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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Portland, Oregon was 529,121 / 632,187

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2015 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2015 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2015 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2015 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services26.7%
(91,661)
16.4%
(29,056)
37.9%
(62,605)
7.9%
(21,878)
5.1%
(7,419)
11.1%
(14,459)
Health care16.2%
(55,518)
8.6%
(15,293)
24.3%
(40,225)
9.2%
(25,364)
5.0%
(7,249)
13.9%
(18,115)
Professional, scientific, and technical services14.9%
(51,157)
17.2%
(30,576)
12.4%
(20,581)
8.1%
(22,314)
8.1%
(11,818)
8.1%
(10,496)
Social assistance12.6%
(43,151)
6.6%
(11,754)
19.0%
(31,397)
2.6%
(7,079)
1.0%
(1,402)
4.4%
(5,677)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation11.6%
(39,835)
12.2%
(21,735)
10.9%
(18,100)
2.1%
(5,753)
2.1%
(3,034)
2.1%
(2,719)
Management of companies and enterprises11.5%
(39,399)
13.1%
(23,286)
9.7%
(16,113)
0.0%
(138)
0.0%
(44)
0.1%
(94)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers10.0%
(34,159)
10.5%
(18,692)
9.4%
(15,467)
1.0%
(2,862)
1.6%
(2,320)
0.4%
(542)
Finance and insurance6.1%
(20,828)
6.5%
(11,535)
5.6%
(9,293)
4.6%
(12,828)
3.1%
(4,489)
6.4%
(8,339)
Repair and maintenance4.9%
(16,889)
3.7%
(6,568)
6.2%
(10,321)
1.4%
(3,997)
2.4%
(3,486)
0.4%
(511)
Construction4.0%
(13,749)
6.6%
(11,695)
1.2%
(2,054)
5.4%
(14,965)
9.0%
(13,155)
1.4%
(1,810)
Real estate and rental and leasing3.8%
(12,957)
3.8%
(6,685)
3.8%
(6,272)
2.2%
(6,205)
2.3%
(3,281)
2.2%
(2,924)
Air transportation3.4%
(11,699)
4.9%
(8,750)
1.8%
(2,949)
0.5%
(1,245)
0.5%
(694)
0.4%
(551)
Pharmacies and drug stores3.2%
(10,811)
3.3%
(5,905)
3.0%
(4,906)
0.3%
(797)
0.2%
(336)
0.4%
(461)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries2.5%
(8,723)
2.8%
(4,952)
2.3%
(3,771)
1.3%
(3,456)
1.4%
(2,081)
1.1%
(1,375)
Accommodation and food services2.5%
(8,501)
2.3%
(4,149)
2.6%
(4,352)
7.3%
(20,240)
6.9%
(10,034)
7.8%
(10,206)
Warehousing and storage2.2%
(7,647)
3.2%
(5,750)
1.1%
(1,897)
0.2%
(556)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(137)
Private households1.8%
(6,278)
1.3%
(2,381)
2.4%
(3,897)
0.6%
(1,597)
0.1%
(200)
1.1%
(1,397)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.7%
(5,671)
1.1%
(1,882)
2.3%
(3,789)
2.0%
(5,541)
1.6%
(2,262)
2.5%
(3,279)
Computer and electronic products1.6%
(5,535)
2.3%
(4,129)
0.9%
(1,406)
2.3%
(6,479)
3.0%
(4,397)
1.6%
(2,082)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.5%
(5,198)
1.9%
(3,325)
1.1%
(1,873)
1.3%
(3,504)
1.4%
(1,976)
1.2%
(1,528)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.0%
(3,464)
0.9%
(1,522)
1.2%
(1,942)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(163)
0.1%
(153)
Retail florists1.0%
(3,319)
0.9%
(1,668)
1.0%
(1,651)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(84)
0.2%
(232)
Food0.9%
(3,159)
1.0%
(1,736)
0.9%
(1,423)
0.7%
(2,033)
0.9%
(1,356)
0.5%
(677)
Metal and metal products0.9%
(3,090)
1.4%
(2,488)
0.4%
(602)
1.9%
(5,160)
2.9%
(4,185)
0.7%
(975)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.9%
(3,058)
1.1%
(2,038)
0.6%
(1,020)
0.8%
(2,169)
1.1%
(1,536)
0.5%
(633)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.9%
(3,026)
1.3%
(2,372)
0.4%
(654)
0.4%
(1,008)
0.5%
(722)
0.2%
(286)
Public administration0.8%
(2,815)
0.1%
(240)
1.6%
(2,575)
3.4%
(9,397)
2.9%
(4,185)
4.0%
(5,212)
Transportation equipment0.7%
(2,550)
1.3%
(2,226)
0.2%
(324)
1.6%
(4,352)
2.5%
(3,698)
0.5%
(654)
Machinery0.7%
(2,334)
0.8%
(1,406)
0.6%
(928)
0.6%
(1,772)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.3%
(394)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.7%
(2,293)
0.6%
(1,138)
0.7%
(1,155)
0.6%
(1,780)
0.6%
(938)
0.6%
(842)
Printing and related support activities0.7%
(2,246)
0.7%
(1,258)
0.6%
(988)
1.0%
(2,659)
1.2%
(1,755)
0.7%
(904)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.6%
(2,214)
0.9%
(1,522)
0.4%
(692)
1.1%
(2,953)
1.3%
(1,827)
0.9%
(1,126)
Personal and laundry services0.6%
(2,125)
1.2%
(2,065)
0.0%
(60)
1.4%
(3,984)
1.0%
(1,427)
2.0%
(2,557)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.6%
(1,906)
0.6%
(1,001)
0.5%
(905)
0.2%
(665)
0.2%
(318)
0.3%
(347)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.5%
(1,850)
0.6%
(1,022)
0.5%
(828)
0.1%
(160)
0.0%
(31)
0.1%
(129)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.5%
(1,670)
0.5%
(831)
0.5%
(839)
0.2%
(473)
0.1%
(125)
0.3%
(348)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.5%
(1,664)
0.7%
(1,311)
0.2%
(353)
0.7%
(1,944)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.4%
(566)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.4%
(1,522)
0.5%
(923)
0.4%
(599)
2.0%
(5,622)
2.8%
(4,012)
1.2%
(1,610)
Food and beverage stores0.4%
(1,510)
0.6%
(978)
0.3%
(532)
2.2%
(5,940)
2.2%
(3,217)
2.1%
(2,723)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(1,499)
0.7%
(1,308)
0.1%
(191)
0.6%
(1,696)
