StatisticGovernment IslandPortlandOregon
Population density (sq mi)644,65045
Median age52.536.839.1
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1824%45%42%
Speak Englishn/a81%85%
Speak Spanishn/a7%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Government Island is 99% lower than Portland
  • The median age in Government Island is 43% higher than Portland
  • In Government Island 80.96% of the population is White
  • In Government Island 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Government Island 14.36% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, OR Demographics


      Government Island population breakdown by race

      RaceGovernment IslandPortlandOregon
      American Indian3.02%0.69%1.14%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.65%0.38%
      Mixed race1.67%5.20%4.41%
      Other race0.00%2.43%3.13%
      In Government Island, 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

      Government Island age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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