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    347 Reviews
    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

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    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

    stay as Far Away as you can youve bee warned - 4/6/2019
    i have lived here all my Life and it is time to leave the good and the bad and the happy and the sad with that said its its all the bad and the sad i have nothing... Read More


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