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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Portland, Oregon was 529,121 / 611,134

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2013 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2013 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2013 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2013 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services25.2%
(80,503)
16.2%
(26,675)
34.6%
(53,828)
7.9%
(21,878)
5.1%
(7,419)
11.1%
(14,459)
Health care15.5%
(49,536)
8.4%
(13,775)
23.0%
(35,761)
9.2%
(25,364)
5.0%
(7,249)
13.9%
(18,115)
Professional, scientific, and technical services14.8%
(47,225)
16.5%
(27,102)
12.9%
(20,123)
8.1%
(22,314)
8.1%
(11,818)
8.1%
(10,496)
Social assistance12.6%
(40,411)
7.5%
(12,338)
18.1%
(28,073)
2.6%
(7,079)
1.0%
(1,402)
4.4%
(5,677)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation11.3%
(36,044)
10.2%
(16,787)
12.4%
(19,257)
2.1%
(5,753)
2.1%
(3,034)
2.1%
(2,719)
Management of companies and enterprises10.8%
(34,681)
12.1%
(19,946)
9.5%
(14,735)
0.0%
(138)
0.0%
(44)
0.1%
(94)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers10.8%
(34,391)
11.3%
(18,593)
10.2%
(15,798)
1.0%
(2,862)
1.6%
(2,320)
0.4%
(542)
Finance and insurance5.8%
(18,583)
5.4%
(8,887)
6.2%
(9,696)
4.6%
(12,828)
3.1%
(4,489)
6.4%
(8,339)
Repair and maintenance5.5%
(17,710)
4.1%
(6,794)
7.0%
(10,916)
1.4%
(3,997)
2.4%
(3,486)
0.4%
(511)
Construction4.4%
(14,045)
7.7%
(12,584)
0.9%
(1,461)
5.4%
(14,965)
9.0%
(13,155)
1.4%
(1,810)
Real estate and rental and leasing3.3%
(10,653)
2.9%
(4,810)
3.8%
(5,843)
2.2%
(6,205)
2.3%
(3,281)
2.2%
(2,924)
Air transportation2.9%
(9,124)
3.8%
(6,175)
1.9%
(2,949)
0.5%
(1,245)
0.5%
(694)
0.4%
(551)
Pharmacies and drug stores2.5%
(8,071)
2.4%
(3,958)
2.6%
(4,113)
0.3%
(797)
0.2%
(336)
0.4%
(461)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries2.5%
(7,837)
2.8%
(4,568)
2.1%
(3,269)
1.3%
(3,456)
1.4%
(2,081)
1.1%
(1,375)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations2.0%
(6,352)
0.6%
(907)
3.5%
(5,445)
2.0%
(5,541)
1.6%
(2,262)
2.5%
(3,279)
Private households2.0%
(6,281)
1.8%
(2,877)
2.2%
(3,404)
0.6%
(1,597)
0.1%
(200)
1.1%
(1,397)
Computer and electronic products2.0%
(6,268)
2.7%
(4,505)
1.1%
(1,763)
2.3%
(6,479)
3.0%
(4,397)
1.6%
(2,082)
Accommodation and food services1.9%
(6,074)
2.3%
(3,733)
1.5%
(2,341)
7.3%
(20,240)
6.9%
(10,034)
7.8%
(10,206)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.6%
(5,107)
0.9%
(1,515)
2.3%
(3,592)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(163)
0.1%
(153)
Warehousing and storage1.6%
(5,062)
1.9%
(3,043)
1.3%
(2,019)
0.2%
(556)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(137)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.4%
(4,351)
1.5%
(2,536)
1.2%
(1,815)
1.3%
(3,504)
1.4%
(1,976)
1.2%
(1,528)
Metal and metal products1.3%
(4,223)
1.9%
(3,136)
0.7%
(1,087)
1.9%
(5,160)
2.9%
(4,185)
0.7%
(975)
Retail florists1.2%
(3,947)
0.9%
(1,556)
1.5%
(2,391)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(84)
0.2%
(232)
Food1.1%
(3,610)
1.3%
(2,182)
0.9%
(1,428)
0.7%
(2,033)
0.9%
(1,356)
0.5%
(677)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.9%
(3,034)
1.3%
(2,171)
0.6%
(863)
0.4%
(1,008)
0.5%
(722)
0.2%
(286)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.9%
