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
  • County: Multnomah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.488, Longitude -122.508
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 410
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,527
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 482
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,045

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 97236 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 97236 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Portland, OR 97236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,881
Population in Households 38,264
Population in Familes 31,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 617
Population Density2 5,357
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $53,841
Average Household Income $69,041
Per Capita Income $22,684


Total Housing Units 12,851 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,081 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,450 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $246,462
Average Home Value $275,876


Total Households 12,531
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 8,950
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 1.16%
Households 0.82% 0.96%
Families 0.8% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Portland, OR 97236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97236 to the other 426 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 28 94th
Population Density # 18 96th
Diversity Index # 32 93rd
Median Household Income # 176 59th
Per Capita Income # 353 17th

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