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Population in 2012: 603,106 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 

Males: 297,431  (49.3%)
Females: 305,675  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 97201, 97203, 97204, 97205, 97208, 97209, 97210, 97211, 97212, 97213, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97217, 97218, 97221, 97227, 97232, 97239, 97266.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,158 (it was $40,146 in 2000)
Portland:

$52,158
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,203

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $268,800 (it was $154,700 in 2000)
Portland:

$268,800
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $326,532; Detached houses: $332,086; Townhouses or other attached units: $300,746; In 2-unit structures: $340,889; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,029; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $381,570; Mobile homes: $65,808; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $199,507

Median gross rent in 2012: $905.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 97201, 97202, 97203, 97204, 97205, 97206, 97209, 97210, 97211, 97212, 97213, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97217, 97218, 97219, 97220, 97221, 97227, 97229, 97230, 97231, 97232, 97233, 97236, 97239, 97258, 97266.

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  • White alone - 438,962 (72.7%)
  • Hispanic - 57,049 (9.5%)
  • Asian alone - 41,531 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 35,290 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 21,925 (3.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4,497 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,997 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1,399 (0.2%)

Races in Portland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portland: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.2%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.9%), United States (4.5%), Norwegian (2.9%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 134.3 square miles.

Population density: 4,490 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city:

  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

74,267 residents are foreign born (4.6% Asia, 3.8% Latin America, 3.1% Europe).

This city:  13.1%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 181 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Oregon as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Portland to the number of sex offenders is 3,332 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,025 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,158 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (822.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Maywood Park, OR (2.1 miles ), Milwaukie, OR (2.3 miles ), Raleigh Hills, OR (2.5 miles ), West Haven-Sylvan, OR (2.5 miles ), West Slope, OR (2.6 miles ), Garden Home-Whitford, OR (2.7 miles ), Oak Grove, OR (2.7 miles ), Happy Valley, OR (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1071 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 1998: 1155 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 1999: 929 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2000: 866 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2001: 1040 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2002: 1088 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2003: 1093 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2004: 956 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2005: 981 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2006: 1256 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2007: 1205 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2008: 648 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2009: 427 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2010: 435 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2011: 451 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2012: 644 buildings, average cost: $231,200

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Latitude: 45.52 N, Longitude: 122.64 W

Portland nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Rose City or City of Roses, Stumptown

Daytime population change due to commuting: +125,538 (+20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 227,924 (74.0%)

Area codes: 503, 971

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Crime rates in Portland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 19212027292020222619222020
per 100,000 3.73.93.75.05.33.73.74.14.73.43.93.43.3
Rapes 369305354310313325293280250252230258231
per 100,000 71.056.865.056.957.660.154.052.045.244.940.843.738.6
Robberies 1,4461,2671,2941,3671,2871,1371,2971,2891,1321,0371,005917950
per 100,000 278.3235.9237.6250.7236.7210.4239.2239.5204.7184.9178.1155.4158.9
Assaults 3,8642,9632,8442,7322,4052,3762,2622,1102,0371,7971,7941,8421,892
per 100,000 743.6551.7522.2501.0442.2439.7417.2392.1368.3320.4317.9312.2316.4
Burglaries 5,5605,5925,7026,4847,2376,1215,4854,8404,3073,6964,1204,3034,471
per 100,000 1070.01041.21047.01189.11330.71132.71011.7899.4778.8658.9730.0729.3747.6
Thefts 24,97028,35827,93329,59928,32225,79422,03321,97821,59719,62421,02622,49422,398
per 100,000 4805.45280.05129.05428.35207.84773.24063.84084.13905.33498.63725.43812.63745.3
Auto thefts 4,7154,6775,1805,8685,9365,7304,4784,7683,3393,1753,2453,2253,585
per 100,000 907.4870.8951.11076.21091.51060.3825.9886.0603.8566.0575.0546.6599.5
Arson 511385496384363375408331303269214308254
per 100,000 98.371.791.170.466.769.475.361.554.848.037.952.242.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 626.5579.3580.8608.0595.9553.2497.7489.8433.1387.7397.5392.2392.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Portland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,195 (966 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Oregon average:

1.57

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    Portland, Oregon accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

    Unemployment in July 2013:
    Here:

    7.3%
    Oregon:

    8.1%

    Unemployment by year (%)

    Historical population

    Historical housing units


    Population change in the 1990s: +41,272 (+8.5%).

    Most common industries in 2012 (%)
    Males Females
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
    • Accommodation and food services (8%)
    • Construction (7%)
    • Educational services (7%)
    • Health care (6%)
    • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
    • Finance and insurance (4%)
    • Health care (18%)
    • Educational services (15%)
    • Accommodation and food services (9%)
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
    • Social assistance (5%)
    • Finance and insurance (4%)
    • Public administration (4%)
    Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
    Males Females
    • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
    • Software developers and programmers (3%)
    • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
    • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
    • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
    • Other production occupations (3%)
    • Engineers (2%)
    • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
    • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
    • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (4%)
    • Other business operations specialists (3%)
    • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
    • Registered nurses (3%)
    • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

    Work and jobs in Portland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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    Earthquake activity:

    Portland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 397% greater than the overall U.S. average.

    On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from the city center
    On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Portland center
    On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
    On 4/24/2003 at 19:26:30, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.5 miles away from the city center
    On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Portland center
    On 5/20/1995 at 12:48:48, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 MD, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
    Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

    Natural disasters:

    The number of natural disasters in Multnomah County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
    Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
    Emergencies Declared: 1

    Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
    Portland topographic map

    Birthplace of: Tom Trusky - Poet, Phil Knight - Businessman, Esperanza Spalding - Bassist, Matt Groening - Cartoonist, Daniel E. Barbey - Admiral, Lou Harrison, David Hoggan - Historian, Hugh Nibley - Religious scholar, Linus Pauling, James Whitney Young - Astronomer.