(3,026)
1.6%
(2,607)
0.3%
(419)
0.6%
(1,696)
0.7%
(1,068)
0.5%
(628)
Personal and laundry services0.9%
(3,003)
1.7%
(2,778)
0.1%
(225)
1.4%
(3,984)
1.0%
(1,427)
2.0%
(2,557)
Transportation equipment0.9%
(2,983)
1.5%
(2,387)
0.4%
(596)
1.6%
(4,352)
2.5%
(3,698)
0.5%
(654)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9%
(2,798)
1.1%
(1,776)
0.7%
(1,022)
0.6%
(1,780)
0.6%
(938)
0.6%
(842)
Machinery0.8%
(2,553)
1.1%
(1,880)
0.4%
(673)
0.6%
(1,772)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.3%
(394)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.7%
(2,145)
0.9%
(1,502)
0.4%
(643)
1.1%
(2,953)
1.3%
(1,827)
0.9%
(1,126)
Public administration0.6%
(2,074)
0.1%
(232)
1.2%
(1,842)
3.4%
(9,397)
2.9%
(4,185)
4.0%
(5,212)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.6%
(1,994)
0.4%
(721)
0.8%
(1,273)
0.2%
(665)
0.2%
(318)
0.3%
(347)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.6%
(1,946)
0.9%
(1,517)
0.3%
(429)
0.8%
(2,169)
1.1%
(1,536)
0.5%
(633)
U. S. Postal service0.6%
(1,925)
1.1%
(1,731)
0.1%
(194)
0.6%
(1,739)
0.8%
(1,143)
0.5%
(596)
Food and beverage stores0.6%
(1,906)
0.9%
(1,500)
0.3%
(406)
2.2%
(5,940)
2.2%
(3,217)
2.1%
(2,723)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.5%
(1,468)
0.8%
(1,338)
0.1%
(130)
0.7%
(1,944)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.4%
(566)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.4%
(1,343)
0.7%
(1,086)
0.2%
(257)
0.3%
(898)
0.4%
(648)
0.2%
(250)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.4%
(1,243)
0.5%
(764)
0.3%
(479)
0.2%
(572)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(193)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(1,152)
0.7%
(1,097)
0.0%
(55)
0.6%
(1,726)
0.4%
(527)
0.9%
(1,199)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.3%
(1,054)
0.5%
(884)
0.1%
(170)
0.1%
(160)
0.0%
(31)
0.1%
(129)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(1,013)
0.5%
(820)
0.1%
(193)
0.2%
(473)
0.1%
(125)
0.3%
(348)
Vending machine operators0.3%
(965)
0.4%
(714)
0.2%
(251)
0.0%
(122)
0.1%
(91)
0.0%
(31)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(926)
0.5%
(894)
0.0%
(32)
0.3%
(833)
0.4%
(621)
0.2%
(212)
Printing and related support activities0.3%
(919)
0.4%
(689)
0.1%
(230)
1.0%
(2,659)
1.2%
(1,755)
0.7%
(904)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.3%
(914)
0.2%
(317)
0.4%
(597)
0.7%
(1,837)
0.9%
(1,304)
0.4%
(533)
Wood products0.3%
(832)
0.5%
(790)
0.0%
(42)
0.3%
(936)
0.5%
(750)
0.1%
(186)
Leather and allied products0.3%
(832)
0.4%
(603)
0.1%
(229)
0.3%
(742)
0.2%
(314)
0.3%
(428)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(822)
0.2%
(306)
0.3%
(516)
0.3%
(948)
0.5%
(672)
0.2%
(276)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(810)
0.3%
(507)
0.2%
(303)
0.2%
(544)
0.2%
(297)
0.2%
(247)
Gasoline stations0.2%
(784)
0.1%
(126)
0.4%
(658)
0.3%
(909)
0.4%
(650)
0.2%
(259)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.2%
(697)
0.3%
(540)
0.1%
(157)
0.4%
(1,176)
0.7%
(984)
0.1%
(192)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.2%
(688)
0.3%
(436)
0.2%
(252)
1.9%
(5,185)
1.2%
(1,682)
2.7%
(3,503)
Water transportation0.2%
(679)
0.3%
(558)
0.1%
(121)
0.1%
(169)
0.1%
(129)
0.0%
(40)
Chemicals0.2%
(670)
0.2%
(344)
0.2%
(326)
0.2%
(672)
0.3%
(456)
