Portland, Michigan Population 2020

3,929

Portland is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 3,929, it is the 177th largest city in Michigan and the 5457th largest city in the United States. Portland is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,883 in 2010. Portland reached it's highest population of 3,963 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Portland has a population density of 1,494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portland is $62,896 with a poverty rate of 7.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $116,300. The median age in Portland is 32.1 years, 26.6 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.2 males.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 91.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Black or African American: 2.40%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Portland, Michigan is 3,929, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,883.

Portland, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,60591.96%
Two or More Races1203.06%
Black or African American942.40%
Asian561.43%
Some Other Race451.15%

Portland Population Pyramid 2020

Portland Median Age

32.1


Total

26.6


Male

34.2


Female

Portland Adults

There are 2,747 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

1,920

48.98%

Male

2,000

51.02%

Portland Households and Families

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Female63%37%
Male44.3%55.7%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4702.6770.5
Married7423.3776.4
Non Family4411.2469.8
Female1812.6563
Male1063.7544.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.40%
9th to 12th Grade1416.00%
High School Graduate70429.96%
Some College49521.06%
Associates Degree42618.13%
Bachelors Degree38316.30%
Graduate Degree1687.15%

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2062,073520
Hispanic5844
Asian347
Black3434
Multiple Races313131
Other Race14

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,238$45,776$35,241
Less Than High School$18,140$18,459$
High School Grad$26,563$36,875$23,872
Some College$41,173$46,925$33,750
Bachelors Degree$44,306$44,919$42,946
Graduate Degree$54,342$70,500$

$41,238

Average Earnings

$45,776

Average Male

$35,241

Average Female

Portland Language

Portland Language by Age

Portland Language

97.51% of Portland residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Portland Poverty

Portland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,5431875.28%
Multiple1207562.50%
Asian563766.07%

7.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.00%

Male Poverty Rate

10.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Asian, with 66.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is White, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.25%
Bachelors or Greater7.99%
High School4.69%
Some College4.34%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.95%
Female Unemployed11.22%
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed4.72%

Portland Income

Portland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,705$62,896
Families$60,774$70,124
Married Families$74,561-
Non Families$34,250$41,633

Portland Marital Status

Portland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Portland Married by Age and Sex

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

Portland Veterans

308

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War65
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54108
55 to 6474
65 to 7446
18 to 3441
75+39

$Portland Veterans by Education

4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Employment Status

66%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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

86.45%

Born in Michigan

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 86.45% having been born in Michigan. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,92910.03%
20193,92810.03%
20183,92780.20%
20173,91910.03%
20163,918160.41%
20153,902-7-0.18%
20143,90990.23%
20133,900150.39%
20123,885-8-0.21%
20113,89330.08%
20103,8901010.26%
20003,789-100-0.26%
19903,889-74-0.19%
19803,9631460.38%
19703,8174871.37%
19603,3305231.72%
19502,8070.00%