Portland, OR 97218 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 634
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,485
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 329
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.562, Longitude -122.603
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portland, OR 97218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,844
Population in Households 14,474
Population in Familes 10,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 370
Population Density1 1,610
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 5,565
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 3,150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,083 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,482 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $269,614
Average Home Value $294,851


Median Household Income $45,136
Average Household Income $60,856
Per Capita Income $23,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.86%
Households 0.44% 0.81%
Families 0.24% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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 97218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97218 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 # 100 77th
Population Density1 # 60 86th
Diversity Index2 # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 234 46th
Per Capita Income # 279 35th

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