0.2%
(216)
Rail transportation0.2%
(600)
0.3%
(426)
0.1%
(174)
0.1%
(338)
0.2%
(315)
0.0%
(23)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.2%
(574)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(574)
0.1%
(400)
0.2%
(258)
0.1%
(142)
Apparel0.2%
(553)
0.1%
(180)
0.2%
(373)
0.4%
(1,124)
0.2%
(289)
0.6%
(835)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.2%
(544)
0.1%
(200)
0.2%
(344)
2.0%
(5,622)
2.8%
(4,012)
1.2%
(1,610)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(542)
0.3%
(458)
0.1%
(84)
0.5%
(1,282)
0.6%
(896)
0.3%
(386)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.2%
(534)
0.2%
(313)
0.1%
(221)
0.1%
(414)
0.2%
(338)
0.1%
(76)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(528)
0.3%
(457)
0.0%
(71)
0.4%
(1,092)
0.5%
(728)
0.3%
(364)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(474)
0.2%
(402)
0.0%
(72)
0.1%
(236)
0.1%
(174)
0.0%
(62)
Paper0.1%
(464)
0.2%
(327)
0.1%
(137)
0.3%
(843)
0.4%
(642)
0.2%
(201)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(458)
0.2%
(309)
0.1%
(149)
0.2%
(620)
0.3%
(458)
0.1%
(162)
Beverage and tobacco products0.1%
(412)
0.2%
(321)
0.1%
(91)
0.2%
(469)
0.3%
(369)
0.1%
(100)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.1%
(401)
0.2%
(355)
0.0%
(46)
0.2%
(659)
0.4%
(511)
0.1%
(148)
Textile mills and textile products0.1%
(382)
0.0%
(79)
0.2%
(303)
0.2%
(602)
0.2%
(248)
0.3%
(354)
Music stores0.1%
(357)
0.0%
(65)
0.2%
(292)
0.2%
(659)
0.3%
(440)
0.2%
(219)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(333)
0.2%
(294)
0.0%
(39)
0.2%
(658)
0.3%
(415)
0.2%
(243)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(277)
0.1%
(129)
0.1%
(148)
0.5%
(1,453)
0.6%
(915)
0.4%
(538)
Utilities0.1%
(257)
0.1%
(160)
0.1%
(97)
0.8%
(2,217)
0.9%
(1,239)
0.8%
(978)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(223)
0.1%
(223)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(996)
0.3%
(421)
0.4%
(575)
Plastics and rubber products0.1%
(194)
0.1%
(194)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(880)
0.4%
(559)
0.2%
(321)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.1%
(191)
0.0%
(56)
0.1%
(135)
0.4%
(1,031)
0.4%
(647)
0.3%
(384)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.0%
(129)
0.0%
(77)
0.0%
(52)
3.9%
(10,654)
4.2%
(6,071)
3.5%
(4,583)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.0%
(128)
0.0%
(78)
0.0%
(50)
0.1%
(262)
0.1%
(178)
0.1%
(84)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.0%
(120)
0.1%
(120)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(2,263)
0.5%
(756)
1.2%
(1,507)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.0%
(105)
0.1%
(105)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(352)
0.2%
(272)
0.1%
(80)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(93)
0.1%
(93)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(430)
0.1%
(211)
0.2%
(219)
Truck transportation0.0%
(57)
0.0%
(57)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(3,432)
1.9%
(2,786)
0.5%
(646)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.0%
(44)
0.0%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(404)
0.2%
(269)
0.1%
(135)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1,329)
0.5%
(657)
0.5%
(672)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common occupations
(2013 Data)

