Portland, OR 97218 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97218

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 590
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,357
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 316
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.562, Longitude -122.603
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Portland, OR 97218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97218 to the other 413 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 96 77th
Population Density1 # 50 88th
Diversity Index2 # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 252 39th
Per Capita Income # 305 26th

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Portland, OR 97218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,648
Population in Households 14,269
Population in Familes 10,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 379
Population Density1 2,249
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 5,559
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,170 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,389 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $252,899
Average Home Value $273,849


Median Household Income $42,066
Average Household Income $54,628
Per Capita Income $20,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.62%
Households 0.32% 0.71%
Families 0.1% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.

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