StatisticPearl DistrictPortlandOregon
Population5,591620,5894,217,737
Population density (sq mi)7,8614,65045
Median age39.336.839.1
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1818%45%42%
Speak Englishn/a81%85%
Speak Spanishn/a7%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Pearl District is 69% higher than Portland
  • The median age in Pearl District is 7% higher than Portland
  • In Pearl District 85.79% of the population is White
  • In Pearl District 3.26% of the population is Black
  • In Pearl District 5.95% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, OR Demographics

      vs

      Pearl District population breakdown by race

      RacePearl DistrictPortlandOregon
      White85.79%77.73%85.07%
      Black3.26%5.71%1.86%
      Asian5.95%7.58%4.02%
      American Indian0.08%0.69%1.14%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.65%0.38%
      Mixed race4.20%5.20%4.41%
      Other race0.72%2.43%3.13%
      In Pearl District, 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

      Pearl District age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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