Portland is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,948 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Portland is the 243rd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Portland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Portland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Portland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Portland who work in office and administrative support (14.83%), management occupations (7.91%), and sales jobs (7.65%).
Also of interest is that Portland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 population of Portland overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Portland, 24.23% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Portland in 2018 was $28,997, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,988 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Portland include German, English, Irish, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Portland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.