Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR

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2021 Population
124,546
0.845% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
38.7
0.781% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
9.22%
3.91% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$82,222
7.76% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$557,500
5.07% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
71,512
0.914% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR had a population of 125k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $82,222.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.14%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%).

12.3% of the households in Portland City (Central East) 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.

96.8% of the residents in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are Concorde Career College-Portland (302 degrees awarded in 2021), Carrington College-Portland (215 degrees), and Western Seminary (160 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was $557,500, and the homeownership rate was 51.8%.

Most people in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR is home to a population of 125k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2021, 8.32% of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2021, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.74k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.22k 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 Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are Spanish (5,028 households), Vietnamese (1,837 households), and Japanese (1,001 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
62,106
Women
49.8%
62,482
Men
50.2%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 124,588 inhabitants, with 50.2% men, and 49.8% women.

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Citizenship

96.8%
2021 Citizenship
96.4%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.8% of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.1k ± 2.48k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.74k ± 951
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.22k ± 914
8.05%
Hispanic Population
10k people

In 2021, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.74k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.22k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.05% of the people in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are hispanic (10k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    1,425 ± 921 people
  2. Mexico
    863 ± 719 people
  3. China
    786 ± 686 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,425 Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR residents, followed by Mexico with 863 and China with 786.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.32%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
8.78%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11k people

As of 2021, 8.32% of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR residents (10.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,028 households (4.2%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,837 households (1.53%)
  3. Japanese
    1,001 households (0.835%)

12.3% of the households in Portland City (Central East) 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was Spanish. 4.2% of the households in Portland City (Central East) 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
    1,773 ± 317
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,111 ± 284
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    599 ± 156

Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR employs 71.5k people. The largest industries in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are Restaurants & Food Services (4,628 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,582 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,769 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($201,073), Air transportation ($172,097), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($166,806).

Males in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $72,051. The income inequality in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,691
Women
49.5%
36,481
Men
50.5%

The workforce of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR in 2020 was 72,172 people, with 49.5% woman, and 50.5% men.

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Occupations

71.5k
2021 Value
−0.914%
1 Year decline
± −0.914%

In 2021, there were 71.5k employees (± 0) in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, are Other managers (2,410 people), Software developers (1,754 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,698 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

71.5k
2021 Value
−0.914%
1 Year decline
± −0.914%

In 2021, there were 71.5k employees (± 0) in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,628 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,582 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,769 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, though some of these residents may live in Portland City (Central East) 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

$54,470
Median earning men ± $1,784
$45,557
Median earning women ± $2,184

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($83,889), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,025), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,819).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,289), Manufacturing ($64,020), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,496).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.1B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $13.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($18.8B) and Wood prods. ($13.9B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$183B
2020 Value in Oregon
$358B
Projected 2050 Value in Oregon
95.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oregon trade was $183B. This is expected to increase 95.4% to $358B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $33.6B
  2. $27.6B
  3. $6.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $33.6B, followed by California with $27.6B and Texas and $6.1B.

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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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR awarded 1,134 degrees. The student population of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,019 male students and 1,742 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are White (546 and 48.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (242 and 21.5%), Unknown (135 and 12%), and Black or African American (73 and 6.48%).

The largest universities in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR by number of degrees awarded are Concorde Career College-Portland (302 and 26.6%), Carrington College-Portland (215 and 19%), and Western Seminary (160 and 14.1%).

The most popular majors in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR are Medical Assistant (208 and 18.3%), Massage Therapy (132 and 11.6%), and Dental Assisting (128 and 11.3%).

The median tuition cost in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR for private four year colleges is $15,690.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 2,761 (36.9% men and 63.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 2,761 students enrolled in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, 36.9% men and 63.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,435 records, of which 58.2% were women and 41.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2021, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was Dental Assisting with 44 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 302 degrees awarded
  2. 215 degrees awarded
  3. 160 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Concorde Career College-Portland with 302 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 290 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR, which is 0.344 times less than the 844 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 546 degrees mean that there were 2.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 242 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 ($15,690) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($960) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($924) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.453% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.828% 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 Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (39.1k), Graduate Degree (24.2k), and Some college (19.5k).

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The median property value in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was $557,500 in 2021, which is 2.28 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $530,600 to $557,500, a 5.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR is 51.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR is $82,222. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville & Canby Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $106,290, followed by Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Tigard, Tualatin & Sherwood Cities PUMA, OR, with respective values of $100,556 and $93,230.

Property

$557,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$12,322
$28,830
Median Property Taxes
±$1,189

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Rent vs Own

51.8%
Homeownership
N/A
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In N/A, 51.8% of the housing units in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville & Canby Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $106,290, followed by Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Tigard, Tualatin & Sherwood Cities PUMA, OR, with respective values of $100,556 and $93,230.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$82,222
Median Household Income
± $3,193
57.6k
Number of Households
± 1,781

In 2021, the median household income of the 57.6k households in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was $82,222.

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Wage Distribution

0.454
2021 Wage GINI in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR

In 2021, the income inequality in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.506% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (48.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.1%)
  3. Public Transit (10.5%)

In 2021, 48.6% of workers in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.5%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR (11.4k out of 123k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95% of the population of Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 9.76% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.908% 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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.2% under 18 years, 26.6% between 18 and 34 years, 44.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.04%
Uninsured
58.4%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
9.76%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
0.908%
Military or VA

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