Portland, Texas

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Population in 2017: 17,287 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.6%
 
Males: 8,393  (48.6%)
Females: 8,894  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78390.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,129 (it was $48,574 in 2000)
Portland:

$71,129
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,892 (it was $19,871 in 2000)

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,899 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Portland:

$177,899
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,971; detached houses: $156,685; townhouses or other attached units: $112,269; in 2-unit structures: $80,187; mobile homes: $103,134; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $29,695

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,175.

March 2019 cost of living index in Portland: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Portland, TX (2010)
    • 9,07960.1%White alone
    • 5,32635.3%Hispanic
    • 2081.4%Black alone
    • 2071.4%Two or more races
    • 1891.3%Asian alone
    • 570.4%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 140.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Texas as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Portland is 4,172 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Portland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(31.6)
9
(54.0)
6
(36.0)
4
(24.1)
8
(48.0)
2
(12.1)
4
(25.9)
4
(26.1)
6
(38.5)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.4)
5
(30.6)
7
(41.5)
8
(45.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.0)
2
(12.0)
2
(12.0)
4
(24.2)
4
(25.9)
6
(39.2)
5
(32.1)
5
(31.5)
7
(43.4)
3
(18.4)
8
(47.5)
5
(28.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(44.2)
11
(66.0)
11
(66.1)
11
(66.2)
8
(48.0)
12
(72.5)
13
(84.3)
4
(26.1)
11
(70.6)
16
(100.8)
7
(43.4)
12
(73.4)
10
(59.4)
12
(68.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(315.7)
32
(191.9)
68
(408.5)
71
(427.6)
45
(269.9)
62
(374.4)
63
(408.6)
56
(365.9)
89
(571.5)
74
(466.0)
60
(371.7)
55
(336.6)
41
(243.3)
33
(188.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
290
(1,831)
302
(1,811)
317
(1,904)
337
(2,030)
422
(2,531)
407
(2,458)
373
(2,419)
424
(2,770)
469
(3,012)
450
(2,834)
449
(2,782)
458
(2,803)
365
(2,166)
323
(1,841)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(157.8)
11
(66.0)
11
(66.1)
10
(60.2)
12
(72.0)
11
(66.4)
16
(103.8)
14
(91.5)
12
(77.1)
12
(75.6)
15
(92.9)
26
(159.1)
9
(53.4)
20
(114.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.3)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)147.7147.5167.7152.1177.5161.2179.1194.7221.2186.7176.3205.3179.2154.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Portland, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 42 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: German (9.5%), American (8.8%), Irish (3.3%), English (2.9%), European (1.8%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,478 people per square mile   (low).

Portland, Texas map

936 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

5.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,957 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,646 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (10.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (130.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Doyle, TX (1.2 miles ),
Gregory, TX (1.8 miles ),
Ingleside, TX (2.6 miles ),
Ingleside on the Bay, TX (2.7 miles ),
Taft Southwest, TX (2.8 miles ),
Taft, TX (2.8 miles ),
Tradewinds, TX (2.9 miles),
Falman, TX (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 27.88 N, Longitude: 97.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,178 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,685 (36.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Distribution of median household income in Portland, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Portland, TX in 2017
Portland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $34,200
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $12,300
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2002: 79 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2003: 83 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2006: 148 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2012: 83 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2013: 68 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2014: 95 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2015: 108 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2016: 100 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2017: 98 buildings, average cost: $246,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Portland, TX residents
Average permit cost in Portland, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Portland, TX
Historical housing units in Portland, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +2,550 (+20.8%).
Most common industries in Portland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.1%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Portland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Top executives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Portland, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Portland, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.356. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.356
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Portland-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Portland city center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1963, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portland-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 401.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from Portland center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Portland center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 418.8 miles away from Portland center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Patricio County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Portland:

  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-COASTAL PALMS (221 CEDAR DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Portland:

  • TAFT HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TAFT, TX)
  • SHORELINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TAFT, TX)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • HOLMGREEN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • NURSES ON WHEELS INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Airports located in Portland:

See details about airports located in Portland, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • Del Mar College (about 10 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 12 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 43 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 47 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Victoria College (about 68 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 68 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 118 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)

Public high schools in Portland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portland:

  • GREGORY-PORTLAND INT (Students: 623, Location: 4200 WILDCAT DR, Grades: 5-6)
  • CLARK EL (Students: 556, Location: 2250 MEMORIAL PKWY, Grades: PK-4)
  • EAST CLIFF EL (Students: 370, Location: 200 FULTON ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • ANDREWS EL (Location: 1100 LANG RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Portland