Most common occupations
(2000 Data)

Occupation

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers6.3%
(20,248)
6.0%
(9,876)
6.7%
(10,372)
4.6%
(12,720)
4.9%
(7,076)
4.3%
(5,644)
Computer specialists3.5%
(11,097)
5.0%
(8,235)
1.8%
(2,862)
2.8%
(7,691)
3.9%
(5,613)
1.6%
(2,078)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.2%
(10,132)
4.0%
(6,556)
2.3%
(3,576)
3.1%
(8,489)
3.6%
(5,222)
2.5%
(3,267)
Cooks and food preparation workers3.0%
(9,510)
2.5%
(4,156)
3.4%
(5,354)
1.9%
(5,164)
2.1%
(3,132)
1.6%
(2,032)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.6%
(8,462)
2.5%
(4,132)
2.8%
(4,330)
2.8%
(7,655)
2.6%
(3,782)
3.0%
(3,873)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists2.3%
(7,505)
1.1%
(1,831)
3.6%
(5,674)
1.9%
(5,251)
1.1%
(1,573)
2.8%
(3,678)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers2.2%
(7,116)
1.2%
(2,045)
3.3%
(5,071)
1.2%
(3,369)
0.7%
(1,067)
1.8%
(2,302)
Registered nurses2.0%
(6,404)
0.5%
(883)
3.5%
(5,521)
1.4%
(3,935)
0.3%
(428)
2.7%
(3,507)
Media and communications workers1.9%
(6,053)
1.8%
(2,947)
2.0%
(3,106)
1.5%
(4,111)
1.4%
(2,058)
1.6%
(2,053)
Top executives1.8%
(5,653)
2.5%
(4,122)
1.0%
(1,531)
1.3%
(3,627)
1.8%
(2,604)
0.8%
(1,023)
Waiters and waitresses1.8%
(5,628)
1.0%
(1,670)
2.5%
(3,958)
1.6%
(4,352)
0.9%
(1,358)
2.3%
(2,994)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives1.8%
(5,609)
1.0%
(1,698)
2.5%
(3,911)
2.4%
(6,533)
1.0%
(1,502)
3.9%
(5,031)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers1.6%
(5,242)
2.1%
(3,430)
1.2%
(1,812)
2.7%
(7,507)
3.3%
(4,821)
2.1%
(2,686)
Art and design workers1.6%
(5,142)
1.8%
(2,946)
1.4%
(2,196)
1.5%
(4,266)
1.5%
(2,163)
1.6%
(2,103)
Cashiers1.6%
(5,119)
1.1%
(1,882)
2.1%
(3,237)
1.5%
(4,175)
1.0%
(1,451)
2.1%
(2,724)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors1.6%
(5,098)
0.7%
(1,141)
2.5%
(3,957)
4.1%
(11,209)
2.1%
(2,996)
6.3%
(8,213)
Postsecondary teachers1.6%
(5,086)
1.6%
(2,627)
1.6%
(2,459)
1.1%
(3,076)
0.9%
(1,312)
1.4%
(1,764)
Engineers1.6%
(5,049)
2.8%
(4,626)
0.3%
(423)
1.3%
(3,519)
2.1%
(3,064)
0.3%
(455)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.5%
(4,937)
2.9%
(4,792)
0.1%
(145)
2.0%
(5,504)
3.4%
(5,023)
0.4%
(481)
Other production occupations, including supervisors1.5%
(4,769)
2.5%
(4,092)
0.4%
(677)
3.1%
(8,560)
4.2%
(6,156)
1.8%
(2,404)
Secretaries and administrative assistants1.4%
(4,481)
0.1%
(171)
2.8%
(4,310)
2.3%
(6,255)
0.2%
(336)
4.5%
(5,919)
Lawyers1.4%
(4,396)
1.8%
(2,936)
0.9%
(1,460)
1.0%
(2,766)
1.3%
(1,921)
0.6%
(845)
Customer service representatives1.4%
(4,342)
1.0%
(1,589)
1.8%
(2,753)
1.7%
(4,690)
1.2%
(1,681)
2.3%
(3,009)
Other healthcare support occupations1.3%
(4,298)
0.7%
(1,122)
2.0%
(3,176)
0.8%
(2,089)
0.3%
(465)
1.2%
(1,624)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.3%
(4,166)
1.2%
(1,945)
1.4%
(2,221)
1.2%
(3,182)
1.1%
(1,544)
1.3%
(1,638)
Personal appearance workers1.2%
(3,936)
0.3%
(437)
2.2%
(3,499)
0.6%
(1,652)
0.2%
(317)
1.0%
(1,335)
Physicians and surgeons1.2%
(3,829)
1.5%
(2,448)
0.9%
(1,381)
0.8%
(2,248)
1.0%
(1,473)
0.6%
(775)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses1.2%
(3,816)
1.2%
(1,918)
1.2%
(1,898)
1.1%
(2,953)
0.8%
(1,148)
1.4%
(1,805)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides1.2%
(3,796)
0.5%
(888)
1.9%
(2,908)
1.0%
(2,758)
0.4%
(555)
1.7%
(2,203)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.2%
(3,778)
0.7%
(1,187)
