Portland, Tennessee Population 2021

13,424
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Portland is a city located in Sumner County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 13,424, it is the 42nd largest city in Tennessee and the 2497th largest city in the United States . Portland is currently growing at a rate of 1.49% annually and its population has increased by 16.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,480 in 2010. Portland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Portland has a population density of 1,007 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portland is $62,338 with a poverty rate of 13.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $144,500. The median age in Portland is 34 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Portland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portlandwas:

  • White: 90.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Other race: 3.13%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Portland, Tennessee is 13,424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,030.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,480.

Portland, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,50990.42%
Two or More Races4593.61%
Some Other Race3983.13%
Black or African American2772.18%
Asian510.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.07%
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Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid $2021

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Portland Median Age

34


Total

33.9


Male

34.2


Female

Portland Adults

There are 9,495 adults, (1,265 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

6,634

52.12%

Male

6,095

47.88%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.5%55.5%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male59.7%40.3%
All68.5%31.5%
Married81.4%18.6%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4692.8468.5
Married2,3083.3181.4
Non Family1,2221.2458.7
Female6343.5144.5
Male3054.3159.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Portland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3574.34%
9th to 12th Grade91711.16%
High School Graduate3,38641.21%
Some College1,94523.67%
Associates Degree6567.98%
Bachelors Degree7338.92%
Graduate Degree2232.71%
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Portland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,2796,259860
Hispanic35521049
2+ Races25117217
Black24622812
Other Race138303
Asian513918
Native American2626
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,516$41,707$28,560
Less Than 9th Grade$26,700$27,757$
High School Graduate$32,125$39,097$25,808
Some College$33,153$55,333$25,760
Bachelors Degree$50,900$51,184$50,000
Graduate Degree$54,554$86,346$44,766

$34,516

Average Earnings

$41,707

Average Male

$28,560

Average Female

Portland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portland Language by Age

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Portland Language

91.11% of Portland residents speak only English, while 8.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7671,08110.04%
Hispanic1,05235633.84%
Other39828772.11%
Multiple45916034.86%
Black2776724.19%
Asian511223.53%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Other, with 72.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is White, with 10.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.16%.

Portland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.88%
High School11.61%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.94%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed8.07%
Female Employed4.97%

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,722$62,338
Families$62,841$70,336
Married Families$69,613-
Non Families$26,419$32,701
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Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Portland Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Portland Marital Status

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854

Number of Veterans

776

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War240
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War148
Korea37
World War II

Portland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64280
35 to 54247
65 to 74140
18 to 34111
75+76

Portland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7488.71%
Black7929.37%
Hispanic274.62%
2+ Races186.34%
Other Race93.54%

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

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4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Portland Employment by Age

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Portland Employment by Race

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Portland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.31%

Born in Portland

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 61.31% having been born in Tennessee. 3.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Portland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,4241971.49%
202013,2271971.51%
201913,0301971.54%
201812,833450.35%
201712,7882311.84%
201612,5571991.61%
201512,3581671.37%
201412,1912061.72%
201311,9851581.34%
201211,8271411.21%
201111,6861541.34%
201011,5323,0743.15%
20008,4583,2935.06%
19905,1651,1352.51%
19804,0301,1583.45%
19702,8720.00%

Portland Population by Year