Portland, TX
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Portland profile

Living in Portland

Portland is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 20,536 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Portland is the 143rd largest community in Texas.

One of the nice things about Portland is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In terms of college education, Portland is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.61% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Portland in 2018 was $36,315, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,260 for a family of four. However, Portland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Portland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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. Portland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Portland include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Portland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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