Statistic Portland Oregon National
Population 650,380 4,217,737 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 4,873 45 91
Median age 37.5 39.1 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 45% 55% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 44% 42% 43%
Speak English 81% 85% 79%
Speak Spanish 6% 9% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Portland is 10730% higher than Oregon
  • The median age in Portland is 4% lower than Oregon
  • In Portland 75.32% of the population is White
  • In Portland 5.89% of the population is Black
  • In Portland 8.65% of the population is Asian

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      Portland population breakdown by race

      Race Portland Oregon National
      White 75.32% 85.07% 73.35%
      Black 5.89% 1.86% 12.63%
      Asian 8.65% 4.02% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.80% 1.14% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.66% 0.38% 0.18%
      Mixed race 6.37% 4.41% 3.06%
      Other race 2.31% 3.13% 4.75%
      In Portland, 9.8% 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 American Community Survey (ACS).