0.7%
(1,068)
0.5%
(628)
Leather and allied products0.4%
(1,455)
0.5%
(853)
0.4%
(602)
0.3%
(742)
0.2%
(314)
0.3%
(428)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.4%
(1,394)
0.3%
(532)
0.5%
(862)
1.9%
(5,185)
1.2%
(1,682)
2.7%
(3,503)
Apparel0.4%
(1,264)
0.5%
(889)
0.2%
(375)
0.4%
(1,124)
0.2%
(289)
0.6%
(835)
U. S. Postal service0.3%
(1,170)
0.6%
(1,072)
0.1%
(98)
0.6%
(1,739)
0.8%
(1,143)
0.5%
(596)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.3%
(897)
0.3%
(522)
0.2%
(375)
0.2%
(572)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(193)
Wood products0.3%
(895)
0.4%
(759)
0.1%
(136)
0.3%
(936)
0.5%
(750)
0.1%
(186)
Vending machine operators0.3%
(877)
0.3%
(445)
0.3%
(432)
0.0%
(122)
0.1%
(91)
0.0%
(31)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.2%
(824)
0.3%
(549)
0.2%
(275)
0.7%
(1,837)
0.9%
(1,304)
0.4%
(533)
Chemicals0.2%
(823)
0.1%
(208)
0.4%
(615)
0.2%
(672)
0.3%
(456)
0.2%
(216)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.2%
(735)
0.3%
(588)
0.1%
(147)
0.6%
(1,726)
0.4%
(527)
0.9%
(1,199)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2%
(715)
0.2%
(371)
0.2%
(344)
0.3%
(898)
0.4%
(648)
0.2%
(250)
Beverage and tobacco products0.2%
(676)
0.2%
(437)
0.1%
(239)
0.2%
(469)
0.3%
(369)
0.1%
(100)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(673)
0.3%
(495)
0.1%
(178)
0.5%
(1,282)
0.6%
(896)
0.3%
(386)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.2%
(656)
0.3%
(518)
0.1%
(138)
0.2%
(659)
0.4%
(511)
0.1%
(148)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(647)
0.2%
(434)
0.1%
(213)
0.2%
(544)
0.2%
(297)
0.2%
(247)
Gasoline stations0.2%
(636)
0.1%
(156)
0.3%
(480)
0.3%
(909)
0.4%
(650)
0.2%
(259)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.2%
(589)
0.3%
(487)
0.1%
(102)
0.4%
(1,176)
0.7%
(984)
0.1%
(192)
Rail transportation0.2%
(553)
0.2%
(336)
0.1%
(217)
0.1%
(338)
0.2%
(315)
0.0%
(23)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(549)
0.2%
(385)
0.1%
(164)
0.5%
(1,453)
0.6%
(915)
0.4%
(538)
Water transportation0.2%
(549)
0.3%
(549)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(169)
0.1%
(129)
0.0%
(40)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.2%
(543)
0.3%
(447)
0.1%
(96)
0.2%
(658)
0.3%
(415)
0.2%
(243)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.2%
(535)
0.2%
(321)
0.1%
(214)
0.4%
(1,031)
0.4%
(647)
0.3%
(384)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(475)
0.1%
(191)
0.2%
(284)
0.3%
(833)
0.4%
(621)
0.2%
(212)
Paper0.1%
(454)
0.2%
(320)
0.1%
(134)
0.3%
(843)
0.4%
(642)
0.2%
(201)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.1%
(432)
0.0%
(70)
0.2%
(362)
3.9%
(10,654)
4.2%
(6,071)
3.5%
(4,583)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1%
(402)
0.2%
(309)
0.1%
(93)
0.1%
(352)
0.2%
(272)
0.1%
(80)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(391)
0.1%
(241)
0.1%
(150)
0.1%
(273)
0.1%
(133)
0.1%
(140)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(369)
0.1%
(168)
0.1%
(201)
0.2%
(620)
0.3%
(458)
0.1%
(162)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(321)
0.1%
(262)
0.0%
(59)
0.3%
(948)
0.5%
(672)
0.2%
(276)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(263)
0.1%
(132)
0.1%
(131)
0.1%
(400)
0.2%
(258)
0.1%
(142)
Utilities0.1%
(258)
0.1%
(120)
0.1%
(138)
0.8%
(2,217)
0.9%
(1,239)
0.8%
(978)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.1%
(199)
0.0%
(53)
0.1%
(146)
0.8%
(2,263)
0.5%
(756)
1.2%
(1,507)
Textile mills and textile products0.1%
(179)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(179)
0.2%
(602)
0.2%
(248)
0.3%
(354)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.0%
(170)
0.1%
(170)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1,092)
0.5%
(728)
0.3%
(364)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.0%
(149)
0.0%
(75)
0.0%
(74)
0.1%
(404)
0.2%
(269)
0.1%
(135)
Book stores and news dealers0.0%
(144)
0.1%
(144)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(996)
0.3%
(421)
0.4%
(575)
Plastics and rubber products0.0%
(132)
0.1%
(132)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(880)
0.4%
(559)
0.2%
(321)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(131)
0.1%
(131)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(236)
0.1%
(174)
0.0%
(62)
Music stores0.0%
(118)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(118)
0.2%
(659)
0.3%
(440)
0.2%
(219)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.0%
(94)
0.0%
(57)
0.0%
(37)
0.1%
(414)
0.2%
(338)
0.1%
(76)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(70)
0.0%
(70)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1,329)
0.5%
(657)
0.5%
(672)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(68)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(68)
0.2%
(430)
0.1%
(211)
0.2%
(219)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(262)
0.1%
(178)
0.1%
(84)
Truck transportation0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(3,432)
1.9%
(2,786)
0.5%
(646)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations in 2015 (%)

