Headquarters for PersonalTelco, where the MonthlyMeetings take place. There's been talk of getting some PersonalTelcoRentalSpace in PDX (Portland's airport code, and the common abbreviation for the city). Portland's PioneerSquare is unwired by our first large-scale PublicAccessPoint.
2001 census population (rank): 529,121 (28) (this is obviously just Portland, not the PortlandMetroArea)
population 18+: 78.9%; 65+: 11.6%
median age: 35.2
Land area: 147 sq mi. (380 sq km)
Altitude: 1073ft - sea level
Average daily temp: Jan 38.9°F; July 67.7°F
Famous natives include Matt Groening (of the Simpsons, Futurama, and Life in Hell), Katie Harman (Miss America 2002), Linus Pauling (the Nobel Laureate Physicist) and Gus Van Sant (the director).
A Nielson Media Research report lists Portland as the most wired city in America, with 70% of households connected, tied approximately with Seattle. The report's from almost a year ago (03/02).
See Portland live "Sky Cams" here:
This is quite a city.
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts