Portland, Indiana Population 2024

6,160

Portland is a city located in Jay County Indiana. Portland has a 2024 population of 6,160. It is also the county seat of Jay County.Portland is currently declining at a rate of -0.6% annually and its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,322 in 2020.

The average household income in Portland is $60,100 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portland is 37.8 years, 36.4 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 90.86%
  • Two or more races: 6.27%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,264.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.56% (-162)
The current population of Portland, Indiana is 6,160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,322.

Portland, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,84490.86%
Two or more races4036.27%
Other race951.48%
Asian570.89%
Black or African American330.51%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2024

Portland Median Age

37.8

Total

36.4

Male

41.9

Female

Portland Adults

There are 4,761 adults, (1,075 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female3,04247.29%
Male3,39052.71%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7102.366.833.2
Non Family1,1961.0965.634.4
Married8213.2979.320.7
Male3533.0259.540.5
Female3403.4348.251.8
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Portland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Portland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.52%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,759

Average Earnings

$41,271

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Portland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Portland Language

97.2% of Portland residents speak only English, while 2.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,62680214.26%
Hispanic3829925.92%
Other947074.47%
Multiple403379.18%
Black18844.44%
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14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

21.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Other, with 74.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Multiple, with 9.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.15%.

Portland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.93%
Some College11.73%
High School7.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%
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Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.03%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Unemployed4.88%
Male Employed1.73%
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Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Portland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Portland 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 35-44.

Portland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Portland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

320

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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Portland Veterans by War

count

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Portland Veterans by Age

count

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Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Portland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Portland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Portland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.71%

Born in Portland

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Indiana. 0.53% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,975-37-0.62%
20286,012-37-0.61%
20276,049-37-0.61%
20266,086-37-0.6%
20256,123-37-0.6%
20246,160-37-0.6%
20236,197-37-0.59%
20226,234-37-0.59%
20216,271-51-0.81%
20206,3223195.31%
20196,003-81-1.33%
20186,084-48-0.78%
20176,132-43-0.7%
20166,175-35-0.56%
20156,210
20146,210-40-0.64%
20136,250-24-0.38%
20126,27420.03%
20116,272450.72%
20106,227-210-3.26%
20006,437-46-0.71%
19906,483-591-8.35%
19807,074-41-0.58%
19707,1151161.66%
19606,999-65-0.92%
19507,06470211.03%
19406,3621,08620.58%
19305,276-682-11.45%
19205,95882816.14%
19105,1303326.92%
19004,7981,07328.81%
18903,725
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Portland Population by Year