Portland, OR 97203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 569
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,085
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,221
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.591, Longitude -122.74
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portland, OR 97203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,536
Daytime Population: Workers 12,805
Daytime Population: Residents 17,650
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,455
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 32,826
Population in Familes 22,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,710
Population Density2 3,009
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $48,315
Average Household Income $62,188
Per Capita Income $23,958


Total Housing Units 13,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,580 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,027 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $242,090
Average Home Value $267,238


Total Households 12,607
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 7,031
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.43% 1.36%
Households 1.29% 1.33%
Families 1.11% 1.22%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Portland, OR 97203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97203 to the other 425 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 92nd
Population Density # 41 91st
Diversity Index # 24 95th
Median Household Income # 220 48th
Per Capita Income # 287 33rd

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