StatisticFar SouthwestPortlandOregon
Population16,876620,5894,217,737
Population density (sq mi)2,0294,65045
Median age38.936.839.1
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%45%42%
Speak Englishn/a81%85%
Speak Spanishn/a7%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Far Southwest is 56% lower than Portland
  • The median age in Far Southwest is 6% higher than Portland
  • In Far Southwest 84.57% of the population is White
  • In Far Southwest 4.67% of the population is Black
  • In Far Southwest 4.10% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, OR Demographics

      vs

      Far Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceFar SouthwestPortlandOregon
      White84.57%77.73%85.07%
      Black4.67%5.71%1.86%
      Asian4.10%7.58%4.02%
      American Indian0.19%0.69%1.14%
      Native Hawaiian0.09%0.65%0.38%
      Mixed race5.37%5.20%4.41%
      Other race1.02%2.43%3.13%
      In Far Southwest, 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

      Far Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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