Portland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,228 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Portland is the 110th largest community in Indiana. Portland has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
One of the benefits of Portland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Portland is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Portland is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.22% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Portland in 2018 was $23,737, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,948 for a family of four. However, Portland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Portland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Portland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Portland include German, English, Irish, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Portland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.