Portland, Connecticut Population 2022

5,552
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Portland is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Portland has a 2020 population of 5,552. Portland is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,862 in 2010.

The average household income in Portland is $94,342 with a poverty rate of 9.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,112 per month, and the median house value is $222,900. The median age in Portland is 45.8 years, 43.8 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Portland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portlandwas:

  • White: 92.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Portland, Connecticut is 5,552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,862.

Portland, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,50092.64%
Black or African American601.01%
Asian180.30%
Some Other Race841.41%
Two or More Races2754.63%
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Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2022

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Portland Median Age

39.3


Total

35.7


Male

45.2


Female

Portland Adults

There are 4,737 adults, (1,121 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

3,118

52.52%

Male

2,819

47.48%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.5%4.5%
All77.8%22.2%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female58.4%41.6%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5052.3277.8
Married1,1362.8995.5
Male1013.2868.3
Female3633.0958.4
Non Family9051.1864.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Portland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.05%
9th to 12th Grade2796.38%
High School Graduate1,15026.29%
Some College97922.38%
Associates Degree64514.75%
Bachelors Degree94721.65%
Graduate Degree3287.50%
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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
White4,1693,8991,230
Hispanic15613240
Black49185
2+ Races3939
Other Race6036

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.50%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,871$60,086$42,227
Less Than 9th Grade$31,507$31,615$
High School Graduate$27,122$50,801$25,930
Some College$58,261$66,795$40,313
Bachelors Degree$51,607$83,359$42,184
Graduate Degree$89,028$$87,870

$54,871

Average Earnings

$60,086

Average Male

$42,227

Average Female

Portland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portland Language by Age

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Portland Language

96.00% of Portland residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,32156010.52%
Other12NaN%
Hispanic320123.75%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

11.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is White, with 10.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Hispanic, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.86%.

Portland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.72%
High School13.06%
Some College7.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.48%
Female Unemployed23.08%

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,908$94,837
Families$99,934$110,962
Married Families$130,164-
Non Families$39,542$58,739
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Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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 35-44, 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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347

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War49
Vietnam93
Korea38
World War II9

Portland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3452
35 to 5433
55 to 6467
65 to 7464
75+131

Portland Veterans by Age

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Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

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7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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80.85%

Born in Portland

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.62% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 80.85% having been born in Connecticut. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Portland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105,8620.00%
20116,0091472.51%
20125,911-98-1.63%
20135,628-283-4.79%
20145,63460.11%
20155,619-15-0.27%
20165,607-12-0.21%
20175,595-12-0.21%
20185,572-23-0.41%
20195,552-20-0.36%
20205,5520.00%
20215,5520.00%
20225,5520.00%

Portland Population by Year