Multnomah County, Oregon Population 2018

Multnomah County, Oregon's estimated population is 807,555 with a growth rate of 3.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Multnomah County, Oregon is the 1st largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017807,55529,3623.77%
2016778,193-23,346-2.91%
2016801,53911,2341.42%
2015790,30512,8871.66%
2014777,41811,9411.56%
2013765,4776,9630.92%
2012758,51410,6681.43%
2011747,84610,6641.45%
2010737,182153,29526.25%
1990583,88721,2473.78%
1980562,6405,9731.07%
1970556,66733,8546.48%
1960522,81351,27610.87%
1950471,537116,43832.79%
1940355,09916,8584.98%
1930338,24162,34322.60%
1920275,89849,63721.94%
1910226,261123,094119.32%
1900103,16728,28337.77%
189074,88449,681197.12%
188025,20313,693118.97%
187011,5107,360177.35%
18604,1500.00%

Multnomah County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White608,567
Asian53,626
Black or African American42,317
Two or More Races40,617
Some Other Race22,041
American Indian and Alaska Native6,142
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,883

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Multnomah County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Multnomah County, Oregon Median Age

36.7


Total

36.3


Male

37


Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Adults

There are 624,889 adults, (92,605 of which are seniors) in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Multnomah County, Oregon Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Multnomah County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

393,017

50.50%

Male

385,176

49.50%

Multnomah County, Oregon Households and Families

Multnomah County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Multnomah County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All53.8%46.2%
Male47.5%52.5%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family38.4%61.6%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Multnomah County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All313,1812.4353.8
Non Family141,6311.4538.4
Married125,3743.1975.1
Female33,1003.3542.1
Male13,0763.3447.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Multnomah County, Oregon Households

Multnomah County, Oregon Education

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22,6484.06%
9th to 12th Grade29,3795.27%
High School Graduate98,41717.65%
Some College127,74022.90%
Associates Degree41,5027.44%
Bachelors Degree144,51825.91%
Graduate Degree93,52316.77%

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White425,798404,487201,969
Hispanic45,89330,1499,913
Asian38,21629,19613,760
Black26,46022,9545,481
Multiple Races17,98016,2886,906
Other Race12,9327,7792,013
Native American3,9733,122619
Islander2,8562,303379

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.43%.

Multnomah County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,283$40,457$32,238
Less Than High School$20,367$23,101$16,656
High School Grad$27,081$30,043$23,898
Some College$31,122$34,421$27,063
Bachelors Degree$42,425$50,692$37,061
Graduate Degree$62,728$72,957$55,743

$36,283

Average Earnings

$40,457

Average Male

$32,238

Average Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

Multnomah County, Oregon Language by Age

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

80.27% of Multnomah County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 19.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White543,51369,83112.85%
Hispanic84,60926,97231.88%
Black41,28815,58337.74%
Asian52,5318,91216.97%
Multiple39,0638,24821.11%
Other21,5936,76331.32%
Native5,9042,21537.52%
Islander4,7861,51831.72%

17.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is Black, with 37.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is White, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.01%.

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.05%
High School19.03%
Some College15.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.85%

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.51%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed8.47%

Multnomah County, Oregon Income

Multnomah County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,449$79,856
Families$72,348$96,165
Married Families$88,347$113,851
Non Families$39,396$56,708

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Multnomah County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by War

40,939

Number of Veterans

37,545

Male Veterans

3,394

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam15,737
First Gulf War7,010
Second Gulf War5,626
Korea2,941
World War II2,919

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7410,892
35 to 5410,591
55 to 648,169
75+8,100
18 to 343,187

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White35,7887.13%
Black2,2437.21%
Hispanic1,5382.73%
2 or More1,3666.01%
Asian8081.82%
Indian3417.22%
Other2851.81%
Hawaiian1083.02%

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Education

9.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment Status

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment by Age

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment by Race

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Multnomah County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portland 583799639863560649.60%
Gresham10563511152358885.57%
Lake Oswego 367203894522256.06%
Milwaukie 20292209296373.14%
Troutdale15956166176614.14%
Fairview891792903734.18%
Wood Village387840161383.56%
Maywood Park7528287610.11%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990