StatisticPortlandOregonNational
Population620,5894,217,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,6504591
Median age36.839.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%43%
Speak English81%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Portland is 10233% higher than Oregon
  • The median age in Portland is 6% lower than Oregon
  • In Portland 77.73% of the population is White
  • In Portland 5.71% of the population is Black
  • In Portland 7.58% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, OR Demographics

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      Portland population breakdown by race

      RacePortlandOregonNational
      White77.73%85.07%73.35%
      Black5.71%1.86%12.63%
      Asian7.58%4.02%5.22%
      American Indian0.69%1.14%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.65%0.38%0.18%
      Mixed race5.20%4.41%3.06%
      Other race2.43%3.13%4.75%
      In Portland, 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

      Portland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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