    Medal of Honor Recipient born in Portland: Stuart S. Stryker.

    Main business address for: NEW CF&I INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES & ROLLING & FINISHING MILLS), BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC (SERVICES-HELP SUPPLY SERVICES), FLIR SYSTEMS INC (SEARCH, DETECTION, NAVIGATION, GUIDANCE, AERONAUTICAL SYS), OREGON STEEL MILLS INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)), NMHG HOLDING CO (INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS TRACTORS TRAILERS & STACKERS), COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR CO (APPAREL & OTHER FINISHED PRODS OF FABRICS & SIMILAR MATERIAL), KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTERS INC /DE (SERVICES-CHILD DAY CARE SERVICES), WILLIAMS CONTROLS INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES) and 24 other public companies.


    Hospitals/medical centers in Portland:

    • DSI NORTHEAST OREGON RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5318 NE IRVING)
    • DSI NORTHEAST PORTLAND RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 703 NE HANCOCK)
    • PNRS EMANUEL (Dialysis Facility, 2801 N GANTENBEIN AVE STE 4400)
    • PNRS HOLLYWOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2824 NE WASCO ST SUITE #100)
    • PNRS HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2300 SW 6TH AVE STE 101)
    • PNRS ROSE QUARTER (Dialysis Facility, 4905 NE MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD)
    • PORTLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 10595 SE STARK ST)
    • PORTLAND HOME DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, 11300 NE HALSEY SUITE 220)
    • ADDUS HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 4838 NE SANDY BLVD SUITE 205)
    • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 5835 NE 122ND AVENUE STE 155)
    • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 16195 SW 72ND AVENUE)
    • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, 2282 NW NORTHRUP)
    • KAISER PERMANENTE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 2701 NW VAUGHN STREET, SUITE 140)
    • MARQUIS AT HOME (Home Health Center, 4560 SE INTERNATIONAL WAY SUITE 100)
    • PROVIDENCE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 6410 NE HALSEY STREET, SUITE 200)
    • VNA HEALTH SERVICES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 2801 GANTENBEIN, ROOM 2400)
    • ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 10123 SE MARKET STREET)
    • BESS KAISER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 5055 NORTH GREELEY AVENUE)
    • BHC PACIFIC GATEWAY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1345 SE HARNEY)
    • CAREUNIT HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND (Hospital, 1927 NW LOVEJOY STREET)
    • CEDAR HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 10300 S W EASTRIDGE STREET)
    • EAST PORTLAND SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 9200 SE 91ST AVENUE)
    • EASTMORELAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2900 SE STEELE STREET)
    • HOLLADAY PARK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1225 NORTHEAST 2ND AVENUE)
    • HOSPICE CARE OF THE NORTHWEST (Hospital, 1500 NE IRVING STREET)
    • INTERSTATE MEDICAL OFFICE SOUT (Hospital, 3500 NORTH INTERSTATE)
    • LEGACY EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2801 N GANTENBEIN AVENUE)
    • LEGACY GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1015 NW 22ND AVENUE, W121)
    • LEGACY VNA HOSPICE (Hospital, 815 NE DAVIS STREET)
    • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (Hospital, 511 SW 10TH AVENUE)
    • OHSU HOSPITAL AND CLINICS (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 3181 SW SAM JACKSON PARK ROAD)
    • PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 10300 NE HANCOCK)
    • PORTLAND VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 3710 SW US VETERANS HOSPITAL)
    • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE (Hospital, 1235 NE 47TH, SUITE 148)
    • PROVIDENCE PORTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 4805 NE GLISAN STREET)
    • PROVIDENCE ST VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 9205 SW BARNES ROAD)
    • WOODLAND PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, 10300 NE HANCOCK ST)
    • AVAMERE CRESTVIEW OF PORTLAND (Nursing Home, 6530 SW 30TH AVENUE)
    • BAPTIST MANOR (Nursing Home, 900 NE 81ST AVENUE)
    • BELMONT TERRACE (Nursing Home, 4914 S E BELMONT)
    • BISHOP MORRIS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2430 NW MARSHALL)
    • CARE CENTER EAST HLTH (Nursing Home, 11325 NE WEIDLER)
    • CARE VISTA (Nursing Home, 9911 SE MT SCOTT BLVD)
    • CARE WEST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 2550 N W KEARNEY STREET)
    • CASCADE TERRACE (Nursing Home, 5601 SE 122ND AVENUE)
    • CORNERSTONE CARE OPTION (Nursing Home, 12640 SE BUSH)
    • FERNHILL ESTATES (Nursing Home, 5737 NE 37TH AVENUE)
    • FRIENDSHIP HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 3320 SE HOLGATE)
    • GATEWAY CARE AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, 39 NE 102ND AVENUE)
    • GLISAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 9750 NE GLISAN STREET)
    • GRACELEN TERRACE NF (Nursing Home, 10948 S.E. BOISE)
    • HEALTHCARE AT FOSTER CREEK (Nursing Home, 6003 SE 136TH AVENUE)
    • HOLLADAY PARK PLAZA (Nursing Home, 1300 NE 16TH AVENUE)
    • LAURELHURST VILLAGE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3060 SE STARK STREET)
    • LAWRENCE CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, 812 SE 48TH AVENUE)
    • LEGACY EMANUEL HOSPITAL-SNF (Nursing Home, 3001 N GANTENBEIN)
    • MARQUIS AT HAWTHORNE (Nursing Home, 2827 SE SALMON ST)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT AUTUMN HILLS (Nursing Home, 6630 SW BVTRN-HILLS HWY)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT CENTENNIAL (Nursing Home, 725 SE 202ND AVENUE)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT MT TABOR (Nursing Home, 6040 SE BELMONT STREET)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT PIEDMONT (Nursing Home, 319 NE RUSSET)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT POWELLHURST (Nursing Home, 13033 SE HOLGATE BLVD)
    • MARQUIS CARE AT VERMONT HILLS (Nursing Home, 6010 SW SHATTUCK ROAD)
    • MENLO PARK HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 745 NE 122ND AVENUE)
    • MIRABELLA PORTLAND (Nursing Home, 3550 SW BOND AVE)
    • MT TABOR EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 7100 SE DIVISION)
    • PARK FOREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 8643 NE BEECH STREET)
    • PARKROSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 10336 NE WYGANT ST)
    • PORTHAVEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 5330 NE PRESCOTT STREET)
    • PORTLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 12441 SE STARK STREET)
    • PRESTIGE CARE AND REHABILITATION OF REEDWOOD (Nursing Home, 3540 SE FRANCIS STREET)
    • PROVIDENCE CHILD CENTER (Nursing Home, 830 NE 47TH AVENUE)
    • RALEIGH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 6630 SW BEAVERTON HILLSDALE HWY)
    • ROBISON JEWISH HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 6125 SW BOUNDARY STREET)
    • ROSE CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 34 NE 20TH AVENUE)
    • TERWILLIGER PLAZA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2425 SW 6TH)
    • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF PORTLAND (Nursing Home, 10435 SE CORA STREET)
    • VICTORIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3339 SE DIVISION ST)
    • WEST HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 5701 SW MULTNOMAH BLVD)
    • WILLAMETTE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3125 N WILLAMETTE BLVD)

