Multnomah County, Oregon Population 2019

Multnomah County, Oregon's estimated population is 808,781 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Multnomah County, Oregon is the largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018811,8803,0990.38%
2017808,7815,0400.63%
2016803,74113,5111.71%
2015790,23011,6261.49%
2014778,60411,9551.56%
2013766,6496,4140.84%
2012760,23510,5361.41%
2011749,69912,4081.68%
2010737,291153,40426.27%
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
White613,778
Asian55,519
Black or African American43,115
Two or More Races42,736
Some Other Race21,745
American Indian and Alaska Native6,871
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,695

Multnomah County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2019

Multnomah County, Oregon Median Age

36.8


Total

36.4


Male

37.2


Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Adults

There are 634,229 adults, (96,693 of whom are seniors) in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Multnomah County, Oregon Age Dependency

46.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Multnomah County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

397,917

50.47%

Male

390,542

49.53%

Multnomah County, Oregon Households and Families

Multnomah County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Multnomah County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All54.3%45.7%
Male48%52%
Female43.5%56.5%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All318,1732.4254.3
Non Family144,0971.4538.3
Married128,0373.1875.8
Female32,6773.3343.5
Male13,3623.3448

3.08

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Multnomah County, Oregon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22,8064.01%
9th to 12th Grade28,3764.99%
High School Graduate99,75917.56%
Some College126,11722.19%
Associates Degree42,4807.48%
Bachelors Degree150,50326.48%
Graduate Degree98,21917.28%

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White430,519410,143210,028
Hispanic47,88932,39410,692
Asian40,01031,02615,072
Black27,27623,4995,553
Multiple Races19,20617,4107,431
Other Race12,2157,7291,965
Native American4,4933,637711
Islander2,7832,233420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,491$41,546$33,710
Less Than High School$21,392$24,947$17,367
High School Grad$27,324$30,448$24,153
Some College$31,701$35,221$28,073
Bachelors Degree$45,140$53,105$38,998
Graduate Degree$65,042$74,800$58,526

$37,491

Average Earnings

$41,546

Average Male

$33,710

Average Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

Multnomah County, Oregon Language by Age

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

79.97% of Multnomah County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 20.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.24% of the population.

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White546,85567,90912.42%
Hispanic86,97325,07128.83%
Black42,02615,26536.32%
Asian54,4159,56117.57%
Multiple41,2768,53620.68%
Other21,2105,66126.69%
Native6,6442,05130.87%
Islander4,5751,05022.95%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is Black, with 36.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is White, with 12.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.15%
High School19.37%
Some College14.69%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.00%
Male Unemployed39.64%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed7.82%

Multnomah County, Oregon Income

Multnomah County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,369$83,642
Families$76,557$101,108
Married Families$93,148$119,203
Non Families$41,340$59,111

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans

39,407

Number of Veterans

36,093

Male Veterans

3,314

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,109
First Gulf War7,514
Second Gulf War5,840
Korea2,645
World War II2,428
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410,748
35 to 5410,280
75+7,836
55 to 647,390
18 to 343,153

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White34,5896.81%
Black1,8415.78%
Hispanic1,7042.91%
2 or More1,3265.49%
Asian8581.86%
Indian3506.72%
Other3322.19%
Hawaiian1113.15%

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Education

9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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