Portland, Michigan Population 2024

3,799

Portland is a city located in Clinton County and Ionia County Michigan. Portland has a 2024 population of 3,799. Portland is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,815 in 2020.

The average household income in Portland is $81,709 with a poverty rate of 3.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portland is 39.2 years, 32.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 88.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.95%
  • Asian: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 2.12%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,444.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.42% (-16)
The current population of Portland, Michigan is 3,799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,815.

Portland, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,39588.97%
Two or more races1894.95%
Asian1313.43%
Black or African American812.12%
Other race200.52%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2024

Portland Median Age

39.2

Total

32.9

Male

39.5

Female

Portland Adults

There are 3,255 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female2,01852.88%
Male1,79847.12%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4892.5662.437.6
Married7402.9780.419.6
Non Family5081.455050
Female1414.1847.552.5
Male1002.951387

3.14

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Portland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.55%
9th to 12th Grade1585.43%
High School Graduate71124.42%
Some College88230.29%
Associates Degree45515.63%
Bachelors Degree53118.23%
Graduate Degree1595.46%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6402,493637
2+ Races1331330
Asian825539
Hispanic575714
Other Race20200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.56%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,443$53,854$35,294
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,875$42,464$27,778
Some College$42,372$77,987$29,250
Bachelors Degree$52,356$52,270$55,500
Graduate Degree$51,731$0$0

$46,443

Average Earnings

$53,854

Average Male

$35,294

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

99.49% of Portland residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3131233.71%
Black811720.99%

3.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.67%

Male Poverty Rate

5.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Black, with 20.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is White, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.24%.

Portland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.78%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%
Some College0%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40.48%
Male Employed1.53%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,902$81,709
Families$90,878$100,825
Married Families$97,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,839$44,795

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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

Portland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Portland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War25
Korea14
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Portland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+59
65 to 7431
35 to 5425
55 to 6415
18 to 340

Portland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1304.42%

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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

86.06%

Born in Portland

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

1.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.66% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 86.06% having been born in Michigan. 0.24% 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
20293,779-4-0.11%
20283,783-4-0.11%
20273,787-4-0.11%
20263,791-4-0.11%
20253,795-4-0.11%
20243,799-4-0.11%
20233,803-4-0.11%
20223,807-18-0.47%
20213,825100.26%
20203,815-115-2.93%
20193,93010.03%
20183,929110.28%
20173,91820.05%
20163,916190.49%
20153,897-8-0.2%
20143,905110.28%
20133,894150.39%
20123,879-8-0.21%
20113,88730.08%
20103,884952.51%
20003,789-100-2.57%
19903,889-74-1.87%
19803,9631463.82%
19703,81748714.62%
19603,33052318.63%
19502,80700%
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Portland Population by Year