Library in Portland:

  • BELL/WHITTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $413,976; Location: 2400 MEMORIAL PKWY; 33,055 books; 1,068 audio materials; 892 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Portland: Portland Fire Department (A), Portland Police Department (B), Temple Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portland include: Assembly of God Church (A), Saint Stephen Lutheran Church (B), Portland Church of the Nazarene (C), Church of Christ (D), Grace Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Sunset Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Portland include: Hunt Municipal Park (1), Willacy Park (2), East Cliff Park (3), Baker Park (4), Wildcat Stadium (5), Broadway Park (6), Bayside Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1703 Highway 181), Best Value Inn & Suites (133 Us Highway 181).

Birthplace of: Yoon Mi-rae - Musician, Martin Dossett - Football player.

San Patricio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
53 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Portland (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Texas: Heb Portland Rc 608 Branch at 1600 Wildcat Avenue, branch established on 2010/04/01; Portland Banking Center - Rc 887 at 2000 U. S. Highway 181, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Portland Branch at 1800 U.S. Highway 181, branch established on 2006/07/24. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • The Frost National Bank: Portland Branch at 500 West Broadway, branch established on 1958/08/23. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
  • ValueBank Texas: Portland Branch at 1625 Wildcat Drive, branch established on 1995/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $171.6 mil, Deposits: $152.3 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First International Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Portland Branch at 1001 Wildcat Drive, branch established on 2004/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.4 mil, Deposits: $273.9 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Bend Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Portland Branch at 1031 W Us Highway 181, branch established on 1971/01/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Portland Branch at 1840 Highway 181, branch established on 1965/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Portland:

Marital status in Portland, TX
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Portland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Portland, TX (based on San Patricio County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,02414
Evangelical Protestant14,00879
Mainline Protestant3,63318
Other1,2027
Black Protestant5104
None24,427-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
San Patricio County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
San Patricio County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Patricio County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

27.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

15.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Portland:

49.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Portland:

34.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Portland:

57.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Portland, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$114,807$57,40410$3,392
Firefighters 14$60,022$51,4471$345
Parks and Recreation 11$34,031$37,12535$20,666
Police - Other 11$40,886$44,6030$0
Sewerage 8$28,671$43,0070$0
Streets and Highways 7$24,631$42,2250$0
Water Supply 5$15,020$36,0480$0
Other and Unallocable 5$17,196$41,2700$0
Other Government Administration 4$24,035$72,10510$2,330
Financial Administration 4$19,109$57,3270$0
Local Libraries 4$13,815$41,4454$2,856
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,198$44,7920$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,712$34,2721$1,630
Fire - Other 1$2,818$33,8160$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 103$411,951$47,99461$31,219

Portland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,158,000 ($66.99)
    Regular Highways: $960,000 ($55.53)
    Water Utilities: $700,000 ($40.49)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,184,000 ($184.18)
    Police Protection: $2,792,000 ($161.51)
    General - Other: $1,988,000 ($115.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,248,000 ($72.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,245,000 ($72.02)
    Central Staff Services: $907,000 ($52.47)
    Sewerage: $792,000 ($45.81)
    Regular Highways: $531,000 ($30.72)
    Libraries: $406,000 ($23.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $337,000 ($19.49)
    Financial Administration: $329,000 ($19.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $144,000 ($8.33)
    Health - Other: $88,000 ($5.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $575,000 ($33.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $103,000 ($5.96)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($5.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($1.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($0.64)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.52)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,169,000 ($299.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $380,000 ($21.98)

Portland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,609,000 ($150.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $822,000 ($47.55)
    Other: $322,000 ($18.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $301,000 ($17.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $472,000 ($27.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000 ($11.11)
    Interest Earnings: $131,000 ($7.58)
    Sale of Property: $117,000 ($6.77)
    Special Assessments: $105,000 ($6.07)
    Royalties: $18,000 ($1.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($0.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,236,000 ($187.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $287,000 ($16.60)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($0.87)
    Other: $13,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $4,554,000 ($263.43)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,404,000 ($196.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,010,000 ($58.43)
    Other License: $307,000 ($17.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $267,000 ($15.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.12)

Portland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,967,000 ($1559.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,646,000 ($1483.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,691,000 ($213.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,370,000 ($137.10)

Portland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,268,000 ($304.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,716,000 ($677.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $745,000 ($43.10)

