Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area OR Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,372,802
Population in Households 2,333,426
Population in Familes 1,796,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 39,376
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 918,063
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 576,937
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 978,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540,375 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 377,688 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 60,413 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $296,407
Average Home Value $355,376


Median Household Income $60,063
Average Household Income $81,160
Per Capita Income $31,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.16%
Households 0.91% 1.1%
Families 0.74% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.