    Political contributions by individuals in Portland, OR

    Airports and heliports located in Portland:

    • Portland-Hillsboro Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 9,561, Itinerant Ops: 83,381, Local Ops: 160,261, Military Ops: 644)
    • Portland International Airport (Runways: 3, Commercial Ops: 148,416, Air Taxi Ops: 55,769, Itinerant Ops: 20,775, Local Ops: 1,059, Military Ops: 4,234)
    • Portland-Troutdale Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 4,000, Itinerant Ops: 29,520, Local Ops: 70,000, Military Ops: 1,500)
    • Heliports: 11

    See details about airports and heliports located in Portland, OR

    Amtrak station:

    PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

    Local government website: www.ci.portland.or.us

    Biggest Colleges/Universities in Portland:

    • Portland State University (Full-time enrollment: 16,722; Location: 724 SW Harrison; Public; Website: www.pdx.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Portland Community College (FT enrollment: 12,103; Location: 12000 SW 49th Avenue; Public; Website: www.pcc.edu)
    • University of Portland (FT enrollment: 3,227; Location: 5000 N Willamette Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.up.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Lewis & Clark College (FT enrollment: 2,902; Location: 0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lclark.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Apollo College-Portland Inc (FT enrollment: 1,990; Location: 2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.apollocollege.edu)
    • Oregon Health & Science University (FT enrollment: 1,602; Location: 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd; Public; Website: www.ohsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Concordia University (FT enrollment: 1,515; Location: 2811 NE Holman Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cu-portland.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Reed College (FT enrollment: 1,406; Location: 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.reed.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Warner Pacific College (FT enrollment: 1,322; Location: 2219 SE 68th Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.warnerpacific.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • The Art Institute of Portland (FT enrollment: 1,120; Location: 1122 NW Davis St.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/portland/)
    • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (FT enrollment: 725; Location: 600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/portland)
    • Concorde Career Institute (FT enrollment: 720; Location: 1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concorde.edu)
    • ITT Technical Institute-Portland (FT enrollment: 684; Location: 9500 NE Cascades Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
    • Multnomah University (FT enrollment: 651; Location: 8435 NE Glisan St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.multnomah.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Pacific Northwest College of Art (FT enrollment: 561; Location: 1241 NW Johnson; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pnca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • National College of Natural Medicine (FT enrollment: 490; Location: 049 SW Porter Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ncnm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • University of Western States (FT enrollment: 474; Location: 2900 NE 132nd Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uws.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Everest College-Portland (FT enrollment: 467; Location: 425 SW Washington; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/portland)
    • Heald College-LLC-Portland (FT enrollment: 459; Location: 6035 NE 78th Ct; Private, for-profit; Website: www.heald.edu)
    • Linfield College-Portland Campus (FT enrollment: 348; Location: 2215 NW Northrup St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.linfield.edu/portland/)

    Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Portland:

    • Clark College (about 8 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,136)
    • Mt Hood Community College (about 12 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
    • Clackamas Community College (about 15 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 3,205)
    • George Fox University (about 22 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
    • Pacific University (about 23 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,905)
    • Chemeketa Community College (about 42 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 5,853)
    • Willamette University (about 45 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,618)

    Biggest public high schools in Portland:

    Biggest private high schools in Portland:

    • JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,154; Location: 9000 SW BEAVERTON HWY; Grades: 9 - 12)
    • OREGON EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 830; Location: 6300 SW NICOL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
    • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 822; Location: 2401 SE STARK ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
    • CATLIN GABEL SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 8825 SW BARNES RD; Grades: PK - 12)
    • ST MARYS ACADEMY (Students: 613; Location: 1615 SW 5TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
    • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 372; Location: 12425 NE SAN RAFAEL ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
    • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 12425 NE SAN RAFAEL ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
    • COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 260; Location: 413 NE 91ST AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
    • CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 256; Location: 9200 NE FREMONT ST; Grades: PK - 12)
    • PORTLAND LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 740 SE 182ND AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

    Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Portland:

    Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Portland:

    • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 601 NE 39TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
    • WEST HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 7945 SW CAPITOL HILL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
    • FRENCH AMERICAN SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 8500 NW JOHNSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 11845 SE MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 6)
    • PORTLAND JEWISH ACADEMY (Students: 319; Location: 6651 SW CAPITOL HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
    • FRANCISCAN MONTESSORI EARTH SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 1475 SE CLINTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • ARCHBISHOP HOWARD SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 5309 NE ALAMEDA ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 1260 NW SALTZMAN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
    • HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 127 N ROSA PARKS WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
    • PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL & KDGN (Students: 260; Location: 14175 NW CORNELL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
    See full list of schools located in Portland, map of school districts

    Libraries in Portland:

    • MULTNOMAH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,993,467; Location: 205 NE RUSSELL; 1,372,713 books; 144,633 audio materials; 114,577 video materials; 80 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 23 other licensed databases; 3,829 print serial subscriptions; 19 electronic serial subscriptions)
    • CEDAR MILL COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,771,068; Location: 12505 NW CORNELL RD; 183,850 books; 35 e-books; 18,117 audio materials; 20,555 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 402 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
    • GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $338,156; Location: 7475 SW OLESON RD; 12,738 books; 35 e-books; 6,543 audio materials; 3,111 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

    User submitted facts and corrections:

    • Portland, OR - Richie Sexson of the Seattle Mariners was also born in Portland.
    • Portland State University's main web site is www.pdx.edu and not www.oirp.pdx.edu
    • Strongest AM radio stations in Portland: KPOJ (620 AM, 50 kw, Portland, ): KPOJ's power is 5 kw. KKSN (1520 AM, 50 kw, Oregon City, ..): KKSN changed their call letters to KZNY. Strongest FM Stations in Portland: KRRC (104.1 FM Poortland ...): KRRC moved from 104.1 FM to 97.9 FM.
    • eastmoreland and woodland park hospitals have been closed
    • National College of Naturopathic Medicine www.ncnm.edu ND and MSOM degrees Oregon College of Oriental Medicine www.ocom.edu
    • Please update the information for The Art Institute of Portland as follows: Address: 1122 NW Davis Portland, OR 97209 Website: http://www.aipd.aii.edu/ Current enrollment: 1,500 Thank you!
    • Eastmoreland Hospital no longer exists as it was purchased and demolished by Reed College and Woodland Park hospital is now employee owned and has been renamed Physicians Hospital

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    Notable locations in Portland: Memorial Coliseum (A), Parkrose / Sumner Transit Center Park and Ride (B), Parkrose / Sumner Transit Center (C), Oregon Zoo (D), Lambert Gardens (E), Lake Yard (F), Kenton Yard (G), Eastbank Transient Boat Tie - up (H), Champ (I), Shaver Mooring (J), Ladd Circle (K), Portland Meadows (L), Rivergate (M), Northwest Natural Gas Company (N), Chutes (O), Convent of the Good Shepherd (P), Cathedrak Park Boat Ramp (Q), Multnomah County Fairgrounds (R), Broadmoor Golf Course (S), Columbia Edgewater Golf Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Woodstock Super Center Shopping Center (1), The Water Tower Shopping Center (2), San Rafael Center Shopping Center (3), Powell Villa Center Shopping Center (4), New Market Village Shopping Center (5), Menlo Park Plaza Shopping Center (6), Mall 205 Shopping Center (7), Lloyd Center Shopping Center (8), Jantzen Beach Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in Portland include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Congregation Neveh Shalom (B), The Morning Star Baptist Church (C), The Old Church (D), The Parish of Saint Mark (E), The Well Church (F), The Word of Life Community Church (G), Tongan Fellowship of the United Methodists (H), Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Willamette National Cemetery (1), Powell Grove Cemetery (2), Columbia Masonic Cemetery (3), Keser Israel and Shaarie Torah Cemeteries (4), Gatton Cemetery (5), Ahavai Sholom Cemetery (6), Riverview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Ramsey Lake (A), Smith Lake (B), Bybee Lake (C), Doane Lake (D), Force Lake (E), Crystal Springs Lake (F), Reed Lake (G), City of Portland Reservoir Number 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willamette River (A), Columbia Slough (B), Saltzman Creek (C), Balch Creek (D), Crystal Springs Creek (E), Restoration Creek (F), Paget Creek (G), Bridlemile Creek (H), Johnson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in Portland include: Kenilworth City Park (1), Kenton City Park (2), Creston City Park (3), Kingsley City Park (4), Frank L Knight City Park (5), Custer City Park (6), Portland Traction Trail (7), Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area (8), Willamette Cove (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beach: Broughton Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attractions: Children's Museum 2nd Generation (4015 Southwest Canyon Road) (1), Milwaukie Museum (3737 Southeast Adams Street) (2), Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery (Museums; 615 SW Broadway) (3), 3D Center of Art & Photography (Museums; 1928 Northwest Lovejoy Street) (4), OMSI Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (1945 Southeast Water Avenue) (5), KIDD Toy Museum (1327 Southeast Grand Avenue) (6), Hippo Hardware & Trading Company (Museums; Hh 11th & Burnsi Southeast) (7), Godfather's Pizza (Museums; 7440 Southwest Baseline) (8), Northwest Film Center (Museums; 1219 Southwest Park Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Hotels: Motel 6 (3104 Southeast Powell Boulevard) (1), Shilo Inns & Resorts (11707 Northeast Airport Way) (2), Comfort Inn Portland (8225 Northeast Wasco Street) (3), Flirts (8439 Northeast Columbia Boulevard) (4), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2300 North Hayden Island Drive) (5), Courtyard Portland N Harbour (1231 North Anchor Way At Marine Drive) (6), Resort Supply Inc (60 Southeast Main Street) (7), RODEWAY INN Midtown (3800 NE Sandy Blvd) (8), Hawthorn Inn & Suites - Portland Convention (431 NE Multnomah St) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Courts: Giffin Court (15301 Southeast Division) (1), Courts-Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Information (1001 Southwest 5th Avenue) (2), United States Government - Courts- District Court- General Information (1000 Southwest 3rd Avenue) (3), Multnomah County - Labor Relations Multnomah County Employees Only- Juvenile Court Informa (501 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard) (4), Multnomah County - Family Court Services (1021 Southwest 4th Avenue Suite 350) (5), City of Tigard (13125 Southwest Hall Boulevard) (6), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Judges- Elizabeth Pe (1001 Southwest 5th Avenue Suite 700) (7), Oregon State - Judicial Fitness Commission (Po Box 9035) (8), District Court - Clerk's Office Information (1000 Southwest 3rd Avenue Suite 740) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