Most common occupations in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2015 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2015 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common occupations
(2015 Data)

Most common occupations
(2000 Data)

Occupation

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers7.1%
(24,211)
6.8%
(12,152)
7.3%
(12,059)
4.6%
(12,720)
4.9%
(7,076)
4.3%
(5,644)
Computer specialists3.8%
(13,183)
6.0%
(10,727)
1.5%
(2,456)
2.8%
(7,691)
3.9%
(5,613)
1.6%
(2,078)
Cooks and food preparation workers3.1%
(10,743)
3.9%
(6,889)
2.3%
(3,854)
1.9%
(5,164)
2.1%
(3,132)
1.6%
(2,032)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.1%
(10,544)
3.5%
(6,285)
2.6%
(4,259)
3.1%
(8,489)
3.6%
(5,222)
2.5%
(3,267)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers2.5%
(8,735)
1.4%
(2,491)
3.8%
(6,244)
1.2%
(3,369)
0.7%
(1,067)
1.8%
(2,302)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.5%
(8,558)
3.1%
(5,583)
1.8%
(2,975)
2.7%
(7,507)
3.3%
(4,821)
2.1%
(2,686)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists2.3%
(7,801)
1.7%
(3,081)
2.9%
(4,720)
1.9%
(5,251)
1.1%
(1,573)
2.8%
(3,678)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors2.1%
(7,364)
1.4%
(2,570)
2.9%
(4,794)
4.1%
(11,209)
2.1%
(2,996)
6.3%
(8,213)
Customer service representatives2.1%
(7,160)
2.1%
(3,793)
2.0%
(3,367)
1.7%
(4,690)
1.2%
(1,681)
2.3%
(3,009)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.0%
(7,007)
1.9%
(3,403)
2.2%
(3,604)
2.8%
(7,655)
2.6%
(3,782)
3.0%
(3,873)
Postsecondary teachers2.0%
(6,725)
1.9%
(3,425)
2.0%
(3,300)
1.1%
(3,076)
0.9%
(1,312)
1.4%
(1,764)
Registered nurses1.9%
(6,565)
0.6%
(1,030)
3.3%
(5,535)
1.4%
(3,935)
0.3%
(428)
2.7%
(3,507)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.7%
(5,870)
2.2%
(3,921)
1.2%
(1,949)
2.3%
(6,485)
3.6%
(5,207)
1.0%
(1,278)
Other production occupations, including supervisors1.7%
(5,813)
2.3%
(4,123)
1.0%
(1,690)
3.1%
(8,560)
4.2%
(6,156)
1.8%
(2,404)
Media and communications workers1.6%
(5,629)
1.5%
(2,675)
1.8%
(2,954)
1.5%
(4,111)
1.4%
(2,058)
1.6%
(2,053)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers1.6%
(5,545)
1.9%
(3,367)
1.3%
(2,178)
1.1%
(3,059)
1.3%
(1,872)
0.9%
(1,187)
Health technologists and technicians1.6%
(5,400)
0.5%
(810)
2.8%
(4,590)
1.1%
(2,906)
0.6%
(828)
1.6%
(2,078)
Engineers1.5%
(5,302)
2.4%
(4,297)
0.6%
(1,005)
1.3%
(3,519)
2.1%
(3,064)
0.3%
(455)
Waiters and waitresses1.5%
(5,178)
1.0%
(1,864)
2.0%
(3,314)
1.6%
(4,352)
0.9%
(1,358)
2.3%
(2,994)
Art and design workers1.5%
(5,018)
1.6%
(2,873)
1.3%
(2,145)
1.5%
(4,266)
1.5%
(2,163)
1.6%
(2,103)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.4%
(4,965)
0.8%
(1,459)
2.1%
(3,506)
1.2%
(3,323)
0.6%
(805)
1.9%
(2,518)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives1.4%
(4,916)
0.6%
(1,029)
2.4%
(3,887)
2.4%
(6,533)
1.0%
(1,502)
3.9%
(5,031)
Physicians and surgeons1.4%
(4,886)
1.4%
(2,496)
1.4%
(2,390)
0.8%
(2,248)
1.0%
(1,473)
0.6%
(775)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.4%
(4,852)
1.8%
(3,252)
1.0%
(1,600)
2.7%
(7,400)
3.2%
(4,670)
2.1%
(2,730)
Top executives1.4%
(4,846)
1.7%
(3,075)
1.1%
(1,771)
1.3%
(3,627)
1.8%
(2,604)
0.8%
(1,023)
Secretaries and administrative assistants1.4%
(4,728)
0.4%
(752)
2.4%
(3,976)
2.3%
(6,255)
0.2%
(336)
4.5%
(5,919)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses1.3%
(4,542)
1.1%
(1,946)
1.6%
(2,596)
1.1%
(2,953)
0.8%
(1,148)
1.4%
(1,805)
Lawyers1.2%
(4,038)
1.3%
(2,242)
1.1%
(1,796)