1.7%
(2,591)
1.2%
(3,323)
0.6%
(805)
1.9%
(2,518)
Accountants and auditors1.2%
(3,774)
1.2%
(1,923)
1.2%
(1,851)
1.3%
(3,482)
1.0%
(1,397)
1.6%
(2,085)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors1.2%
(3,769)
1.3%
(2,170)
1.0%
(1,599)
4.1%
(11,203)
4.2%
(6,112)
3.9%
(5,091)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.2%
(3,767)
1.9%
(3,119)
0.4%
(648)
2.3%
(6,485)
3.6%
(5,207)
1.0%
(1,278)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.1%
(3,418)
1.7%
(2,850)
0.4%
(568)
1.9%
(5,205)
3.2%
(4,672)
0.4%
(533)
Health technologists and technicians1.0%
(3,334)
0.4%
(692)
1.7%
(2,642)
1.1%
(2,906)
0.6%
(828)
1.6%
(2,078)
Life and physical scientists0.9%
(2,910)
1.0%
(1,678)
0.8%
(1,232)
0.5%
(1,429)
0.6%
(859)
0.4%
(570)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.9%
(2,897)
1.2%
(1,981)
0.6%
(916)
1.1%
(3,059)
1.3%
(1,872)
0.9%
(1,187)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.9%
(2,828)
1.5%
(2,441)
0.2%
(387)
0.7%
(1,981)
1.0%
(1,438)
0.4%
(543)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.9%
(2,817)
0.8%
(1,314)
1.0%
(1,503)
0.6%
(1,615)
0.5%
(729)
0.7%
(886)
Carpenters0.9%
(2,763)
1.6%
(2,694)
0.0%
(69)
1.1%
(2,950)
1.9%
(2,818)
0.1%
(132)
Child care workers0.9%
(2,732)
0.1%
(202)
1.6%
(2,530)
1.2%
(3,233)
0.1%
(203)
2.3%
(3,030)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.9%
(2,726)
1.6%
(2,644)
0.1%
(82)
0.9%
(2,517)
1.7%
(2,443)
0.1%
(74)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing0.8%
(2,659)
1.1%
(1,841)
0.5%
(818)
2.7%
(7,400)
3.2%
(4,670)
2.1%
(2,730)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.8%
(2,518)
1.4%
(2,326)
0.1%
(192)
1.3%
(3,649)
2.5%
(3,593)
0.0%
(56)
Therapists0.8%
(2,473)
0.3%
(543)
1.2%
(1,930)
0.4%
(1,237)
0.2%
(314)
0.7%
(923)
Teachers, secondary school0.8%
(2,420)
0.5%
(800)
1.0%
(1,620)
0.5%
(1,370)
0.4%
(641)
0.6%
(729)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors0.7%
(2,311)
1.3%
(2,096)
0.1%
(215)
1.6%
(4,402)
2.8%
(4,075)
0.3%
(327)
Other financial specialists0.7%
(2,295)
0.7%
(1,083)
0.8%
(1,212)
0.8%
(2,155)
0.7%
(1,004)
0.9%
(1,151)
Assemblers and fabricators0.7%
(2,201)
1.0%
(1,561)
0.4%
(640)
1.1%
(3,169)
1.4%
(2,016)
0.9%
(1,153)
Food processing workers0.7%
(2,145)
0.8%
(1,246)
0.6%
(899)
0.3%
(945)
0.5%
(674)
0.2%
(271)
Financial managers0.6%
(2,065)
0.4%
(712)
0.9%
(1,353)
0.7%
(1,873)
0.6%
(921)
0.7%
(952)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors0.6%
(2,039)
0.3%
(567)
0.9%
(1,472)
1.4%
(3,832)
1.5%
(2,166)
1.3%
(1,666)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.6%
(2,020)
0.8%
(1,395)
0.4%
(625)
0.7%
(1,878)
0.7%
(1,055)
0.6%
(823)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.6%
(2,001)
0.6%
(1,049)
0.6%
(952)
0.7%
(1,985)
0.4%
(627)
1.0%
(1,358)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.6%
(1,912)
0.1%
(210)
1.1%
(1,702)
1.3%
(3,641)
0.3%
(469)
2.4%
(3,172)
Other transportation occupations0.6%
(1,812)
0.9%
(1,453)
0.2%
(359)
0.3%
(853)
0.5%
(709)
0.1%
(144)
Construction laborers0.5%
(1,735)
0.9%
(1,533)
0.1%
(202)
0.6%
(1,595)
1.0%
(1,454)
0.1%
(141)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5%
(1,691)
0.7%
(1,177)
0.3%
(514)
0.6%
(1,634)
0.8%
(1,185)
0.3%
(449)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.5%
(1,609)
0.6%
(1,058)
0.4%
(551)
0.6%
(1,690)
1.0%
(1,414)
0.2%
(276)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.5%
(1,505)
0.1%
(201)
0.8%
(1,304)
1.0%