     
    Multnomah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
    Air pollution and air quality trends
    (lower is better)
    AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  NO2

    Air Quality Index (AQI)

    Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
    City:

    25.7
    U.S.:

    32.0
    Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.27. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    2.27
    U.S.:

    2.43
    Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    20.8
    U.S.:

    28.3
    Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 109 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    17.0
    U.S.:

    22.1
    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.52. This is better than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    7.52
    U.S.:

    9.59
    Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is about average. There were 79 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    0.288
    U.S.:

    0.334
    Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    10.3
    U.S.:

    9.4
    Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    0.00814
    U.S.:

    0.05378

    Drinking water stations with addresses in Portland and their reported violations in the past:

    OPRD MILO MCIVER STATE PARK (Population served: 850, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • 6 routine major monitoring violations
    • 9 regular monitoring violations
    CANBY REGENCY (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
    Past health violations:
    • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1999)
    • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-1995 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1999)
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-31-2006)
    • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2002 and SEP-01-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2003)
    • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUN-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2003)
    • 18 routine major monitoring violations
    • 55 regular monitoring violations
    • One other older monitoring violation
    CITY BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
    Past health violations:
    • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-29-1998)
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and JUN-14-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2006)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
    • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2003 and MAR-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2004)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2002 and MAR-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2004)
    • 20 routine major monitoring violations
    • 112 regular monitoring violations
    • 6 other older monitoring violations
    REEDER BEACH RESORT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
    Past health violations:
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One routine major monitoring violation
    • One minor monitoring violation
    • One regular monitoring violation
    MOBILE VILLAGE INC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2003 and JUN-24-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2004)
    • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUN-25-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2004)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUL-03-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2001)
    • 2 routine major monitoring violations
    • 44 regular monitoring violations
    CURRINSVILLE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
    Past health violations:
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-28-2006)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-28-2006)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-28-2006)
    • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2004)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2004), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-28-2006)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
    • 3 other older health violations
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
    • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2004 and SEP-17-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2004)
    • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and SEP-17-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2004)
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2000 and MAY-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2001)
    • 4 routine major monitoring violations
    • 8 minor monitoring violations
    • 4 regular monitoring violations
    • 5 other older monitoring violations
    DRIFTWOOD MHP (WASH CO) (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
    Past health violations:
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
    • 3 routine major monitoring violations
    • 5 minor monitoring violations
    • 57 regular monitoring violations
    • 4 other older monitoring violations
    FOUR SEASONS MHP (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2004 and DEC-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2004)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2003 and DEC-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2004)
    • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and MAY-13-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2004)
    • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2002 and DEC-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2004)
    • 25 routine major monitoring violations
    • 2 regular monitoring violations
    • 5 other older monitoring violations

    Drinking water stations with addresses in Portland that have no violations reported:

    • TOUTLE RIVER RV PARK (Serves WA, Population served: 23, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

    Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
    (13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)

    Average household size:
    This city:  2.3 people
    Oregon:  2.5 people

    Percentage of family households:
    This city:  50.5%
    Whole state:  63.4%

    Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
    This city:  10.6%
    Whole state:  8.0%

    Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
    • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
    • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

    Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portland, OR

    People in group quarters in Portland in 2010:

    • 6,671 people in college/university student housing
    • 2,160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
    • 2,089 people in other noninstitutional facilities
    • 1,622 people in group homes intended for adults
    • 1,351 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
    • 1,114 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
    • 842 people in residential treatment centers for adults
    • 625 people in state prisons
    • 581 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers
    • 157 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
    • 129 people in correctional residential facilities
    • 129 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
    • 110 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
    • 84 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
    • 54 people in in-patient hospice facilities
    • 22 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
    • 14 people in maritime/merchant vessels

    People in group quarters in Portland in 2000:

    • 4,657 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
    • 2,990 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
    • 2,569 people in nursing homes
    • 1,622 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
    • 834 people in other group homes
    • 474 people in state prisons
    • 344 people in halfway houses
    • 334 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
    • 224 people in religious group quarters
    • 199 people in homes for the mentally ill
    • 101 people in other nonhousehold living situations
    • 93 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
    • 93 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
    • 88 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
    • 79 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
    • 76 people in homes for the mentally retarded
    • 63 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
    • 56 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
    • 56 people in crews of maritime vessels
    • 41 people in other types of correctional institutions
    • 28 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
    • 26 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
    • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
    • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
    • 7 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
    • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

    Portland compared to Oregon state average:

    Portland, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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    • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
    • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
    • House age above state average.
    • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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    Arenas or stadiums:

    • Rose Garden Arena. Portland Trail Blazers (NBA), Portland Lumberjax (NLL).
    • Chiles Center. University of Portland.
    • Peter W. Stott Center. Portland State University.

