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
  3.6%3.7%
  0.9%1.6%
  42.4%33.5%
  0.0%6.2%
  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    360 Reviews
    trendiness and homelessness plague - 7/9/2020
    Lived there 5 years and couldn't wait to leave. No place I'd rather be than the PNW in the summer, but doesn't make up for the other 9 months of cold gray. If you love... Read More

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    Expensive but amazingly beautiful - 6/12/2020
    First off I will say that I just looked up 12 major cities on this site and they all had 2 stars so I think people come here to complain more than to enlighten. I lived... Read More

    What if San Francisco and Sacramento had a baby? - 4/9/2020
    Such a beautiful city to visit. I wish I could have given more stars but the economy is weak. So if someone said earlier come here with a will paying steady job and you... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND, OREGON
    97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, ... 28 more

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