(2,707)
0.3%
(432)
1.7%
(2,275)
Social scientists and related workers0.5%
(1,484)
0.3%
(452)
0.7%
(1,032)
0.5%
(1,413)
0.4%
(650)
0.6%
(763)
Legal support workers0.4%
(1,398)
0.2%
(307)
0.7%
(1,091)
0.5%
(1,477)
0.2%
(357)
0.9%
(1,120)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school0.4%
(1,317)
0.0%
(38)
0.8%
(1,279)
2.0%
(5,476)
0.9%
(1,367)
3.2%
(4,109)
Painters and paperhangers0.4%
(1,258)
0.7%
(1,199)
0.0%
(59)
0.4%
(1,100)
0.7%
(994)
0.1%
(106)
Religious workers0.4%
(1,138)
0.5%
(847)
0.2%
(291)
0.3%
(916)
0.4%
(599)
0.2%
(317)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.3%
(1,083)
0.7%
(1,083)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1,248)
0.8%
(1,166)
0.1%
(82)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors0.3%
(999)
0.3%
(568)
0.3%
(431)
0.2%
(535)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(116)
Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers0.3%
(968)
0.5%
(816)
0.1%
(152)
0.2%
(544)
0.3%
(474)
0.1%
(70)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.3%
(852)
0.4%
(588)
0.2%
(264)
0.2%
(592)
0.2%
(232)
0.3%
(360)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.2%
(793)
0.1%
(222)
0.4%
(571)
0.2%
(486)
0.1%
(212)
0.2%
(274)
Teachers, special education0.2%
(751)
0.0%
(59)
0.4%
(692)
0.1%
(313)
0.0%
(52)
0.2%
(261)
Mathematical science occupations0.2%
(667)
0.1%
(143)
0.3%
(524)
0.1%
(371)
0.2%
(220)
0.1%
(151)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.2%
(640)
0.4%
(640)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1,106)
0.7%
(1,048)
0.0%
(58)
Printing workers0.2%
(632)
0.3%
(487)
0.1%
(145)
0.4%
(1,230)
0.6%
(917)
0.2%
(313)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.2%
(623)
0.1%
(109)
0.3%
(514)
0.2%
(684)
0.2%
(240)
0.3%
(444)
Bus drivers0.2%
(605)
0.2%
(308)
0.2%
(297)
0.4%
(1,115)
0.5%
(669)
0.3%
(446)
Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations0.2%
(550)
0.3%
(550)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(144)
0.1%
(144)
0.0%
(0)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors0.2%
(508)
0.2%
(326)
0.1%
(182)
0.2%
(682)
0.3%
(435)
0.2%
(247)
Rail and water transportation workers0.2%
(484)
0.3%
(437)
0.0%
(47)
0.1%
(345)
0.2%
(332)
0.0%
(13)
Communications equipment operators0.1%
(477)
0.0%
(55)
0.3%
(422)
0.1%
(275)
0.0%
(38)
0.2%
(237)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.1%
(427)
0.3%
(427)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(759)
0.5%
(741)
0.0%
(18)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.1%
(361)
0.2%
(313)
0.0%
(48)
0.2%
(475)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(96)
Woodworkers0.1%
(354)
0.2%
(354)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(562)
0.4%
(525)
0.0%
(37)
Electricians0.1%
(335)
0.2%
(335)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(883)
0.6%
(823)
0.0%
(60)
Aircraft and traffic control occupations0.1%
(321)
0.1%
(170)
0.1%
(151)
0.0%
(137)
0.1%
(137)
0.0%
(0)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.1%
(295)
0.2%
(295)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(162)
0.1%
(133)
0.0%
(29)
Other construction workers and helpers0.1%
(214)
0.0%
(74)
0.1%
(140)
0.1%
(411)
0.3%
(369)
0.0%
(42)
Farmers and farm managers0.1%
(206)
0.1%
(171)
0.0%
(35)
0.1%
(174)
0.1%
(112)
0.0%
(62)
Plant and system operators0.0%
(132)
0.1%
(132)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(184)
0.1%
(158)
0.0%
(26)

