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May 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   NUIFC Metro Data   |   0 Comment»
 

Portland, OR-WA*
2006-2008


American Indian** Non-Hispanic White*** Total
Population 58,730 1,696,749 2,166,809
% of Total Population 2.7% 78.3%
American Indian Tribes Specified %
Cherokee 4.0%
Chippewa 2.2%
Other Tribes 93.9%
Age Distribution %:
Under Age 18 33.0% 21.5% 24.3%
Age 18 to 34 26.6% 21.7% 23.0%
Age 35 to 64 36.4% 44.8% 42.2%
Age 65 and over 3.9% 12.1% 10.5%
All Ages 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Education Attainment % (Age 25+):
High school graduate or higher 64.0% 93.1% 89.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 14.6% 34.3% 32.6%
Graduate or professional degree 4.7% 12.3% 11.6%
Residence 1 Year Ago %:
Different house in the U.S. 24.9% 16.9% 17.7%
Different county 8.1% 7.3% 7.3%
Different state 3.5% 3.8% 3.9%
Employment Status % (Age 16+):
In Labor Force 69.8% 68.5% 69.1%
Unemployment Rate**** 9.8% 6.0% 6.3%
Income in Last 12 months:
Median Household Income $36,067 $59,819 $57,223
Median Family Income $36,590 $74,232 $69,888
Income Assistance
% of Households with Income from:
Cash Public Assistance 4.8% 2.3% 2.5%
Food Stamps 18.8% 7.4% 8.7%
Poverty Rate %:
All Individuals 26.5% 8.9% 11.4%
Individuals Under Age 18 36.1% 9.5% 14.7%
Housing Tenure %:
Owner Occupied 41.3% 68.0% 65.0%
Renter Occupied 58.7% 32.0% 35.0%
Median Value of Owner Occupied Home $241,600 $296,400 $292,900
Housing Unit Characteristics %:
More than 1.01 Persons Per Room 9.9% 1.3% 2.5%
Housing Costs as % of Income:
% Owners paying over 30% of Income 48.9% 38.6% 40.2%
% Renters paying over 30% of Income 56.2% 47.0% 48.7%

 

* Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
** Note: Figures for American Indians include American Indians Alone or in combination with other races.
***Note: Figures for non-Hispanic whites do not include persons who claim more than one race.
**** The denominator for the unemployment rate is the total civilian labor force population age 16 and over.

Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey


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