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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Portland OR General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||609,456||3,930,065|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||583,786||3,831,073|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||4.4%||2.6%|
|Population, 2010 ||583,776||3,831,074|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.0%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||19.1%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||10.4%||13.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.5%||50.5% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||76.1%||83.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||6.3%||1.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.0%||1.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||7.1%||3.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.3%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||4.7%||3.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||9.4%||11.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||72.2%||78.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||79.4%||82.0%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||13.8%||9.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||18.9%||14.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||90.5%||89.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||43.8%||29.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||33,951||323,205|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||24.4||22.5|
|Housing units, 2010 ||265,439||1,675,562|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||53.4%||62.0%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||38.1%||23.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$284,900||$238,000|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||250,133||1,516,456|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.31||2.49|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$31,839||$26,809|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$52,657||$50,229|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||17.8%||16.2%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||65,465||348,154|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.1%||1.2%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||0.8%||1.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||6.7%||3.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||0.2%||0.2%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.0%||3.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.9%||29.8% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||8,434,554||66,880,653|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||20,566,437||51,910,777|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||8,174,115||50,370,919|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$14,950||$13,494|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,842,443||7,555,764|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||133.43||95,988.01|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,375.2||39.9|
|FIPS Code ||59000||41|
|Counties ||Clackamas County|
| Multnomah County|
| Washington County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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