Unemployment in Portland

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.4%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 23.4%Males
  • 18.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.0%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.6%Males
  • 10.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 7.9%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 2013:
Portland:

4.9%
Oregon:

5.6%
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 2013 (%)

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

3.1% (8,894)
Oregon:

5.0% (81,039)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Portland:

2.5% (7,135)
Oregon:

3.4% (55,430)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Portland:

4.8% (13,957)
Oregon:

5.0% (81,430)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Portland:

6.0% (17,377)
Oregon:

7.9% (129,308)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.2% (23,790)
Oregon:

10.0% (163,762)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Portland:

12.4% (35,828)
Oregon:

13.3% (217,135)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Portland:

13.2% (38,123)
Oregon:

13.6% (221,782)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Portland:

12.4% (35,847)
Oregon:

10.3% (168,634)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.0% (23,254)
Oregon:

5.6% (91,277)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.8% (25,532)
Oregon:

6.6% (107,305)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Portland:

4.2% (12,293)
Oregon:

3.4% (54,984)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Portland:

1.9% (5,475)
Oregon:

1.8% (28,731)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Portland:

8.6% (24,853)
Oregon:

7.8% (128,360)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Portland:

5.9% (17,070)
Oregon:

6.5% (106,207)

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 2013 (%) - Males

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

    3.8% (5,674)
    Oregon:

    6.7% (57,436)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    2.9% (4,410)
    Oregon:

    4.3% (36,880)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    5.4% (8,055)
    Oregon:

    6.2% (53,098)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.6% (9,868)
    Oregon:

    9.5% (81,948)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    9.3% (13,940)
    Oregon:

    11.0% (95,011)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    13.3% (19,923)
    Oregon:

    13.1% (113,260)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    12.1% (18,040)
    Oregon:

    11.5% (98,799)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    11.2% (16,717)
    Oregon:

    9.1% (78,798)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    7.4% (11,029)
    Oregon:

    4.7% (40,426)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    9.0% (13,508)
    Oregon:

    6.1% (52,481)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    3.3% (4,873)
    Oregon:

    2.6% (22,559)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    1.6% (2,405)
    Oregon:

    1.4% (11,769)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    7.9% (11,831)
    Oregon:

    7.3% (62,669)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.3% (9,365)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (57,028)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

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

    2.3% (3,220)
    Oregon:

    3.1% (23,603)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    1.9% (2,725)
    Oregon:

    2.4% (18,550)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    4.2% (5,902)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (28,332)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    5.4% (7,509)
    Oregon:

    6.1% (47,360)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    7.0% (9,850)
    Oregon:

    8.9% (68,751)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    11.4% (15,905)
    Oregon:

    13.4% (103,875)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    14.4% (20,083)
    Oregon:

    15.9% (122,983)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    13.7% (19,130)
    Oregon:

    11.6% (89,836)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    8.7% (12,225)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (50,851)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    8.6% (12,024)
    Oregon:

    7.1% (54,824)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    5.3% (7,420)
    Oregon:

    4.2% (32,425)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.2% (3,070)
    Oregon:

    2.2% (16,962)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    9.3% (13,022)
    Oregon:

    8.5% (65,691)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    5.5% (7,705)
    Oregon:

    6.4% (49,179)

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 2013 (%)

Working at home in 2013 - Portland

Working at home in 2013 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Portland:

1.7% (6,961)
Oregon:

3.9% (66,294)
5 to 9 minutes:
Portland:

5.6% (22,612)
Oregon:

12.4% (208,917)
10 to 14 minutes:
Portland:

9.2% (37,160)
Oregon:

15.8% (265,257)
15 to 19 minutes:
Portland:

14.6% (58,898)
Oregon:

17.1% (286,742)
20 to 24 minutes:
Portland:

16.7% (67,403)
Oregon:

14.6% (245,927)
25 to 29 minutes:
Portland:

7.6% (30,502)
Oregon:

6.2% (104,321)
30 to 34 minutes:
Portland:

16.8% (67,877)
Oregon:

11.6% (195,489)
35 to 39 minutes:
Portland:

3.4% (13,844)
Oregon:

2.5% (41,499)
40 to 44 minutes:
Portland:

5.3% (21,437)
Oregon:

3.2% (54,492)
45 to 59 minutes:
Portland:

9.6% (38,582)
Oregon:

