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%.

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
  Unemployment Rate3.5%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth0.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth42.4%33.5%
  Sales Taxes0.0%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.090.046
  Income per Cap.$36,492$31,177
  Household Income$61,532$57,652
  Family Median Income$80,212$70,850
  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    344 Reviews
    Over 30 years the place really went downhill. - 2/23/2019
    I moved in 30 years ago to a lovely 1907 home in a quiet, close-in neighborhood. It reminded me so much of NE Minneapolis I thought I was back there again. But over... Read More

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    Keep Portland Weird but Beautiful! - 2/22/2019
    I've lived here for many years and loved it! Could I afford to purchase a home here today-nope! Getting harder and harder to meet the high rent which continues to go... Read More

    Mostly Very Good. - 1/22/2019
    I’ve lived here 2 years. I’ve lived in several other (larger) cities in the U.S. and other countries. I’ve found Portland interesting, safe and fun. Local Govt is very... Read More


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