8.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nueces County, TX  2.63% ($43,982 average AGI)
from Aransas County, TX  0.73% ($40,385)
from Harris County, TX  0.31% ($61,063)


8.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nueces County, TX  2.61% ($45,957 average AGI)
to Aransas County, TX  0.72% ($47,538)
to Bexar County, TX  0.49% ($44,128)
Businesses in Portland, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Popeyes1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Starbucks1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KEYS (1440 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:

  • KCCG (107.3 FM; INGLESIDE, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KPUS (104.5 FM; GREGORY, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJR (105.5 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KKPN (102.3 FM; ROCKPORT, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSGR (91.1 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portland:

  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KTOV-LP (Channel 7; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KCRP-CA (Channel 41; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPX-CA (Channel 14; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21GM (Channel 21; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • K68DJ (Channel 68; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • K47DF (Channel 47; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KINE-LP (Channel 44; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Portland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.7mTotal length
  • $26,000Total costs
  • 185,190Total average daily traffic
  • 12,767Total average daily truck traffic
  • 206,880Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Portland, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Portland, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Portland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4 Mi S Of Taft Off Fm 893 (Lat: 27.923083 Lon: -97.408611), Call Sign: KGX624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.275 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/20/2022, Registrant: Centronix Communications, 1925 N. Lexington Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78409, Phone: (361) 289-1150, Fax: (361) 289-0556, Email:
  • Lat: 27.880556 Lon: -97.303028, Call Sign: WPWP879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.462 MHz, 456.662 MHz, Grant Date: 01/02/2003, Expiration Date: 01/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2013, Certifier: Jeff Smelser, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 27.888889 Lon: -97.281389, Call Sign: WQVF866,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.400 MHz, 456.875 MHz, 457.100 MHz, 463.425 MHz, 467.025 MHz, 468.500 MHz, 468.800 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 469.337 MHz, 469.462 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/29/2025, Certifier: Tim Vanlandingham, Registrant: Centronix, 1925 N. Lexington Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78409, Phone: (361) 289-1150, Fax: (361) 289-0556, Email:
  • Lat: 27.888889 Lon: -97.281389, Call Sign: WQZW445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 452.175 MHz, 452.862 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 457.175 MHz, 457.862 MHz, 461.575 MHz, 464.162 MHz, 466.575 MHz, 469.162 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2017, Expiration Date: 08/19/2027, Certifier: Richard K Baird, Registrant: Centronix, 1925 N. Lexington Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78409, Phone: (361) 289-1150, Fax: (361) 289-0556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portland)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 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 ORIGINATED93$157,68858$171,577134$149,69417$24,2621$158,59016$86,2330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$73,1206$180,73011$135,3825$57,2580$01$63,0900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$200,94312$167,61852$142,96420$33,8600$010$100,2932$2,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$148,66810$137,31058$133,6384$86,6150$010$86,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$180,8282$36,9700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.01 , 0106.02, 0106.03, 0106.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$143,0896$192,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$407,9961$158,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$544,9301$222,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$52,0900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.01 , 0106.02, 0106.03, 0106.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portland, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portland, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 62 took place in 2013, and the least - 17 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Portland, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.3%), and Structure Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Portland, TX
    • 32646.3%Outside Fires
    • 24735.1%Structure Fires
    • 10615.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 253.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portland, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Texas:

  • Days Inn Portland/Courpus Christi, 1703 N Hwy 181, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 643-2222, Fax: (361) 643-1925
  • Hampton Inn Portland, 1705 N Hwy 181, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 777-1500, Fax: (361) 777-1600
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 220 Reliant Dr, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 777-1100, Fax: (361) 777-2700
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Portland, TX, 201 Buddy Ganem Dr, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 777-2777, Fax: (361) 777-2999
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Corpus Christi Portland, 109 Esplanade Dr, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 777-2003, Fax: (361) 777-2004
  • Best Western Plus Northshore Inn, 1707 N Hwy 181, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 777-3100, Fax: (361) 777-1700
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland, TX, 139 Buddy Ganem Dr, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (361) 643-1000, Fax: (361) 643-1000
  • Country Inn, 1705 ,N US-181, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (800) 967-9033, Fax: (361) 777-0004
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Portland TX, 1801 US Hwy 181, Portland, Texas 78374 , Phone: (800) 445-8667, Fax: (361) 777-1600
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Portland, TX
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Portland, TX
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 19.8%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Portland compared to Texas state average:

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