1.0%
(2,766)
1.3%
(1,921)
0.6%
(845)
Other healthcare support occupations1.2%
(4,009)
0.3%
(505)
2.1%
(3,504)
0.8%
(2,089)
0.3%
(465)
1.2%
(1,624)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors1.2%
(3,974)
1.1%
(2,026)
1.2%
(1,948)
4.1%
(11,203)
4.2%
(6,112)
3.9%
(5,091)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.1%
(3,845)
2.1%
(3,732)
0.1%
(113)
2.0%
(5,504)
3.4%
(5,023)
0.4%
(481)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations1.1%
(3,782)
0.7%
(1,262)
1.5%
(2,520)
0.6%
(1,615)
0.5%
(729)
0.7%
(886)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers1.1%
(3,686)
1.2%
(2,179)
0.9%
(1,507)
0.7%
(1,878)
0.7%
(1,055)
0.6%
(823)
Cashiers1.1%
(3,663)
0.9%
(1,608)
1.2%
(2,055)
1.5%
(4,175)
1.0%
(1,451)
2.1%
(2,724)
Accountants and auditors1.0%
(3,597)
1.0%
(1,749)
1.1%
(1,848)
1.3%
(3,482)
1.0%
(1,397)
1.6%
(2,085)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.0%
(3,568)
1.0%
(1,820)
1.1%
(1,748)
1.2%
(3,182)
1.1%
(1,544)
1.3%
(1,638)
Other financial specialists1.0%
(3,508)
1.4%
(2,487)
0.6%
(1,021)
0.8%
(2,155)
0.7%
(1,004)
0.9%
(1,151)
Child care workers0.9%
(3,129)
0.1%
(165)
1.8%
(2,964)
1.2%
(3,233)
0.1%
(203)
2.3%
(3,030)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.9%
(3,051)
1.6%
(2,758)
0.2%
(293)
1.9%
(5,205)
3.2%
(4,672)
0.4%
(533)
Carpenters0.8%
(2,800)
1.4%
(2,550)
0.2%
(250)
1.1%
(2,950)
1.9%
(2,818)
0.1%
(132)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors0.8%
(2,622)
1.4%
(2,406)
0.1%
(216)
1.6%
(4,402)
2.8%
(4,075)
0.3%
(327)
Life and physical scientists0.7%
(2,546)
0.8%
(1,449)
0.7%
(1,097)
0.5%
(1,429)
0.6%
(859)
0.4%
(570)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors0.7%
(2,431)
0.8%
(1,483)
0.6%
(948)
1.4%
(3,832)
1.5%
(2,166)
1.3%
(1,666)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.7%
(2,303)
0.3%
(549)
1.1%
(1,754)
1.0%
(2,758)
0.4%
(555)
1.7%
(2,203)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.7%
(2,297)
0.5%
(868)
0.9%
(1,429)
1.0%
(2,707)
0.3%
(432)
1.7%
(2,275)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.7%
(2,293)
1.3%
(2,293)
0.0%
(0)
1.3%
(3,649)
2.5%
(3,593)
0.0%
(56)
Therapists0.7%
(2,292)
0.3%
(579)
1.0%
(1,713)
0.4%
(1,237)
0.2%
(314)
0.7%
(923)
Personal appearance workers0.6%
(2,115)
0.4%
(631)
0.9%
(1,484)
0.6%
(1,652)
0.2%
(317)
1.0%
(1,335)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school0.6%
(2,029)
0.1%
(108)
1.2%
(1,921)
2.0%
(5,476)
0.9%
(1,367)
3.2%
(4,109)
Food processing workers0.6%
(1,996)
0.6%
(1,085)
0.6%
(911)
0.3%
(945)
0.5%
(674)
0.2%
(271)
Financial managers0.6%
(1,945)
0.4%
(657)
0.8%
(1,288)
0.7%
(1,873)
0.6%
(921)
0.7%
(952)
Teachers, secondary school0.5%
(1,879)
0.3%
(551)
0.8%
(1,328)
0.5%
(1,370)
0.4%
(641)
0.6%
(729)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5%
(1,848)
0.6%
(1,049)
0.5%
(799)
0.6%
(1,634)
0.8%
(1,185)
0.3%
(449)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.5%
(1,824)
0.8%
(1,343)
0.3%
(481)
0.7%
(1,981)
1.0%
(1,438)
0.4%
(543)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.5%
(1,702)
0.1%
(259)
0.9%
(1,443)
1.3%
(3,641)
0.3%
(469)
2.4%
(3,172)
Construction laborers0.5%
(1,664)
0.9%
(1,516)
0.1%
(148)
0.6%
(1,595)
1.0%
(1,454)
0.1%
(141)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.5%
(1,559)
0.6%
(1,021)
0.3%
(538)
0.6%
(1,690)
1.0%
(1,414)
0.2%
(276)
Legal support workers0.4%
(1,504)
0.2%
(311)
0.7%
(1,193)
0.5%
(1,477)
0.2%
(357)
0.9%
(1,120)
Printing workers0.4%
(1,501)
0.3%
(588)
0.6%
(913)
0.4%
(1,230)
0.6%
(917)
0.2%
