Portland, OR 97236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portland, OR 97236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 379
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,737
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 467
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.488, Longitude -122.508
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Portland, OR 97236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 36,601
Population in Households 36,000
Population in Familes 29,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 601
Population Density1 5,088
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 12,057
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 8,567
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,623 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,434 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $226,351
Average Home Value $258,244


Median Household Income $47,876
Average Household Income $60,049
Per Capita Income $19,879
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.99%
Households 0.65% 0.93%
Families 0.51% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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 97236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97236 to the other 420 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 29 93rd
Population Density1 # 21 95th
Diversity Index2 # 32 93rd
Median Household Income # 190 55th
Per Capita Income # 370 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.