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. Portland has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Portland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Portland is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Portland who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), food service (10.87%), and healthcare suport services (8.27%).
As is often the case in a small city, Portland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Portland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.56% of adults in Portland having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Portland in 2018 was $25,669, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,676 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, Irish, French, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Portland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.