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Portland: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents (PMSA)

1980: 1,106,000

1990: 1,515,452

2000: 1,874,449

Percent change, 1990–2000: 23.7%

U.S. rank in 1980: 26th (CMSA)

U.S. rank in 1990: 27th (CMSA)

U.S. rank in 2000: 23rd (CMSA)

City Residents

1980: 366,383

1990: 485,975

2000: 529,121

2003 estimate: 538,544

Percent change, 1990–2000: 8.9%

U.S. rank in 1980: 35th

U.S. rank in 1990: 30th (State rank: 1st)

U.S. rank in 2000: 35th

Density: 3,932.2 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 412,241

Black or African American: 35,115

American Indian and Alaska Native: 5,587

Asian: 33,470

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 1,993

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 36,058

Other: 18,760

Percent of residents born in state: 44.0% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 32,300

Population 5 to 9 years old: 31,184

Population 10 to 14 years old: 30,031

Population 15 to 19 years old: 32,046

Population 20 to 24 years old: 40,454

Population 25 to 34 years old: 97,000

Population 35 to 44 years old: 86,604

Population 45 to 54 years old: 78,367

Population 55 to 59 years old: 23,195

Population 60 to 64 years old: 16,777

Population 65 to 74 years old: 28,215

Population 75 to 84 years old: 23,829

Population 85 years and over: 9,119

Median age: 35.2 years

Births (2003)

Total number: 9,340

Deaths (2003)

Total number: 6,859 (of which, 42 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $22,643

Median household income: $40,146

Total households: 223,987

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 22,245

$10,000 to $14,999: 14,023

$15,000 to $24,999: 29,823

$25,000 to $34,999: 31,186

$35,000 to $49,999: 38,638

$50,000 to $74,999: 44,516

$75,000 to $99,999: 20,667

$100,000 to $149,999: 14,735

$150,000 to $199,999: 3,761

$200,000 or more: 4,393

Percent of families below poverty level: 8.5% (43.6% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 43,327


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