reviews
A forest with a city woven into it. - 6/5/2018
I am a 4th generation Oregonian and these are the facts: WEATHER: Pacific ocean breezes bring cool damp air for 4 or 5 months, then we have a moderate... Read More

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Originally from NE but love Portland - 2/5/2018
I lived in Philly (hated it) the Poconos (boring) and New York (cool and not enough green. But I genuinely love Portland. It is green all year round. I love the... Read More

Homogenous, gloomy, and ultra PC - 1/10/2018
This place is incredily overrated. I do NOT understand how this place became so popular. There is no diversity of thought, style, interests, or political views. Forget... Read More


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