Portland, Texas Population 2022

21,439
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Portland is a city located in San Patricio County Texas. Portland has a 2020 population of 21,439. Portland is currently growing at a rate of 2.52% annually and its population has increased by 5.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,383 in 2010.

The average household income in Portland is $99,517 with a poverty rate of 6.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,392 per month, and the median house value is $178,600. The median age in Portland is 35.9 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Portland Demographics

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

  • White: 88.13%
  • Two or more races: 6.14%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.32%
The current population of Portland, Texas is 21,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,383.

Portland, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,69488.13%
Black or African American2421.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.32%
Asian3121.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander670.38%
Some Other Race3411.91%
Two or More Races1,0946.14%
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Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2022

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Portland Median Age

34.9


Total

31.9


Male

37.5


Female

Portland Adults

There are 12,976 adults, (2,401 of whom are seniors) in Portland.

Portland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female

8,658

48.62%

Male

9,149

51.38%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Male55.2%44.8%
Female40.6%59.4%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1362.8967.7
Married3,3693.3581.4
Male2614.3355.2
Female1,0093.3740.6
Non Family1,4971.2657.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Portland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2382.08%
9th to 12th Grade5735.01%
High School Graduate3,18927.86%
Some College3,31128.92%
Associates Degree1,0018.74%
Bachelors Degree2,07118.09%
Graduate Degree1,0649.30%
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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
White6,8836,5902,262
Asian26924781
Hispanic4,0303,625739
2+ Races23313036
Black16511420
Other Race22118916
Native American5757
Islander6732

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 white people with a rate of 32.86%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,416$54,928$34,399
Less Than 9th Grade$17,163$17,409$13,750
High School Graduate$39,375$51,623$28,491
Some College$36,990$53,125$27,632
Bachelors Degree$60,016$77,328$54,925
Graduate Degree$84,013$143,750$59,432

$42,416

Average Earnings

$54,928

Average Male

$34,399

Average Female

Portland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portland Language by Age

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Portland Language

79.17% of Portland residents speak only English, while 20.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.39% of the population.

Portland Language

Portland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2367130.08%
Hispanic7,0695998.47%
White9,7044834.98%
Native5723.51%
Asian30830.97%
Other35NaN%
Multiple1,093232.10%

6.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Black, with 30.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Multiple, with 2.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.27%.

Portland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.37%
High School4.64%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.23%
Male Unemployed20.27%
Female Employed5.76%
Female Unemployed11.50%

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,409$99,744
Families$85,132$105,382
Married Families$107,066-
Non Families$42,336$78,254
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Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Portland Marital Status by Race

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Portland Marital Status

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1,358

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War317
First Gulf War302
Vietnam641
Korea64
World War II45

Portland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34105
35 to 54311
55 to 64248
65 to 74463
75+231

Portland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,32111.42%
Black104.88%
Other Race94.07%
2+ Races183.27%
Hispanic4819.76%

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

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0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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70.84%

Born in Portland

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.13% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 70.84% having been born in Texas. 2.35% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,5380.00%
19707,3024,76411.15%
198012,0234,7215.11%
199012,2242010.17%
200014,8272,6031.95%
201015,0992720.18%
201115,6275283.50%
201216,1555283.38%
201316,6835283.27%
201417,2115283.16%
201517,7395283.07%
201618,2675282.98%
201718,7955282.89%
201819,3235282.81%
201919,8515282.73%
202020,3835322.68%
202120,9115282.59%
202221,4395282.52%

Portland Population by Year