Portland, OR Population

By | June 27, 2019

Population: 529,121. Estimated population in July 2020: 533,427 (+0.8% change)
Males: 261,565 (49.4%), Females: 267,556 (50.6%)

The city of Portland is located in Multnomah County, Oregon. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Oregon, including top 10 cities by population and area of Oregon.

Zip codes: 97201, 97202, 97203, 97204, 97205, 97206, 97209, 97210, 97211, 97212, 97213, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97217, 97218, 97219, 97220, 97221, 97222, 97223, 97224, 97225, 97227, 97229, 97230, 97231, 97232, 97233, 97236, 97266, 97267.

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $40,146
Median house value: $154,900

Races in Portland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.8%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Vietnamese (2.0%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (12.2%), English (11.7%), Norwegian (4.5%), United States (3.8%), Italian (3.7%).

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 134.3 square miles

Map of Portland, OR

Population

For population 25 years and over in Portland

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

13.0% Foreign born (5.0% Asia, 3.3% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +41,272 (+8.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Portland:

  • ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER (10123 SE MARKET)
  • EASTMORELAND HOSPITAL (2900 SE STEELE STREET)
  • LEGACY EMANUEL HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (2801 NO GANTENBEIN AVENUE)
  • LEGACY GOOD SAMARITAN HOSP & MED CTR (1015 NW 22ND AVE)
  • OHSU HOSPITAL AND CLINICS AND DOERNBEC (3181 SW SAM JACKSON PARK ROAD)
  • PROVIDENCE PORTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (4805 NE GLISAN)
  • PROVIDENCE ST VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER (9205 SW BARNES ROAD)
  • WOODLAND PARK HOSPITAL (10300 NE HANCOCK ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portland:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 6 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 42 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 50 miles; SALEM, OR; Abbreviation: SLE)

Other public-use airports nearest to Portland:

  • PORTLAND DOWNTOWN (about 2 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: 61J)
  • PEARSON FIELD (about 7 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Abbreviation: VUO)
  • EVERGREEN FIELD (about 11 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Abbreviation: 59S)
Amtrak station:
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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Portland:

  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 13,255; Location: PO BOX 751; Public; Website: www.oirp.pdx.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 12,132; Location: PO Box 19000; Public; Website: www.pcc.edu)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,795; Location: 0615 S W PALATINE HILL RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (Full-time enrollment: 2,683; Location: 5000 N WILLAMETTE BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.up.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • OREGON HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,683; Location: 3181 SW SAM JACKSON PK RD, L109; Public; Website: www.ohsu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • REED COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,336; Location: 3203 SE WOODSTOCK BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.reed.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 942; Location: 2811 NE HOLMAN; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cu-portland.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MULTNOMAH BIBLE COLLEGE AND BIBLICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 737; Location: 8435 NE GLISAN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.multnomah.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • THE ART INSTITUTE OF PORTLAND (Full-time enrollment: 588; Location: 2000 SW FIFTH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aipd.artinstitutes.edu)
  • WARNER PACIFIC COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 580; Location: 2219 SE 68TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.warnerpacific.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NATIONAL COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 571; Location: 049 SW PORTER; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ncnm.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • WESTERN CULINARY INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 568; Location: 1316 SW 13TH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: westernculinary.com)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 469; Location: 6035 NE 78TH CT; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • CONCORDE CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 453; Location: 1827 NE 44TH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concordecareercolleges.com)
  • WESTERN BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 449; Location: 425 SW WASHINGTON; Private, for-profit)
  • WESTERN SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 403; Location: 5511 SE HAWTHORNE BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • APOLLO COLLEGE-PORTLAND INC (Full-time enrollment: 382; Location: 2600 SE 98TH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.apollocollege.com)
  • WESTERN STATES CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 363; Location: 2900 NE 132ND AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: wschiro.edu)
  • LINFIELD COLLEGE-PORTLAND CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 320; Location: 2215 NW NORTHRUP ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.linfield.edu/portland)
  • CASCADE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 312; Location: 9101 E BURNSIDE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cascade.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Portland:

  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 9 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRESHAM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,867)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SALEM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,253)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; SALEM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,325)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 50 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)

Biggest public high schools in Portland:

  • DAVID DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,569; Location: 1001 SE 135TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,339; Location: 4200 NW 185TH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SUNSET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,923; Location: 13840 NW CORNELL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GRANT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,835; Location: 2245 NE 36TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,580; Location: 1151 SW VERMONT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,528; Location: 5405 SE WOODWARD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BENSON POLYTECHNIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,498; Location: 546 NE 12TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,483; Location: 1600 SW SALMON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,388; Location: 3400 SE 26TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MADISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,194; Location: 2735 NE 82ND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Portland:

  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 2401 SE STARK STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • OREGON EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 6300 SW NICOL ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE CATLIN GABEL SCHOOL (Students: 676; Location: 8825 SOUTHWEST BARNES ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 12456 NE SAN RAFAEL ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST MARY S ACADEMY (Students: 527; Location: 1615 SW FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • PORTLAND LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 740 SE 182ND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FRANCISCAN MONT. EARTH SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 14750 SE CLINTON; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BIBLE TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 9200 NORTHEAST FREMONT; Grades: KG – 12)
  • PORTLAND ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 266; Location: 1500 SOUTHEAST 96TH AVE.; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 265; Location: 413 NE 91ST AVE; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Portland:

  • STOLLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,058; Location: 14141 NW LAIDLAW RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CEDAR PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 989; Location: 11100 SW PARKWAY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTENNIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 971; Location: 17650 SE BROOKLYN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WEST SYLVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 897; Location: 8111 SW WEST SLOPE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PARKROSE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 876; Location: 11800 NE SHAVER ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAUTON B LEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 1121 NE 172ND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FLOYD LIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 771; Location: 10800 SE WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 768; Location: 10625 SW 35TH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 742; Location: 13200 SE LINCOLN ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MT TABOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 5800 SE ASH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Portland:

  • HOLY REDEEMER AREA SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 127 N PORTLAND BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WEST HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 7945 SW CAPITOL HILL RD.; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY S SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 12645 S W PACIFIC HWY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 601 NE 39TH; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FRENCH AMERICAN SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 8500 NW JOHNSON ST; Grades: PK – 7)
  • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN ELEM SCH (Students: 295; Location: 11845 SE MARKET ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • PORTLAND WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 109 NE 50TH AVE; Grades: PK – 9)
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 1260 NW SALTZMAN ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN FISHER SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 7101 SW 46TH AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ARCHBISHOP HOWARD SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 5309 NE ALAMEDA; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Portland:

  • MULTNOMAH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,100,726; Location: 205 NE RUSSELL; 1,400,021 books; 140,731 audio materials; 87,763 video materials; 5,019 serial subscriptions)
  • CEDAR MILL COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,647,698; Location: 12505 NW CORNELL RD; 127,872 books; 9,450 audio materials; 8,803 video materials; 361 serial subscriptions)
  • GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $150,517; Location: 7475 SW OLESON RD; 10,388 books; 287 audio materials; 1,262 video materials; 45 serial subscriptions)