(313)
Bus drivers0.4%
(1,399)
0.8%
(1,332)
0.0%
(67)
0.4%
(1,115)
0.5%
(669)
0.3%
(446)
Assemblers and fabricators0.4%
(1,389)
0.7%
(1,164)
0.1%
(225)
1.1%
(3,169)
1.4%
(2,016)
0.9%
(1,153)
Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers0.4%
(1,346)
0.6%
(1,113)
0.1%
(233)
0.2%
(544)
0.3%
(474)
0.1%
(70)
Social scientists and related workers0.3%
(1,166)
0.3%
(448)
0.4%
(718)
0.5%
(1,413)
0.4%
(650)
0.6%
(763)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.3%
(1,124)
0.4%
(786)
0.2%
(338)
0.3%
(759)
0.5%
(741)
0.0%
(18)
Religious workers0.3%
(1,104)
0.4%
(691)
0.2%
(413)
0.3%
(916)
0.4%
(599)
0.2%
(317)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.3%
(1,089)
0.4%
(637)
0.3%
(452)
0.7%
(1,985)
0.4%
(627)
1.0%
(1,358)
Rail and water transportation workers0.3%
(995)
0.6%
(995)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(345)
0.2%
(332)
0.0%
(13)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors0.3%
(975)
0.5%
(895)
0.0%
(80)
0.2%
(535)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(116)
Painters and paperhangers0.3%
(969)
0.5%
(969)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1,100)
0.7%
(994)
0.1%
(106)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.3%
(943)
0.3%
(499)
0.3%
(444)
0.2%
(486)
0.1%
(212)
0.2%
(274)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.3%
(897)
0.1%
(113)
0.5%
(784)
0.2%
(684)
0.2%
(240)
0.3%
(444)
Mathematical science occupations0.2%
(838)
0.2%
(280)
0.3%
(558)
0.1%
(371)
0.2%
(220)
0.1%
(151)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors0.2%
(800)
0.3%
(457)
0.2%
(343)
0.2%
(682)
0.3%
(435)
0.2%
(247)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.2%
(754)
0.4%
(754)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2,517)
1.7%
(2,443)
0.1%
(74)
Electricians0.2%
(728)
0.4%
(728)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(883)
0.6%
(823)
0.0%
(60)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.2%
(719)
0.4%
(630)
0.1%
(89)
0.5%
(1,248)
0.8%
(1,166)
0.1%
(82)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.2%
(703)
0.4%
(703)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1,106)
0.7%
(1,048)
0.0%
(58)
Teachers, special education0.1%
(477)
0.1%
(130)
0.2%
(347)
0.1%
(313)
0.0%
(52)
0.2%
(261)
Other construction workers and helpers0.1%
(460)
0.3%
(460)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(411)
0.3%
(369)
0.0%
(42)
Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations0.1%
(417)
0.2%
(417)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(144)
0.1%
(144)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation occupations0.1%
(413)
0.2%
(323)
0.1%
(90)
0.3%
(853)
0.5%
(709)
0.1%
(144)
Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides0.1%
(406)
0.0%
(40)
0.2%
(366)
0.0%
(133)
0.0%
(11)
0.1%
(122)
Farmers and farm managers0.1%
(348)
0.1%
(136)
0.1%
(212)
0.1%
(174)
0.1%
(112)
0.0%
(62)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.1%
(336)
0.2%
(291)
0.0%
(45)
0.2%
(475)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(96)
Aircraft and traffic control occupations0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(178)
0.1%
(138)
0.0%
(137)
0.1%
(137)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.1%
(272)
0.0%
(73)
0.1%
(199)
0.2%
(592)
0.2%
(232)
0.3%
(360)
Plant and system operators0.1%
(257)
0.1%
(213)
0.0%
(44)
0.1%
(184)
0.1%
(158)
0.0%
(26)
Woodworkers0.1%
(200)
0.1%
(200)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(562)
0.4%
(525)
0.0%
(37)

