Portland, Pennsylvania Population 2024

479

Portland is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Portland has a 2024 population of 479. Portland is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 489 in 2020.

The average household income in Portland is $67,104 with a poverty rate of 21.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portland is 34.6 years, 37 years for males, and 28.5 years for females.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 95.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
992.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.04% (-10)
The current population of Portland, Pennsylvania is 479 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 489.

Portland, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57795.21%
Two or more races193.14%
Other race81.32%
Black or African American20.33%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2024

Portland Median Age

34.6

Total

37

Male

28.5

Female

Portland Adults

There are 427 adults, (39 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

10.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female28647.19%
Male32052.81%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All202339.160.9
Married1083.7141.758.3
Non Family521.3538.561.5
Male212.8161.938.1
Female213.624.895.2

3.45

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

39.1%

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 Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade82.14%
High School Graduate22159.09%
Some College3810.16%
Associates Degree5915.78%
Bachelors Degree266.95%
Graduate Degree225.88%

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
White27827048
Hispanic88880
Other Race880
Black220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.27%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$48,558$48,295$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,917$43,542$31,875
Some College$89,167$66,563$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$61,250$73,750$51,250

$48,558

Average Earnings

$48,295

Average Male

$0

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

78.58% of Portland residents speak only English, while 21.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.39% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43811025.11%
Multiple1919100%

21.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.5%

Male Poverty Rate

25.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is White, with 25.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.

Portland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College25.77%
High School19.46%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Employed17.43%
Female Employed5.98%
Male 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$61,250$67,104
Families$54,063$65,640
Married Families$92,734$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,000$62,331

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

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 55-64, 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

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War8
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Portland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 548
75+8
55 to 647
18 to 340
65 to 740

Portland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White235.52%

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

22.1%

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

34.16%

Born in Portland

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 34.16% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.16% 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
2029466-3-0.64%
2028469-2-0.42%
2027471-3-0.63%
2026474-2-0.42%
2025476-3-0.63%
2024479-2-0.42%
2023481-3-0.62%
2022484-4-0.82%
2021488-1-0.2%
2020489-25-4.86%
2019514-1-0.19%
201851500%
201751510.19%
201651410.19%
2015513-2-0.39%
201451500%
2013515-4-0.77%
201251910.19%
2011518-1-0.19%
201051900%

Portland Population by Year