Portland, OR 

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People in Portland, OR

Portland, OR is a vibrant city with a population of 647,176 and a population density of 4,922 people per square mile. It is home to many businesses, year-round outdoor activities, organizations, and local sporting events. The city is known for its microbreweries and craft beer scene; some popular businesses include Breakside Brewery, Hair of the Dog Brewing Company, and Deschutes Brewery. Portland also boasts great outdoors activities such as white water rafting and kayaking on the Willamette River or biking along the Springwater Corridor. For those who prefer to stay inside there are plenty of art galleries and museums like the Portland Art Museum or Oregon Historical Society Museum. Additionally, Portland has several professional sports teams such as the Portland Trail Blazers (NBA), Timbers (MLS Soccer), Thorns (NWSL Soccer), Winterhawks (WHL Hockey). Lastly, there are many organizations that help support the community such as Oregon Food Bank or Keep Oregon Green Association.

The population in Portland is 647,176. There are 4,851 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Portland is 37.9, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Portland is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Portland
- 42.4% are married
- 12.7% are divorced
- 31.7% are married with children
- 16.3% have children, but are single
Race in Portland

- 71.0% are white
- 5.6% are black
- 7.7% are asian
- 0.6% are native american
- 0.3% claim Other
- 9.7% claim Hispanic Ethnicity
- 4.5% Two or More Races
- 0.6% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander


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    Reviews for Portland    386 Reviews
    There is no One way to see any large city - 3/20/2023
    I lived in Portland for 19 years (I've also lived in Boise, ID, the Bay Area, Austin, TX and now Nampa, ID). It drives me nuts when people try to give a large city a... Read More

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    Great Place, Too Many Cars. - 11/8/2022
    One of the best cities in America. Food scene is the best in the world. Weather is preferable over places where you have the same weather year round. I enjoy the... Read More

    Houston Transplant, 2022 Portland Review - 10/10/2022
    I moved from Houston to Portland about a year ago. I remember reading the reviews on here and it making me second guess moving before I did, so I wanted to come back and... Read More

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