Portland, Texas Population 2023

21,967

Portland is a city located in San Patricio County Texas. With a 2023 population of 21,967, it is the 148th largest city in Texas and the 2121st largest city in the United States.Portland is currently growing at a rate of 2.46% annually and its population has increased by 7.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,383 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Portland has a population density of 1,972 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portland is $99,517 with a poverty rate of 8.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portland is 34.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Portland Demographics

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

  • 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 21,967 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Portland Population by Race

Portland Population Pyramid 2023

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

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Portland Sex Ratio

Female8,65848.62%
Male9,14951.38%

Portland Population by Age

Portland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.37

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Portland Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 28.86%.

Portland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$42,416

Average Earnings

$54,928

Average Male

$34,399

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

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

rate

8.40%

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 34.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Asian, with 1.03% 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

Portland Poverty Rate by Education

Portland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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

Portland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Portland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,358

Number of Veterans

1,290

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

Portland Veterans by War

Portland Veterans by Age

count

Portland Veterans by Race

Portland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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

61.89%

Born in Portland

83.11%

Native Born

4.25%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.11% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 61.89% having been born in Texas. 2.06% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Portland Population by Year