Unemployment in Portland

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 21.4%Males
  • 19.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 10.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.0%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 11.0%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Portland:

4.9%
Oregon:

5.6%
Unemployment in 2014:
Portland:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.9%
Unemployment in 2013:
Portland:

6.6%
Oregon:

7.9%
Unemployment in 2012:
Portland:

7.4%
Oregon:

8.8%
Unemployment in 2011:
Portland:

8.1%
Oregon:

9.5%
Unemployment in 2010:
Portland:

9.4%
Oregon:

10.6%
Unemployment in 2009:
Portland:

10.6%
Oregon:

11.3%
Unemployment in 2008:
Portland:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.5%
Unemployment in 2007:
Portland:

4.9%
Oregon:

5.2%
Unemployment in 2006:
Portland:

5.1%
Oregon:

5.3%
Unemployment in 2005:
Portland:

6.0%
Oregon:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2004:
Portland:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.3%
Unemployment in 2003:
Portland:

8.5%
Oregon:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2002:
Portland:

8.1%
Oregon:

7.5%
Unemployment in 2001:
Portland:

6.3%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2000:
Portland:

4.7%
Oregon:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1999:
Portland:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.5%
Unemployment in 1998:
Portland:

5.0%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1997:
Portland:

5.1%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1996:
Portland:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1995:
Portland:

4.4%
Oregon:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1994:
Portland:

5.1%
Oregon:

5.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Portland:

6.7%
Oregon:

7.0%
Unemployment in 1992:
Portland:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Unemployment in 1991:
Portland:

6.1%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1990:
Portland:

5.4%
Oregon:

5.5%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.2% (10,114)
Oregon:

5.0% (86,028)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Portland:

2.7% (8,323)
Oregon:

3.8% (65,078)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.4% (10,549)
Oregon:

5.1% (87,677)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Portland:

7.6% (23,780)
Oregon:

8.2% (141,320)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.9% (27,609)
Oregon:

10.4% (178,415)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Portland:

12.8% (39,866)
Oregon:

13.3% (228,833)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Portland:

12.7% (39,430)
Oregon:

13.9% (240,024)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Portland:

13.5% (42,009)
Oregon:

10.3% (177,444)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Portland:

7.8% (24,241)
Oregon:

5.6% (97,262)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Portland:

7.6% (23,820)
Oregon:

6.6% (113,510)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Portland:

4.0% (12,407)
Oregon:

3.1% (52,665)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Portland:

2.2% (6,760)
Oregon:

1.6% (27,993)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Portland:

7.4% (23,084)
Oregon:

7.0% (120,788)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Portland:

6.2% (19,402)
Oregon:

6.2% (106,185)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.1% (8,316)
Oregon:

3.7% (58,821)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Portland:

2.4% (6,591)
Oregon:

2.8% (44,872)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.9% (10,547)
Oregon:

4.4% (71,163)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Portland:

6.6% (17,989)
Oregon:

7.7% (122,707)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Portland:

9.1% (24,630)
Oregon:

10.3% (165,185)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Portland:

13.3% (35,948)
Oregon:

13.9% (222,209)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Portland:

15.3% (41,435)
Oregon:

15.3% (245,415)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Portland:

11.3% (30,605)
Oregon:

9.8% (156,781)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Portland:

5.9% (15,897)
Oregon:

4.9% (78,436)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Portland:

6.3% (17,015)
Oregon:

5.5% (88,783)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.1% (8,336)
Oregon:

2.6% (41,539)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Portland:

1.5% (4,047)
Oregon:

1.3% (20,765)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Portland:

7.5% (20,388)
Oregon:

6.8% (108,927)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Portland:

6.4% (17,472)
Oregon:

6.0% (95,989)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    4.4% (7,179)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (60,426)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    3.4% (5,529)
    Oregon:

    4.9% (45,071)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    4.1% (6,699)
    Oregon:

    6.0% (54,250)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    8.1% (13,108)
    Oregon:

    9.5% (86,416)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    8.5% (13,707)
    Oregon:

    10.9% (99,548)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    11.3% (18,307)
    Oregon:

    12.6% (114,847)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    11.7% (18,987)
    Oregon:

    12.4% (112,634)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    14.1% (22,897)
    Oregon:

    9.6% (87,707)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.3% (10,248)
    Oregon:

    4.5% (41,207)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    8.4% (13,666)
    Oregon:

    5.8% (52,596)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    3.7% (5,959)
    Oregon:

    2.5% (22,645)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    1.9% (3,050)
    Oregon:

    1.2% (11,222)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    7.5% (12,111)
    Oregon:

    7.1% (64,881)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.4% (10,374)
    Oregon:

    6.4% (57,964)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.0% (2,935)
    Oregon:

    3.2% (25,602)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    1.9% (2,794)
    Oregon:

    2.5% (20,007)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.6% (3,850)
    Oregon:

    4.1% (33,427)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    7.1% (10,672)
    Oregon:

    6.8% (54,904)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    9.3% (13,902)
    Oregon:

    9.7% (78,867)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    14.4% (21,559)
    Oregon:

    14.0% (113,986)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    13.7% (20,443)
    Oregon:

    15.7% (127,390)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    12.8% (19,112)
    Oregon:

    11.1% (89,737)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    9.4% (13,993)
    Oregon:

    6.9% (56,055)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    6.8% (10,154)
    Oregon:

    7.5% (60,914)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    4.3% (6,448)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (30,020)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.5% (3,710)
    Oregon:

    2.1% (16,771)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    7.3% (10,973)
    Oregon:

    6.9% (55,907)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    6.0% (9,028)
    Oregon:

    5.9% (48,221)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.6%
Number of people working at home: 11,780 (4.3% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +121,743 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 200,158 (73.9%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

34.5% (11,524)
Oregon:

31.1% (20,793)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Portland:

76.6% (172,940)
Oregon:

