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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataOregon

Economic Statistics

Portland, Oregon

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over429,528100.0
In labor force295,60168.8
Civilian labor force
295,42568.8
Employed
276,08164.3
Unemployed
19,3444.5
Percent of civilian labor force
6.5(X)
Armed Forces
1760.0
Not in labor force133,92731.2
Females 16 years and over219,415100.0
In labor force138,39663.1
Civilian labor force
138,33163.0
Employed
130,34759.4
Own children under 6 years35,945100.0
All parents in family in labor force21,90260.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over270,996100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone172,49163.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled32,19711.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)33,41012.3
Walked14,1925.2
Other means6,9262.6
Worked at home11,7804.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over276,081100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations102,76037.2
Service occupations41,44115.0
Sales and office occupations73,25026.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6790.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations19,4057.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations38,54614.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1000.4
Construction14,9655.4
Manufacturing34,51312.5
Wholesale trade12,7684.6
Retail trade31,70811.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities15,3185.5
Information8,7403.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing19,0336.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services33,10612.0
Educational, health and social services54,32119.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services25,9939.4
Other services (except public administration)15,1195.5
Public administration9,3973.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers221,46680.2
Government workers32,92011.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business20,9927.6
Unpaid family workers7030.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households223,987100.0
Less than $10,00022,2459.9
$10,000 to $14,99914,0236.3
$15,000 to $24,99929,82313.3
$25,000 to $34,99931,18613.9
$35,000 to $49,99938,63817.3
$50,000 to $74,99944,51619.9
$75,000 to $99,99920,6679.2
$100,000 to $149,99914,7356.6
$150,000 to $199,9993,7611.7
$200,000 or more4,3932.0
Median household income (dollars)40,146(X)
With earnings183,78682.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,807(X)
With Social Security income48,92821.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,298(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8,7873.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,598(X)
With public assistance income9,6554.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,634(X)
With retirement income31,21613.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,081(X)
Families119,812100.0
Less than $10,0006,4825.4
$10,000 to $14,9994,5083.8
$15,000 to $24,99912,21510.2
$25,000 to $34,99914,85112.4
$35,000 to $49,99921,42417.9
$50,000 to $74,99928,84324.1
$75,000 to $99,99914,24611.9
$100,000 to $149,99910,8099.0
$150,000 to $199,9992,9812.5
$200,000 or more3,4532.9
Median family income (dollars)50,271(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,643(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,279(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,344(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,135(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
With related children under 18 years7,977(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
With related children under 5 years
4,261(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
Families with female householder, no husband present5,360(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
With related children under 18 years4,773(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
With related children under 5 years
2,423(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.6
Individuals67,481(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
18 years and over49,578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
65 years and over
6,144(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
Related children under 18 years16,805(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
11,445(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over33,404(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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