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Population in 2012: 11,840 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.0%
Males: 5,997  (50.7%)
Females: 5,843  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  32.2 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37148.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,064 (it was $35,644 in 2000)
Portland:

$48,064
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,813

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,136 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Portland:

$131,136
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,476; Detached houses: $142,140; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,222; Mobile homes: $67,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $734.

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  • White alone - 10,119 (88.3%)
  • Black alone - 443 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 345 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 252 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 237 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 58 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portland: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.3%), German (12.6%), Irish (11.2%), English (9.5%), French (2.9%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 805 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,036 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

110 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Tennessee as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Portland to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $999 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $931 (0.7%)

Portland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (32.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mitchellville, TN (1.9 miles ), New Deal, TN (2.3 miles ), Graball, TN (2.9 miles ), Orlinda, TN (2.9 miles ), Walnut Grove, TN (3.0 miles ), Cottontown, TN (3.0 miles ), Cross Plains, TN (3.0 miles ), Franklin, KY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 232 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 1999: 360 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2000: 157 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2001: 166 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2002: 173 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 139 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2005: 171 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2006: 140 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $134,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 86.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,410 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,139 (42.3%)

Area code: 615

Portland household income distribution Portland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Portland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01000001000
per 100,000 0.011.60.00.00.00.00.08.80.00.00.0
Rapes 85837864345
per 100,000 93.858.084.330.368.776.454.235.325.734.542.4
Robberies 44400132232
per 100,000 46.946.442.10.00.09.527.117.717.125.916.9
Assaults 7371516569648343683053
per 100,000 855.5823.9537.4657.6676.9611.0750.5379.8582.1259.0449.1
Burglaries 8965114597812382130759996
per 100,000 1043.0754.21201.1596.9765.21174.3741.41148.3642.0854.6813.5
Thefts 198170206190199205237204182264201
per 100,000 2320.41972.62170.51922.11952.31957.22142.91802.01558.02279.01703.2
Auto thefts 2129202425203121102110
per 100,000 246.1336.5210.7242.8245.3190.9280.3185.585.6181.384.7
Arson 00301343135
per 100,000 0.00.031.60.09.828.636.226.58.625.942.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.6) 450.5411.3379.3297.0345.3365.8365.6297.7259.0255.4263.5

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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: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Tennessee average:

2.54

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,703 (+47.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Portland-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Portland city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumner County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Corey Brewer - College basketball player (Florida Gators).


Hospitals/medical centers in Portland:

  • RCG PORTLAND (Dialysis Facility, 923 SOUTH BROADWAY)
  • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, 105 REDBUD DR)
  • THE BRIDGE AT HIGHLAND (Nursing Home, 215 HIGHLAND CIRCLE DRIVE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • Volunteer State Community College (about 16 miles; Gallatin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,348)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 29 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 30 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 33 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Tennessee State University (about 34 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 34 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)
  • Belmont University (about 35 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,540)

Public high school in Portland:

Private high school in Portland:

  • HIGHLAND ACADEMY (Students: 116; Location: 211 HIGHLAND CIRCLE DR; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Portland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Portland:

  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 234 HIGHLAND CIRCLE DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PORTLAND MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 613 COLLEGE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Portland:

  • ELMER HINTON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $206,767; Location: 301 PORTLAND BOULEVARD; 39,156 books; 1,298 audio materials; 2,387 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Tennessee Christian Medical Center/Portland 105 Redbud Drive Portland, TN 37148

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Notable locations in Portland: Highland Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Portland Fire Department (B), Richland Park Community Center (C), Portland City Hall (D), Elmer Hinton Memorial Library (E), Cold Springs Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portland include: Liberty Free Will Baptist Church of Portland (A), Parkers Chapel (B), Portland First Baptist Church (C), Union Chapel (D), Pipers Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parkers Chapel Cemetery (1), Maple Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Larry Collins Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dry Fork Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Portland include: Portland City Park (1), Meadowbrook Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Host Inn (5339 Long Road) (1), Deerfield Inn & Suites (416 Highway 52 West) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Sumner 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  Ozone  SO2 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
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
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
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:

PORTLAND WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 17944, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-16-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-2002), St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-06-2003)
  • M&R Filter Profile/CPE Failure - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-16-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2002), St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-06-2003)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-16-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-2002), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2002), St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-06-2003)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-16-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-2002), St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-06-2003)
  • 8 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 37.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.0% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portland, TN

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Portland compared to Tennessee state average:

Portland, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Banks with branches in Portland (2011 data):

  • The Farmers Bank: Portland North Broadway Branch at 107 North Broadway, branch established on 1964/06/22; at 120 Village Drive, branch established on 1912/07/12. Info updated 2007/09/05: Bank assets: $520.2 mil, Deposits: $433.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Volunteer State Bank: at 101 Highway 52 West, branch established on 1977/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $383.7 mil, Deposits: $311.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Volunteer State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Portland Branch at 420 Highway 52 West, branch established on 1997/10/01. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.

