Portland, OR 97230 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97230: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97230

Not Acceptable, USPS
Parkrose, OR 97230

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 990
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,122
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,272
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.541, Longitude -122.498
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portland, OR 97230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,554
Population in Households 40,636
Population in Familes 31,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 918
Population Density1 2,852
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 15,667
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,024 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,643 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,003 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $244,193
Average Home Value $256,477


Median Household Income $47,323
Average Household Income $61,920
Per Capita Income $23,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 1.0%
Households 0.57% 0.87%
Families 0.41% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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 97230 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97230 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 # 20 96th
Population Density1 # 45 90th
Diversity Index2 # 21 96th
Median Household Income # 197 54th
Per Capita Income # 252 41st

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