    Banks with most branches in Portland (2011 data):

    • U.S. Bank National Association: 43 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
    • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 32 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
    • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 23 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
    • Bank of America, National Association: 22 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
    • KeyBank National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
    • Umpqua Bank: 18 branches. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
    • West Coast Bank: Mlk Branch, Clackamas Banking Branch, Pearl District Branch, Portland Banking Branch, Raleigh Hills, 122nd & Airport Way Branch. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
    • Bank of the West: Raleigh Hills Branch, Portland Main Branch, Lloyd Center Branch, 82nd And Division Branch, Pearl District Branch Office, Koin. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
    • Sterling Savings Bank: Lombard Branch, Hollywood Branch, Peterkort Business Banking Center, Corporate Banking Portland Branch, Rockwood Branch. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
    • 21 other banks with 33 local branches

    Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Oregon:

    • Hilton Portland Executive Towers, 921 SW 6th, Portland, OR 97204 , Phone: (503) 226-1611, Fax: (503) 220-2565
    • Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205 , Phone: (503) 228-2000, Fax: (503) 471-3924
    • Econo Lodge Southeast, 17330 SE Mcloughlin, Portland, OR 97267 , Phone: (503) 654-2222, Fax: (503) 654-1300
    • Econolodge, 405 Ne Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97211 , Phone: (503) 289-9999
    • Aladdin Motor Inn, 8905 SW 30TH, Portland, OR 97219 , Phone: (503) 246-8241, Fax: (503) 245-1355
    • La Quinta Inn Portland, 4319 NW Yeon Ave, Portland, OR 97210 , Phone: (503) 497-9044, Fax: (503) 497-1030
    • Best Western Inn At The Meadows, 1215 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland, OR 97217 , Phone: (503) 286-9600
    • Chestnut Tree Inn, 9699 Se Stark St, Portland, OR 97216 , Phone: (503) 255-4444, Fax: (503) 255-4444
    • 98 other hotels and motels
    All 106 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Oregon

    Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

    School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


    Portland travel time to work - commute


    Portland mode of transportation to work chart

    Most commonly used house heating fuel:

    • Utility gas (53%)
    • Electricity (38%)
    • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
    • Wood (1%)
    • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

    Presidential Elections Results

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    Neighborhoods in Portland:

    (Portland, Oregon Neighborhood Map)


    Religion statistics for Portland city (based on Multnomah County data)

    Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.71%
    Here45.7%
    USA50.2%

    Adherents


    Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

    NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) Church
    Adherents49.7%6.4%3.6%3.6%3.4%
    Congregations8.5%1.3%6.2%1.3%5.5%
    NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
    Adherents3.1%2.7%2.3%2.3%22.9%
    Congregations2.1%5.1%3.4%3.4%63.2%
    Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
    Tables represent county-level data.

    Food Environment Statistics:

    Number of grocery stores: 122
    Multnomah County:

    1.74 / 10,000 pop.
    Oregon:

    2.03 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
    This county:

    0.23 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    0.33 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of convenience stores (no gas): 178
    Multnomah County:

    2.55 / 10,000 pop.
    Oregon:

    2.01 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
    Multnomah County:

    1.27 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    1.69 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of full-service restaurants: 999
    Here:

    14.29 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    9.93 / 10,000 pop.
    Adult diabetes rate:
    This county:

    7.0%
    Oregon:

    7.4%
    Adult obesity rate:
    Multnomah County:

    23.3%
    Oregon:

    25.6%
    Low-income preschool obesity rate:
    This county:

    12.9%
    State:

    14.2%

    Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
    Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
    Financial Administration 510$2,962,618$69,70937$99,169
    Other Government Administration 406$2,204,896$65,16941$94,203
    Judicial and Legal 44$309,136$84,31011$54,739
    Police Protection - Officers 957$6,690,650$83,89516$31,859
    Police - Other 392$1,712,179$52,4149$24,060
    Firefighters 649$4,248,236$78,5500$0
    Fire - Other 57$353,087$74,3347$13,521
    Streets and Highways 545$2,710,990$59,69237$94,361
    Solid Waste Management 46$181,132$47,2520$0
    Sewerage 555$3,005,977$64,99431$80,519
    Parks and Recreation 392$1,739,586$53,253987$464,743
    Housing and Community Development(Local) 24$130,823$65,4127$22,811
    Water Supply 607$3,044,511$60,18846$91,336
    Other and Unallocable 230$1,156,441$60,33628$59,745
    Totals for Government 5,414$30,450,262$67,4921,257$1,131,066