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:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.55%
Here43.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents50.7%13.0%12.3%7.6%2.3%
Congregations26.3%15.3%23.4%1.5%3.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.6%1.4%7.2%
Congregations2.9%1.5%2.2%0.7%22.6%
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: 27
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sumner County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sumner County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
Sumner County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sumner County:

16.7%
State:

13.5%

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 7$22,668$38,8590$0
Other Government Administration 6$19,439$38,8780$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,632$43,5840$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$96,658$46,3960$0
Police - Other 7$21,813$37,3944$5,585
Firefighters 5$23,850$57,2400$0
Streets and Highways 7$19,386$33,2331$1,324
Solid Waste Management 7$18,177$31,1610$0
Sewerage 9$30,773$41,0310$0
Parks and Recreation 6$13,221$26,4426$5,457
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Water Supply 15$36,783$29,4260$0
Gas Supply 10$27,655$33,1860$0
Other and Unallocable 11$34,121$37,2230$0
Totals for Government 117$371,453$38,09811$12,366

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $428,000 ($36.15)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($1.60)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $8,802,000 ($743.41)
    Water Utilities: $2,175,000 ($183.70)
    Sewerage: $1,915,000 ($161.74)
    Police Protection: $1,857,000 ($156.84)
    Regular Highways: $912,000 ($77.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $757,000 ($63.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $699,000 ($59.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000 ($51.60)
    Central Staff Services: $601,000 ($50.76)
    Financial Administration: $491,000 ($41.47)
    Health - Other: $80,000 ($6.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($2.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($17.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $101,000 ($8.53)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($7.52)
    Gas Utilities: $67,000 ($5.66)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($2.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($1.35)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,253,000 ($359.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($22.89)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,814,000 ($153.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $483,000 ($40.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($7.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $991,000 ($83.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,092,000 ($92.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $181,000 ($15.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $120,000 ($10.14)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $8,495,000 ($717.48)
    Water Utilities: $2,549,000 ($215.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $737,000 ($62.25)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($30.83)
    Highways: $306,000 ($25.84)
    All Other: $117,000 ($9.88)
  • Tax - Property: $2,748,000 ($232.09)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $258,000 ($21.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $215,000 ($18.16)
    Other License: $133,000 ($11.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($3.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,448,000 ($1135.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,446,000 ($1135.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,649,000 ($1068.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,647,000 ($1068.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,469,000 ($124.07)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,356,000 ($114.53)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $113,000 ($9.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,426,000 ($204.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,029,000 ($255.83)

9.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($117 average AGI)
Sumner County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Davidson County, TN  2.94% ($39,547 average AGI)
from Robertson County, TN  0.72% ($41,099)
from Wilson County, TN  0.35% ($49,005)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Sumner County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Davidson County, TN  2.21% ($38,508 average AGI)
to Robertson County, TN  0.78% ($41,790)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.34% ($35,164)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:

  • WQKR (1270 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, TN; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMRO (1560 AM; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CLASSIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:

  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRQQ (97.1 FM; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WQQK (92.1 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: PHOENIX OF HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portland:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WIIW-LP (Channel 14; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGAP-LP (Channel 26; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJDE-LP (Channel 24; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-LP (Channel 12; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Portland, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 41
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 72
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 17
  • Fatalities: 50
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 103
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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: 12
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $3,440,000
Total average daily traffic: 85,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,175
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 135,776

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portland, TN



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED48$116,53822$104,26384$112,3415$16,9001$134,86028$101,2337$60,221
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$180,8403$88,6575$115,7141$90,4600$02$115,3750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$98,8403$89,59328$107,7796$38,4570$01$90,0901$65,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$125,9533$141,02721$129,0643$67,9270$01$48,0202$106,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$29,9705$121,7000$00$01$29,9700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.01 , 0203.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$137,1501$118,9000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$157,2351$78,7200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$80,8100$01$73,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$113,1300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.01 , 0203.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 116
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Portland


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

Most common first names in Portland, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15672.3 years
William13474.5 years
John9178.3 years
Mary8578.7 years
Charles5871.6 years
Robert5771.4 years
Ruby4380.0 years
Paul3872.7 years
George3776.4 years
Henry3675.5 years
Most common last names in Portland, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown9178.4 years
Groves5678.9 years
Perdue5478.3 years
Jones5178.8 years
Johnson4477.3 years
Harper3773.5 years
Briley3679.8 years
White3574.1 years
Smith3470.8 years
Hunter3273.0 years
Businesses in Portland, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William M. Pryor (2)
  • Alex Irkliy (2)
  • David M. Kent (2)
  • Jordan Strunk (2)
  • Julie Anne Robinson (1)
  • Jerry Wayne Mccoin (1)
  • William Michael Pryor (1)
  • Dale Escue (1)
  • Chad Adkins (1)
  • David Daughtry (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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