StatisticBoisePortlandOregon
Population7,397620,5894,217,737
Population density (sq mi)4,5654,65045
Median age34.436.839.1
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%42%
Speak Englishn/a81%85%
Speak Spanishn/a7%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Boise is 2% lower than Portland
  • The median age in Boise is 6% lower than Portland
  • In Boise 71.61% of the population is White
  • In Boise 18.35% of the population is Black
  • In Boise 2.82% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, OR Demographics

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      Boise population breakdown by race

      RaceBoisePortlandOregon
      White71.61%77.73%85.07%
      Black18.35%5.71%1.86%
      Asian2.82%7.58%4.02%
      American Indian0.15%0.69%1.14%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.65%0.38%
      Mixed race5.63%5.20%4.41%
      Other race1.43%2.43%3.13%
      In Boise, 9.7% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Boise age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Boise, Portland, OR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).