Multnomah County, Oregon Population 2024

774,063

Multnomah County, Oregon's estimated 2024 population is 774,063 with a growth rate of -1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Multnomah County, Oregon is the largest county in Oregon. The 2010 population was 737,320 and has seen a growth of 4.98% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029721,513-10,510-1.44%
2028732,023-10,510-1.42%
2027742,533-10,510-1.4%
2026753,043-10,510-1.38%
2025763,553-10,510-1.36%
2024774,063-10,510-1.34%
2023784,573-10,510-1.32%
2022795,083-10,510-1.3%
2021805,593-10,874-1.33%
2020816,4674,0280.5%
2019812,4392,9910.37%
2018809,4481,2560.16%
2017808,1924,5620.57%
2016803,63012,9071.63%
2015790,72311,7211.5%
2014779,00212,0251.57%
2013766,9776,4720.85%
2012760,50510,5791.41%
2011749,92612,6061.71%
2010737,320
1990583,88721,2473.78%
1980562,6405,9731.07%
1970556,66733,8546.48%
1960522,81351,27610.87%
1950471,537116,43832.79%
1940355,09916,8584.98%
1930338,24162,34322.6%
1920275,89849,63721.94%
1910226,261123,094119.32%
1900103,16728,28337.77%
189074,88449,681197.12%
188025,20313,693118.97%
187011,5107,360177.35%
18604,150-717,363-99.42%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.34% (-10,510)
County Website
Multnomah County
State
Oregon
County Seat
2010 Population
737,320
Area
431 mi²
Density
1796 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.98% (36,743)
Founded
December 22, 1854

Multnomah County, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White585,21972.42%
Two or more races78,1139.67%
Asian61,7407.64%
Black or African American43,9315.44%
Other race25,5133.16%
Native American8,3851.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5,1970.64%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multnomah County, Oregon Population by Race

Multnomah County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2024

Multnomah County, Oregon Median Age

38.2

Total

37.9

Male

38.4

Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Adults

There are 662,552 adults, (114,187 of whom are seniors) in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Multnomah County, Oregon Age Dependency

47.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Multnomah County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female404,71850.08%
Male403,38049.92%

Multnomah County, Oregon Population by Age

Multnomah County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All343,3702.2954.545.5
Non Family164,9351.4237.862.2
Married133,4673.0776.923.1
Female30,6583.2345.754.3
Male14,3103.1256.743.3
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2.98

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Multnomah County, Oregon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.48%.

Multnomah County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,272

Average Earnings

$56,671

Average Male

$47,268

Average Female

Multnomah County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Multnomah County, Oregon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

80.74% of Multnomah County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 19.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.9% of the population.

Multnomah County, Oregon Language

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White535,80051,8349.67%
Hispanic97,53716,83617.26%
Multiple76,52511,46014.98%
Black42,88610,94525.52%
Asian60,6888,00413.19%
Other25,2745,22820.69%
Native8,0411,40817.51%
Islander5,1671,35226.17%
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12.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.55%

Male Poverty Rate

12.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is Islander, with 26.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Multnomah County, Oregon is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.8%.

Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.97%
High School16.98%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%
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Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.86%
Male Unemployed25.68%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed4.89%
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Multnomah County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Multnomah County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Multnomah County, Oregon 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 45-54.

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Multnomah County, Oregon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34,387

Number of Veterans

30,738

Male Veterans

3,649

Female Veterans

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Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by War

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Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Age

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Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Multnomah County, Oregon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Multnomah County, Oregon 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

40.91%

Born in Multnomah County, Oregon

86.8%

Native Born

13.2%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

7.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.8% of Multnomah County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 40.91% having been born in Oregon. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Multnomah County, Oregon Place of Birth

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