6.3% (106,043)
60 to 89 minutes:
Portland:

7.0% (28,146)
Oregon:

4.5% (75,094)
90 or more minutes:
Portland:

2.5% (10,229)
Oregon:

1.8% (30,254)

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 2013 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    1.8% (3,777)
    Oregon:

    4.2% (37,523)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    5.4% (11,643)
    Oregon:

    11.2% (99,457)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    8.3% (17,750)
    Oregon:

    14.6% (130,461)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    14.2% (30,438)
    Oregon:

    16.4% (146,644)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    16.1% (34,535)
    Oregon:

    14.6% (130,116)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    7.7% (16,559)
    Oregon:

    6.1% (54,542)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    18.9% (40,506)
    Oregon:

    12.8% (114,174)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    3.5% (7,456)
    Oregon:

    2.6% (23,119)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    4.8% (10,176)
    Oregon:

    3.3% (29,009)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    9.3% (19,976)
    Oregon:

    6.8% (60,557)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    7.2% (15,415)
    Oregon:

    5.2% (46,117)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    2.8% (6,000)
    Oregon:

    2.2% (19,863)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    1.7% (3,184)
    Oregon:

    3.6% (28,771)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    5.8% (10,969)
    Oregon:

    13.9% (109,460)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    10.2% (19,410)
    Oregon:

    17.1% (134,796)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    15.0% (28,460)
    Oregon:

    17.8% (140,098)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    17.4% (32,868)
    Oregon:

    14.7% (115,811)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    7.4% (13,943)
    Oregon:

    6.3% (49,779)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    14.4% (27,371)
    Oregon:

    10.3% (81,315)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    3.4% (6,388)
    Oregon:

    2.3% (18,380)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    5.9% (11,261)
    Oregon:

    3.2% (25,483)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    9.8% (18,606)
    Oregon:

    5.8% (45,486)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    6.7% (12,731)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (28,977)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    2.2% (4,229)
    Oregon:

    1.3% (10,391)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Portland

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Portland:

63.5% (270,576)
Oregon:

72.0% (1,288,901)
Carpooled:
Portland:

9.6% (41,089)
Oregon:

10.3% (183,668)
Bus or trolley bus:
Portland:

8.1% (34,659)
Oregon:

3.3% (59,843)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Portland:

1.3% (5,449)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,916)
Subway or elevated:
Portland:

1.1% (4,742)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,708)
Railroad:
Portland:

0.6% (2,526)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,147)
Bicycle:
Portland:

4.3% (18,355)
Oregon:

2.4% (42,324)
Walked:
Portland:

4.7% (19,848)
Oregon:

3.9% (70,401)
Other means:
Portland:

1.5% (6,407)
Oregon:

1.0% (18,393)

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 2013 - Portland (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Oregon (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Portland:

    62.9% (141,572)
    Oregon:

    70.5% (668,093)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Portland:

    9.9% (22,174)
    Oregon:

    10.8% (102,142)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Portland:

    7.4% (16,695)
    Oregon:

    3.2% (30,803)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Males:
    Portland:

    1.3% (2,945)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,654)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Portland:

    0.9% (2,033)
    Oregon:

    0.3% (2,905)
    Railroad - Males:
    Portland:

    0.6% (1,447)
    Oregon:

    0.2% (1,951)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Portland:

    5.4% (12,084)
    Oregon:

    3.1% (29,546)
    Walked - Males:
    Portland:

    4.7% (10,581)
    Oregon:

    4.2% (39,434)
    Other means - Males:
    Portland:

    2.1% (4,700)
    Oregon:

    1.4% (13,054)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Portland (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2013Travel time to work - Oregon (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Portland:

    64.3% (129,004)
    Oregon:

    73.7% (620,808)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Portland:

    9.4% (18,915)
    Oregon:

    9.7% (81,526)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Portland:

    9.0% (17,964)
    Oregon:

    3.4% (29,040)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Females:
    Portland:

    1.2% (2,504)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,262)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Portland:

    1.3% (2,709)
    Oregon:

    0.5% (3,803)
    Railroad - Females:
    Portland:

    0.5% (1,079)
    Oregon:

    0.1% (1,196)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Portland:

    3.1% (6,271)
    Oregon:

    1.5% (12,778)
    Walked - Females:
    Portland:

    4.6% (9,267)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (30,967)
    Other means - Females:
    Portland:

    0.9% (1,707)
    Oregon:

    0.6% (5,339)

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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