Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR

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2022 Population
117,261
1.17% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38
0.529% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
2.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$88,162
9.89% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$492,500
12% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
62,313
1.06% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR had a population of 117k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $88,162. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR declined from 118,647 to 117,261, a −1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,230 to $88,162, a 9.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.66%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%).

16.8% of the households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are Reed College (302 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was $492,500, and the homeownership rate was 58.6%.

Most people in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR is home to a population of 117k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.9% of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR residents were born outside of the country (14k people).

In 2022, there were 7.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.6k people) in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.98k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are Spanish (5,882 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,150 households), and Vietnamese (3,043 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,957
Women
50.1%
58,833
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 117,790 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.4%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.4% of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    83.6k ± 2.76k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 931
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.98k ± 803
9.4%
Hispanic Population
11k people

In 2022, there were 7.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.6k people) in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.98k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.4% of the people in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are hispanic (11k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    3,072 ± 1,343 people
  2. China
    2,562 ± 1,229 people
  3. Mexico
    1,820 ± 1,039 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was Vietnam, the natal country of 3,072 Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR residents, followed by China with 2,562 and Mexico with 1,820.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14k people
12.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15k people

As of 2022, 11.9% of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR residents (14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was 12.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,882 households (5.24%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,150 households (2.81%)
  3. Vietnamese
    3,043 households (2.71%)

16.8% of the households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was Spanish. 5.24% of the households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,343 ± 241
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,056 ± 318
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    644 ± 215

Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR employs 62.3k people. The largest industries in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are Restaurants & Food Services (4,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,591 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,119 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($297,516), Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate ($203,572), and Automotive equipment rental & leasing ($176,496).

Males in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,724. The income inequality in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,567
Women
48.7%
33,311
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR in 2020 was 64,878 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

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Occupations

62.3k
2022 Value
−1.06%
1 Year decline
± −1.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR declined at a rate of −1.06%, from 63k employees to 62.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, are Other managers (1,956 people), Registered nurses (1,607 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,508 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.3k
2022 Value
−1.06%
1 Year decline
± −1.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR declined at a rate of −1.06%, from 63k employees to 62.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,591 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,119 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, though some of these residents may live in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,653
Median earning men ± $2,866
$47,144
Median earning women ± $2,039

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($90,284), Public Administration ($86,955), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($86,394), Information ($67,998), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,217).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.87%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.97M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.87% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oregon went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.75%).

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR awarded 302 degrees. The student population of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 646 male students and 888 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are White (169 and 62.8%), followed by Asian (35 and 13%), Two or More Races (31 and 11.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 7.43%).

The largest universities in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR by number of degrees awarded are Reed College (302 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR are General Political Science & Government (26 and 8.61%), Experimental Psychology (20 and 6.62%), and General English Language & Literature (18 and 5.96%).

The median tuition cost in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR for private four year colleges is $64,450.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 30.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,534 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,534 students enrolled in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 920 records, of which 56% were women and 44% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was General English Language & Literature with 18 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
302 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Reed College with 302 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 138 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR, which is 0.841 times less than the 164 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 169 degrees mean that there were 4.83 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 35 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($64,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($310) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.41% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.58% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (27.1k), Some college (21.4k), and Graduate Degree (17.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was $492,500 in 2022, which is 1.75 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $439,800 to $492,500, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR is 58.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR is $88,162. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was Clackamas County (Northwest)--Lake Oswego, West Linn & Wilsonville Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $120,376, followed by Washington County (West)--Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Washington County (Central)--Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, with respective values of $109,461 and $100,627.

Property

$492,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,511
$28,168
Median Property Taxes
±$1,224

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Rent vs Own

58.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.6% of the housing units in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was Clackamas County (Northwest)--Lake Oswego, West Linn & Wilsonville Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $120,376, followed by Washington County (West)--Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Washington County (Central)--Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, with respective values of $109,461 and $100,627.

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Household Income

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$88,162
Median Household Income
± $4,739
48.1k
Number of Households
± 1,744

In 2022, the median household income of the 48.1k households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR grew to $88,162 from the previous year's value of $80,230.

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Wage Distribution

0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR

In 2022, the income inequality in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.11% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.2%)
  3. Public Transit (9%)

In 2022, 53.1% of workers in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.2%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9%).

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR (13.8k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR has health coverage, with 55.9% on employee plans, 16.2% on Medicaid, 8.43% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.883% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Oregon see 1062 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1062 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1212 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 165 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,062 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oregon

Primary care physicians in Oregon see an average of 1,062 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,062 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.9% under 18 years, 24.9% between 18 and 34 years, 44.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.93%
Uninsured
55.9%
Employer Coverage
16.2%
Medicaid
8.43%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
0.883%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Multnomah County--Portland City (Southeast) PUMA, OR declined by 7.92% from 7.52% to 6.93%.

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