Portland, Indiana Population 2020

6,013

Portland is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 6,013, it is the 109th largest city in Indiana and the 4274th largest city in the United States. Portland is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -3.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,223 in 2010. Portland reached it's highest population of 7,115 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Portland has a population density of 1,234 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portland is $44,358 with a poverty rate of 15.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $69,900. The median age in Portland is 35.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 94.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Portland, Indiana is 6,013, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,085.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,223.

Portland, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,64894.20%
Two or More Races2003.34%
Some Other Race841.40%
Black or African American510.85%
Asian120.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.02%

Portland Population Pyramid 2020

Portland Median Age

35.6


Total

33.8


Male

40


Female

Portland Adults

There are 4,442 adults, (1,033 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

3,088

51.50%

Male

2,908

48.50%

Portland Households and Families

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family55%45%
Male46%54%
Female37.3%62.7%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5432.2860.6
Non Family1,1371.255
Married8543.1281.5
Female3783.1737.3
Male1743.2246

3

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2356.07%
9th to 12th Grade50413.02%
High School Graduate1,83247.33%
Some College74119.14%
Associates Degree2827.28%
Bachelors Degree1814.68%
Graduate Degree962.48%

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6102,988277
Hispanic133105
Multiple Races9323
Black3516
Other Race1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,380$34,750$23,130
Less Than High School$17,252$17,108$20,547
High School Grad$26,404$37,266$23,108
Some College$26,373$36,576$22,936
Bachelors Degree$51,667$54,500$37,059
Graduate Degree$78,750$97,000$62,083

$26,380

Average Earnings

$34,750

Average Male

$23,130

Average Female

Portland Language

Portland Language by Age

Portland Language

93.61% of Portland residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Portland Poverty

Portland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,13876814.95%
Hispanic40910826.41%
Other816883.95%
Black221986.36%
Multiple16742.40%

15.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

18.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Black, with 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Multiple, with 2.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.81%
Some College12.62%
High School12.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.84%
Male Unemployed10.64%
Male Employed6.83%
Female Employed6.31%

Portland Income

Portland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,818$44,358
Families$50,250$54,656
Married Families$58,693-
Non Families$18,736$28,206

Portland Marital Status

Portland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Portland Married by Age and Sex

Portland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Portland Marital Status by Race

Portland Veterans

329

Number of Veterans

318

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
Korea38
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War27
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74110
75+86
55 to 6486
35 to 5427
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White3267.64%
Hispanic31.16%
Other39.68%

$Portland Veterans by Education

1.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Portland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.23%

Born in Indiana

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.77% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Indiana. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,013-36-0.60%
20196,049-36-0.59%
20186,085-45-0.73%
20176,130-36-0.58%
20166,166-35-0.56%
20156,2010.00%
20146,201-40-0.64%
20136,241-25-0.40%
20126,26640.06%
20116,262430.69%
20106,219-218-0.34%
20006,437-46-0.07%
19906,483-591-0.87%
19807,074-41-0.06%
19707,1151160.16%
19606,999-65-0.09%
19507,0647021.05%
19406,3621,0861.89%
19305,276-682-1.21%
19205,9588281.51%
19105,1303320.67%
19004,7981,0732.56%
18903,7250.00%