Portland demographics profile

StatisticPortlandOregonNational
Population585,8883,836,628309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)4,3904190
Median age36.038.437.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%56%
Speak English81%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%

Did you know?

  • The population density in Portland is 10634% higher than Oregon.
  • The median age in Portland is 6% lower than Oregon.
  • In Portland 77.52% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Portland 6.47% of the population is African American.
  • In Portland 7.24% of the population is Asian.
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Portland population breakdown by race

RacePortlandOregonNational
Caucasian77.52%85.30%74.17%
African American6.47%1.81%12.56%
Asian7.24%3.74%4.81%
American Indian0.79%1.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.58%0.37%0.17%
Mixed race4.28%3.65%2.68%
Other race3.12%3.76%4.79%
In Portland, 9.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Portland, OR demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.