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: 413
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,501
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 481
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,020

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Portland, OR 97236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,841
Daytime Population: Workers 3,962
Daytime Population: Residents 22,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,266
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 38,214
Population in Familes 31,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 627
Population Density2 5,388
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $51,822
Average Household Income $65,319
Per Capita Income $21,590


Total Housing Units 13,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,894 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,682 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $227,073
Average Home Value $248,317


Total Households 12,576
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 8,927
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.16% 1.18%
Households 0.84% 1.05%
Families 0.75% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Portland, OR 97236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97236 to the other 425 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 27 94th
Population Density # 17 96th
Diversity Index # 32 93rd
Median Household Income # 170 60th
Per Capita Income # 355 17th

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