Portland, OR 97217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,274
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,335
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,870
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.575, Longitude -122.689
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portland, OR 97217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,268
Population in Households 33,088
Population in Familes 20,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 2,403
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 14,362
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,979
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,414 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,948 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,003 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $280,865
Average Home Value $297,154


Median Household Income $54,047
Average Household Income $70,064
Per Capita Income $30,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 1.22%
Households 1.0% 1.12%
Families 0.77% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Portland, OR 97217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97217 to the other 428 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 39 91st
Population Density1 # 49 89th
Diversity Index2 # 45 90th
Median Household Income # 125 71st
Per Capita Income # 91 79th

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