    Portland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

    • Construction - Sewerage: $108,112,000 ($179.26)
      General - Other: $77,439,000 ($128.40)
      Regular Highways: $51,115,000 ($84.75)
      Parks and Recreation: $20,614,000 ($34.18)
      Water Utilities: $7,272,000 ($12.06)
      Local Fire Protection: $5,897,000 ($9.78)
    • Current Operations - Police Protection: $136,768,000 ($226.77)
      Regular Highways: $110,783,000 ($183.69)
      General - Other: $85,836,000 ($142.32)
      Sewerage: $84,141,000 ($139.51)
      Local Fire Protection: $73,357,000 ($121.63)
      Parks and Recreation: $67,672,000 ($112.21)
      Housing and Community Development: $53,703,000 ($89.04)
      Water Utilities: $52,311,000 ($86.74)
      Financial Administration: $30,118,000 ($49.94)
      General Public Buildings: $15,722,000 ($26.07)
      Central Staff Services: $14,964,000 ($24.81)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,340,000 ($23.78)
      Judicial and Legal Services: $6,436,000 ($10.67)
      Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,053,000 ($8.38)
      Parking Facilities: $4,875,000 ($8.08)
      Solid Waste Management: $2,681,000 ($4.45)
      Electric Utilities: $1,261,000 ($2.09)
    • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,466,000 ($2.43)
    • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $79,727,000 ($132.19)
      Total Cash and Deposits: $16,978,000 ($28.15)
      Withdrawals: $62,000 ($0.10)
    • General - Interest on Debt: $84,583,000 ($140.25)
    • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,778,000 ($6.26)
      Parks and Recreation: $466,000 ($0.77)
      Police Protection: $400,000 ($0.66)
      Parking Facilities: $139,000 ($0.23)
      Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($0.03)
    • Total Salaries and Wages: $396,173,000 ($656.89)
    • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,756,000 ($14.52)

    Portland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

    • Charges - Sewerage: $203,958,000 ($338.18)
      All Other: $34,407,000 ($57.05)
      Parking Facilities: $27,971,000 ($46.38)
      Parks and Recreation: $24,298,000 ($40.29)
      Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,590,000 ($4.29)
      Solid Waste Management: $1,247,000 ($2.07)
    • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $81,302,000 ($134.81)
      Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,392,000 ($2.31)
      Local Employee Contribution: $93,000 ($0.15)
    • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,387,000 ($60.33)
      Housing and Community Development: $17,320,000 ($28.72)
    • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,777,000 ($64.30)
      General Local Government Support: $10,670,000 ($17.69)
      All Other: $6,299,000 ($10.44)
    • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $33,238,000 ($55.11)
      Special Assessments: $16,188,000 ($26.84)
      General Revenue, NEC: $11,365,000 ($18.84)
      Rents: $3,981,000 ($6.60)
      Donations From Private Sources: $2,114,000 ($3.51)
    • Revenue - Water Utilities: $86,618,000 ($143.62)
      Electric Utilities: $4,277,000 ($7.09)
    • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,931,000 ($67.87)
      All Other: $18,784,000 ($31.15)
      General Local Government Support: $11,491,000 ($19.05)
    • Tax - Property: $253,601,000 ($420.49)
      Occupation and Business License, NEC: $70,871,000 ($117.51)
      Public Utilities Sales: $48,620,000 ($80.62)
      Other License: $29,939,000 ($49.64)
      Other Selective Sales: $15,964,000 ($26.47)

    Portland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

    • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,355,087,000 ($3904.93)
      Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,165,905,000 ($3591.25)
      Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,215,000 ($605.56)
      Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $190,955,000 ($316.62)
      Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,033,000 ($291.88)
      Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $169,025,000 ($280.26)
      Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,930,000 ($36.36)

    Portland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

    • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,098,000 ($36.64)
    • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $685,486,000 ($1136.59)
    • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,469,000 ($334.05)

    9.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,077 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    9.73%
    Oregon average:

    8.89%

    0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($423 average AGI)
    Multnomah County:

    0.17%
    Oregon average:

    0.11%


    Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
    from Washington County, OR  1.47% ($46,279 average AGI)
    from Clackamas County, OR  1.46% ($39,732)
    from Clark County, WA  0.54% ($36,813)


    8.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,228 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    8.65%
    Oregon average:

    7.91%

    0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,019 average AGI)
    Multnomah County:

    0.10%
    Oregon average:

    0.06%


    Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
    to Clackamas County, OR  1.82% ($46,031 average AGI)
    to Washington County, OR  1.58% ($45,184)
    to Clark County, WA  0.81% ($51,384)

    Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:

    • KBPS (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
    • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
    • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
    • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
    • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
    • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
    • KBNP (1410 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KBNP RADIO, INC.)
    • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
    • KLVP (1040 AM; 2 kW; TIGARD, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
    • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

    Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:

    • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
    • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
    • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
    • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
    • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
    • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
    • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
    • KRRC (104.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE REED INSTITUTE)
    • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
    • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
    • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
    • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
    • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
    • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
    • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
    • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

    TV broadcast stations around Portland:

    • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
    • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
    • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
    • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
    • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
    • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
    • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
    • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
    • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
    • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
    • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
    • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
    • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)

    Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


    See more detailed statistics of Portland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


    National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
    Number of bridges: 785
    Total length: 13,816 meters (45,328ft)
    Total costs: $740,044,000
    Total average daily traffic: 32,384,565
    Total average daily truck traffic: 2,366,470

    New bridges - Historical Statistics

    • 1900-1909: 11
    • 1910-1919: 20
    • 1920-1929: 35
    • 1930-1939: 29
    • 1940-1949: 27
    • 1950-1959: 84
    • 1960-1969: 251
    • 1970-1979: 144
    • 1980-1989: 104
    • 1990-1999: 42
    • 2000-2009: 36
    • 2010-2012: 2
    See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portland, OR

    FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portland)
    FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 951 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
    FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portland, OR)
    FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 327 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 648 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
    FCC Registered Paging Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
    FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
    FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 3533 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portland)

    FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Portland)
    FAA Registered Aircraft: 1023 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


    Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 133 full and 15 partial tracts)
    A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    C) Refinancings
    D) Home Improvement Loans
    E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
    F) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
    G) Loans On Manufactured
    Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED2,448$224,7933,701$250,17117,467$233,669564$144,26679$1,489,6961,576$204,73651$125,042
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED204$219,133401$233,3031,952$234,674104$100,0905$494,200186$207,69614$60,531
    APPLICATIONS DENIED418$215,990712$242,0384,816$236,120404$99,16920$707,036573$200,05648$104,715
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN281$210,755581$282,8153,611$240,137174$121,7197$1,444,000438$197,67718$129,509
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS42$210,511111$212,749823$241,94895$116,7761$685,00072$211,6377$88,561

    Detailed mortgage data for all 147 tracts in Portland, OR

    Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 125 full and 15 partial tracts)
    A) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Refinancings
    C) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
    D) Loans On Manufactured
    Home Dwelling (A & B)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED567$258,000348$269,50814$236,0000$0
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED163$244,179156$260,91014$240,0791$275,000
    APPLICATIONS DENIED97$239,37482$258,5701$324,8100$0
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$232,25132$273,6102$281,0000$0
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$239,3336$255,0252$302,0000$0

    Conventional Home Purchase Loans

    Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

    2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

    • Fire: 3030

    See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portland, OR

    Most common first names in Portland, OR among deceased individuals
    NameCountLived (average)
    John5,15974.9 years
    William4,44575.1 years
    Mary4,05580.1 years
    Robert3,89171.5 years
    James3,35872.1 years
    George2,98076.3 years
    Charles2,62175.3 years
    Helen2,52680.9 years
    Margaret2,20680.3 years
    Dorothy2,10379.0 years
    Most common last names in Portland, OR among deceased individuals
    Last nameCountLived (average)
    Johnson2,11676.7 years
    Smith2,10476.2 years
    Miller1,30376.8 years
    Anderson1,23677.6 years
    Brown1,11675.2 years
    Jones92875.2 years
    Williams92574.5 years
    Davis86976.1 years
    Nelson85777.6 years
    Wilson85076.8 years
    Businesses in Portland, OR
    NameCountNameCount
    24 Hour Fitness5Jamba Juice5
    7-Eleven42Jimmy Jazz3
    ALDO1Jimmy John's2
    AMF Bowling2Jones New York17
    AT&T14Journeys1
    Abercrombie & Fitch2Juicy Couture1
    Abercrombie Kids1KFC6
    Ace Hardware5Kincaid5
    Aeropostale3Kmart1
    Aerosoles1Kohl's1
    Albertsons6Kroger26
    American Eagle Outfitters4LA Fitness5
    Ann Taylor4La Quinta3
    Apple Store1La-Z-Boy2
    Applebee's2Lane Bryant2
    Arby's4Lane Furniture13
    Ashley Furniture1LensCrafters1
    AutoZone5Levi Strauss & Co.1
    Avenue4Little Caesars Pizza4
    BMW1Lowe's1
    Baja Fresh Mexican Grill4Macy's3
    Bally Total Fitness5Marriott12
    Banana Republic1Marshalls1
    Baskin-Robbins14MasterBrand Cabinets27
    Bath & Body Works3Maurices1
    Bebe1McDonald's24
    Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
    Ben & Jerry's5Motel 65
    Best Western2Motherhood Maternity7
    Blockbuster10New Balance27
    Brooks Brothers1Nike55
    Brookstone3Nordstrom3
    Budget Car Rental4Office Depot5
    Buffalo Wild Wings2OfficeMax3
    Burger King13Old Navy2
    Burlington Coat Factory1Olive Garden1
    Cache1Outback2
    Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse2
    Catherines1Pac Sun2
    Charlotte Russe2Panda Express8
    Chico's1Panera Bread1
    Chipotle4Papa John's Pizza4
    Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless7
    Cinnabon 2Penske6
    Clarion1PetSmart2
    Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports4
    Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut12
    Comfort Inn2Popeyes2
    Comfort Suites2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
    Costco1Quality1
    Cricket Wireless29Quiznos11
    Curves7RadioShack12
    DHL16Ramada2
    Dairy Queen12Red Robin4
    Days Inn3Rite Aid11
    Deb1Rodeway Inn3
    Decora Cabinetry2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
    Dennys4SAS Shoes1
    Domino's Pizza10Safeway18
    DressBarn1Sears9
    Econo Lodge5Sephora4
    Eddie Bauer2Spencer Gifts1
    Express3Sprint Nextel7
    Extended Stay America1Staples3
    Famous Footwear2Starbucks103
    Fashion Bug1Subway58
    FedEx109Super 81
    Finish Line1T-Mobile27
    Firestone Complete Auto Care4T.J.Maxx1
    Foot Locker1Taco Bell17
    Forever 214Target4
    Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Limited1
    GNC15The Room Place4
    GameStop7Torrid2
    Gap4Toys"R"Us4
    Goodwill1Trader Joe's3
    Gymboree3Travelodge2
    H&M2True Value5
    H&R Block24U-Haul28
    Haworth1UPS129
    Holiday Inn7Urban Outfitters1
    Hollister Co.2Vans15
    Home Depot4Verizon Wireless10
    HomeTown Buffet2Victoria's Secret4
    Hot Topic1Village Inn2
    Howard Johnson1Vons16
    Hyatt1Walgreens13
    IHOP2Walmart1
    IKEA1Wendy's11
    J. Jill1Westin1
    J.Crew2Wet Seal2
    JCPenney3Whole Foods Market4
    Jack In The Box9YMCA3
    Browse common businesses in Portland, OR


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    • Carlos Cordeiro (104)
    • Jack T. Kavalieros (99)
    • Brian S. Doyle (96)
    • Siva G. Narendra (77)
    • Minyoung Park (73)
    • Jack Kavalieros (71)
    • Xiangying Yang (60)
    • Christopher William Higgins (57)

    Total of 10874 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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