74.5% (1,084,203)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

32.9% (10,994)
Oregon:

31.0% (20,703)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Portland:

17.2% (38,771)
Oregon:

15.9% (232,002)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

15.6% (5,222)
Oregon:

17.5% (11,656)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Portland:

3.3% (7,381)
Oregon:

5.0% (72,202)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

17.0% (5,670)
Oregon:

20.4% (13,636)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Portland:

3.0% (6,714)
Oregon:

4.6% (66,397)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%)

Working at home in 2015 - Portland

Working at home in 2015 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Portland:

1.4% (6,194)
Oregon:

3.7% (66,140)
5 to 9 minutes:
Portland:

5.0% (22,317)
Oregon:

11.4% (202,898)
10 to 14 minutes:
Portland:

8.9% (39,382)
Oregon:

15.7% (277,766)
15 to 19 minutes:
Portland:

11.2% (49,572)
Oregon:

15.6% (275,655)
20 to 24 minutes:
Portland:

15.9% (70,446)
Oregon:

14.2% (252,406)
25 to 29 minutes:
Portland:

8.0% (35,454)
Oregon:

6.6% (116,696)
30 to 34 minutes:
Portland:

17.3% (76,851)
Oregon:

12.2% (215,739)
35 to 39 minutes:
Portland:

4.4% (19,636)
Oregon:

2.6% (46,854)
40 to 44 minutes:
Portland:

6.3% (27,907)
Oregon:

4.0% (71,262)
45 to 59 minutes:
Portland:

12.1% (53,658)
Oregon:

7.3% (130,048)
60 to 89 minutes:
Portland:

7.3% (32,465)
Oregon:

4.7% (83,209)
90 or more minutes:
Portland:

2.2% (9,938)
Oregon:

1.9% (33,405)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Portland

Working at home in 2000 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Portland:

2.3% (6,136)
Oregon:

4.1% (66,369)
5 to 9 minutes:
Portland:

8.0% (21,707)
Oregon:

12.9% (206,168)
10 to 14 minutes:
Portland:

14.2% (38,364)
Oregon:

16.5% (263,466)
15 to 19 minutes:
Portland:

18.6% (50,423)
Oregon:

16.1% (258,476)
20 to 24 minutes:
Portland:

18.5% (50,112)
Oregon:

13.9% (223,370)
25 to 29 minutes:
Portland:

6.5% (17,722)
Oregon:

5.4% (87,147)
30 to 34 minutes:
Portland:

13.6% (36,736)
Oregon:

11.0% (176,763)
35 to 39 minutes:
Portland:

1.9% (5,128)
Oregon:

2.0% (32,680)
40 to 44 minutes:
Portland:

2.9% (7,901)
Oregon:

2.7% (43,262)
45 to 59 minutes:
Portland:

4.7% (12,603)
Oregon:

5.2% (83,858)
60 to 89 minutes:
Portland:

3.0% (8,131)
Oregon:

3.2% (51,318)
90 or more minutes:
Portland:

1.6% (4,253)
Oregon:

1.8% (28,715)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    1.3% (3,092)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (34,559)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    4.7% (11,155)
    Oregon:

    10.5% (99,217)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    8.2% (19,396)
    Oregon:

    14.8% (140,065)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    10.9% (25,651)
    Oregon:

    15.1% (143,109)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    15.1% (35,613)
    Oregon:

    13.9% (131,321)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    8.6% (20,282)
    Oregon:

    6.7% (63,376)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    18.5% (43,530)
    Oregon:

    12.7% (120,006)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    4.4% (10,331)
    Oregon:

    2.8% (26,296)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    6.0% (14,170)
    Oregon:

    4.3% (40,731)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    12.0% (28,358)
    Oregon:

    7.9% (74,260)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    7.6% (17,934)
    Oregon:

    5.5% (51,653)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    2.6% (6,096)
    Oregon:

    2.2% (20,764)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    1.5% (3,102)
    Oregon:

    3.8% (31,581)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    5.4% (11,162)
    Oregon:

    12.5% (103,681)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    9.6% (19,986)
    Oregon:

    16.7% (137,701)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    11.5% (23,921)
    Oregon:

    16.0% (132,546)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    16.7% (34,833)
    Oregon:

    14.6% (121,085)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    7.3% (15,172)
    Oregon:

    6.4% (53,320)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    16.0% (33,321)
    Oregon:

    11.6% (95,733)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    4.5% (9,305)
    Oregon:

    2.5% (20,558)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    6.6% (13,737)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (30,531)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    12.2% (25,300)
    Oregon:

    6.7% (55,788)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    7.0% (14,531)
    Oregon:

    3.8% (31,556)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    1.8% (3,842)
    Oregon:

    1.5% (12,641)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Portland

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Portland:

62.4% (291,740)
Oregon:

71.6% (1,351,383)
Carpooled:
Portland:

9.5% (44,225)
Oregon:

10.3% (193,875)
Bus or trolley bus:
Portland:

9.5% (44,628)
Oregon:

3.9% (72,970)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Portland:

1.4% (6,586)
Oregon:

0.4% (7,601)
Subway or elevated:
Portland:

1.5% (7,095)
Oregon:

0.4% (8,038)
Railroad:
Portland:

0.5% (2,400)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,083)
Bicycle:
Portland:

4.5% (21,189)
Oregon:

2.5% (46,692)
Walked:
Portland:

4.4% (20,668)
Oregon:

3.7% (68,938)
Other means:
Portland:

1.1% (5,289)
Oregon:

1.0% (19,216)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Portland

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Portland:

63.7% (172,491)
Oregon:

73.2% (1,171,641)
Carpooled:
Portland:

11.9% (32,197)
Oregon:

12.2% (195,950)
Bus or trolley bus:
Portland:

11.3% (30,492)
Oregon:

3.5% (56,795)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Portland:

0.4% (1,195)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,173)
Subway or elevated:
Portland:

0.4% (1,039)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,906)
Railroad:
Portland:

0.2% (446)
Oregon:

0.1% (2,047)
Taxicab:
Portland:

0.1% (238)
Oregon:

0.0% (747)
Motorcycle:
Portland:

0.2% (480)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,942)
Bicycle:
Portland:

1.8% (4,775)
Oregon:

1.1% (17,172)
Walked:
Portland:

5.2% (14,192)
Oregon:

3.6% (57,217)
Other means:
Portland:

0.6% (1,671)
Oregon:

0.7% (10,882)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Portland (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Oregon (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Portland:

    62.5% (155,088)
    Oregon:

    70.9% (711,065)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Portland:

    9.3% (22,997)
    Oregon:

    10.7% (107,155)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Portland:

    8.5% (21,013)
    Oregon:

    3.4% (34,499)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Males:
    Portland:

    1.5% (3,827)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (4,403)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Portland:

    1.4% (3,375)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,718)
    Railroad - Males:
    Portland:

    0.6% (1,481)
    Oregon:

    0.2% (1,919)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Portland:

    5.2% (12,902)
    Oregon:

    3.0% (30,566)
    Walked - Males:
    Portland:

    4.7% (11,579)
    Oregon:

    3.8% (38,342)
    Other means - Males:
    Portland:

    1.3% (3,346)
    Oregon:

    1.3% (13,460)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Portland (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2015Travel time to work - Oregon (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Portland:

    62.2% (136,652)
    Oregon:

    72.3% (640,318)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Portland:

    9.7% (21,228)
    Oregon:

    9.8% (86,720)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Portland:

    10.7% (23,615)
    Oregon:

    4.3% (38,471)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Females:
    Portland:

    1.3% (2,759)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,198)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Portland:

    1.7% (3,720)
    Oregon:

    0.5% (4,320)
    Railroad - Females:
    Portland:

    0.4% (919)
    Oregon:

    0.1% (1,164)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Portland:

    3.8% (8,287)
    Oregon:

    1.8% (16,126)
    Walked - Females:
    Portland:

    4.1% (9,089)
    Oregon:

    3.5% (30,596)
    Other means - Females:
    Portland:

    0.9% (1,943)
    Oregon:

    0.6% (5,756)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Portland:

84.3% (172,491)
Oregon:

85.7% (1,171,641)
In 2 person carpool:
Portland:

13.1% (26,765)
Oregon:

11.5% (156,754)
In 3 person carpool:
Portland:

1.9% (3,925)
Oregon:

1.9% (25,457)
In 4 person carpool:
Portland:

0.5% (1,018)
Oregon:

0.6% (8,345)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Portland:

0.2% (352)
Oregon:

0.3% (3,715)
In 7+ person carpool:
Portland:

0.1% (137)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,679)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Portland:

67.1% (185,163)
Oregon:

65.1% (1,059,139)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Portland:

3.1% (8,624)
Oregon:

3.8% (61,386)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Portland:

10.0% (27,679)
Oregon:

7.4% (120,839)
Local government workers:
Portland:

6.4% (17,710)
Oregon:

7.2% (116,733)
State government workers:
Portland:

3.4% (9,410)
Oregon:

5.0% (81,804)
Federal government workers:
Portland:

2.1% (5,800)
Oregon:

2.2% (36,076)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Portland:

7.6% (20,992)
Oregon:

8.9% (145,020)
Unpaid family workers:
Portland:

0.3% (703)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,772)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Portland:

71.5% (104,269)
Oregon:

68.9% (605,246)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Portland:

4.2% (6,152)
Oregon:

5.0% (44,188)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Portland:

6.5% (9,535)
Oregon:

4.5% (39,938)
Local government workers - Males:
Portland:

4.8% (7,031)
Oregon:

5.6% (49,371)
State government workers - Males:
Portland:

2.6% (3,811)
Oregon:

3.9% (33,917)
Federal government workers - Males:
Portland:

2.1% (2,996)
Oregon:

2.3% (20,185)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Portland:

8.0% (11,621)
Oregon:

9.4% (82,902)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Portland:

0.2% (319)
Oregon:

0.3% (2,982)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Portland:

62.1% (80,894)
Oregon:

60.6% (453,893)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Portland:

1.9% (2,472)
Oregon:

2.3% (17,198)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Portland:

13.9% (18,144)
Oregon:

10.8% (80,901)
Local government workers - Females:
Portland:

8.2% (10,679)
Oregon:

9.0% (67,362)
State government workers - Females:
Portland:

4.3% (5,599)
Oregon:

6.4% (47,887)
Federal government workers - Females:
Portland:

2.2% (2,804)
Oregon:

2.1% (15,891)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Portland:

7.2% (9,371)
Oregon:

8.3% (62,118)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Portland:

0.3% (384)
Oregon:

0.5% (3,790)
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