Gresham, OR Population

By | June 27, 2019

Population: 90,205. Estimated population in July 2020: 96,072 (+6.5% change)
Males: 44,593 (49.4%), Females: 45,612 (50.6%)

Multnomah County

Zip codes: 97030, 97080.

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $43,442
Median house value: $159,700

Races in Gresham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.9%)
  • Hispanic (11.9%)
  • Other race (7.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.8%), United States (5.7%), Norwegian (4.7%), Italian (4.0%).

Elevation: 323 feet

Land area: 22.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gresham

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gresham city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

13.1% Foreign born (7.4% Latin America, 2.5% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +21,721 (+31.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gresham:

  • LEGACY MOUNT HOOD MEDICAL CENTER (24800 SE STARK STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gresham:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gresham:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 12 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 53 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 57 miles; SALEM, OR; Abbreviation: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gresham:

  • PORTLAND-TROUTDALE (about 4 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: TTD)
  • GROVE FIELD (about 9 miles; CAMAS, WA; Abbreviation: 1W1)
  • EVERGREEN FIELD (about 10 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Abbreviation: 59S)
Amtrak stations near Gresham:

  • 15 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)
  • 17 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Gresham:

  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,867; Location: 26000 SE STARK ST; Public; Website: www.mhcc.cc.or.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gresham:

  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 22 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)

Schools

Public high schools in Gresham:

  • GRESHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,868; Location: 1200 N MAIN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,842; Location: 3505 SE 182ND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SAM BARLOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,808; Location: 5105 SE 302ND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRINGWATER TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 1440 SE FLEMING AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALPHA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 876 NE 8TH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CENTER FOR ADVANCED LEARNING (Location: 1484 NW CIVIC DR; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high school in Gresham:

  • PACIFIC VIEW ALTERNATIVE SCHOO (Students: 25; Location: 4101 NE DIVISION; Grades: 7 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Gresham:

  • GORDON RUSSELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 846; Location: 3625 E POWELL VALLEY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLEAR CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 219 NE 219TH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DEXTER MCCARTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 1400 SE 5TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH GRESHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 1001 SE 217TH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST ORIENT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 29805 SE ORIENT DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 295 NE 24TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BUTLER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 2789 SW BUTLER RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EAST GRESHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 900 SE 5TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 2505 NE 23RD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • POWELL VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 4825 E POWELL VALLEY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Gresham:

  • PORTLAND ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY (Students: 411; Location: 3990 NW FIRST STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 5001 WEST POWELL BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MOUNT HOOD CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 2500 SE PALMBLAD RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • THE PHONICS PHACTORY (Students: 176; Location: 3445 SE HILLYARD RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 4096 NE 3RD ST; Grades: KG – 8)