Portland, Connecticut Population 2021

9,213
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Portland is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Portland has a 2020 population of 9,213. Portland is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,499 in 2010. Portland reached it's highest population of 9,499 in 2010.

The average household income in Portland is $121,043 with a poverty rate of 6.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,115 per month, and the median house value is $252,600. The median age in Portland is 46.4 years, 45.3 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Portland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portland was:

  • White: 97.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Portland, Connecticut is 9,213 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,499.

Portland, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,08497.45%
Two or More Races840.90%
Asian640.69%
Some Other Race620.67%
Black or African American280.30%
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Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid $2021

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Portland Median Age

46.4


Total

45.3


Male

47.6


Female

Portland Adults

There are 7,329 adults, (1,783 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

4,944

53.04%

Male

4,378

46.96%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.6%3.4%
All82.5%17.5%
Male79.9%20.1%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female55.6%44.4%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7412.4682.5
Married1,9083.1596.6
Non Family1,3001.2469.4
Female3543.0255.6
Male1792.7479.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Portland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1101.63%
9th to 12th Grade3334.93%
High School Graduate1,94528.80%
Some College1,07215.87%
Associates Degree77211.43%
Bachelors Degree1,52522.58%
Graduate Degree99614.75%
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Portland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,5286,1202,458
Hispanic14411046
2+ Races634420
Other Race4545
Asian393913
Black18174

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.65%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,584$67,727$50,455
Less Than 9th Grade$27,353$26,434$60,859
High School Graduate$54,688$63,153$31,089
Some College$51,134$63,475$38,884
Bachelors Degree$93,319$106,170$66,667
Graduate Degree$80,865$167,596$67,159

$60,584

Average Earnings

$67,727

Average Male

$50,455

Average Female

Portland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portland Language by Age

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Portland Language

96.70% of Portland residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8586217.01%
Hispanic259114.25%
Other621117.74%
Black2813.57%

6.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

6.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Other, with 17.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Black, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.43%.

Portland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.40%
Some College8.35%
Less Than 9th Grade4.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.11%
Male Employed4.50%
Female Employed3.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,292$121,043
Families$121,372$147,152
Married Families$134,864-
Non Families$48,281$69,771
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Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Portland Married by Age and Sex

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Portland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Portland Marital Status by Race

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Portland Marital Status

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563

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam177
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War58
Korea33
World War II22

Portland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64163
75+161
65 to 74128
35 to 5458
18 to 3453

Portland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5507.72%
Asian1325.00%

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

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7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

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70.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Portland Employment by Age

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Portland Employment by Race

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Portland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.98%

Born in Portland

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 76.98% having been born in Connecticut. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Portland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,213-27-0.29%
20209,240-27-0.29%
20199,267-27-0.29%
20189,294-28-0.30%
20179,322-27-0.29%
20169,349-21-0.22%
20159,370-66-0.70%
20149,436-15-0.16%
20139,451-29-0.31%
20129,480-19-0.20%
20119,4990.00%
20109,4990.00%

Portland Population by Year