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[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/41/4159000.html US Census Bureau Facts] [[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/41/4159000.html|US Census Bureau Facts]]
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Vital Statistics: [[BR]]
2001 census population (rank): 529,121 (28) (this is obviously just Portland, not the PortlandMetroArea)[[BR]]
population 18+: 78.9%; 65+: 11.6% [[BR]]
median age: 35.2[[BR]]
Land area: 147 sq mi. (380 sq km)[[BR]]
Altitude: 1073ft - sea level[[BR]]
Vital Statistics: <<BR>>
2001 census population (rank): 529,121 (28) (this is obviously just Portland, not the PortlandMetroArea)<<BR>>
population 18+: 78.9%; 65+: 11.6% <<BR>>
median age: 35.2<<BR>>
Land area: 147 sq mi. (380 sq km)<<BR>>
Altitude: 1073ft - sea level<<BR>>
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A Nielson Media Research [http://portland.bizjournals.com/portland/stories/2001/04/02/daily12.html 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). A Nielson Media Research [[http://portland.bizjournals.com/portland/stories/2001/04/02/daily12.html|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).
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See Portland live "Sky Cams" here:[[BR]] See Portland live "Sky Cams" here:<<BR>>
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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.[[BR]]
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.[[BR]]
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.<<BR>>
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.<<BR>>
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FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data[[BR]]
NA: Not available[[BR]]
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information[[BR]]
X: Not applicable[[BR]]
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards[[BR]]
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown[[BR]]
F: Fewer than 100 firms[[BR]]
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data<<BR>>
NA: Not available<<BR>>
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information<<BR>>
X: Not applicable<<BR>>
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards<<BR>>
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown<<BR>>
F: Fewer than 100 firms<<BR>>

Headquarters for PersonalTelco, where the MonthlyMeetings take place. There's been talk of getting some PersonalTelcoRentalSpace in PDX (in case you didn't know, PDX is the portland airport's code, and the common abbreviation for the city). Portland's PioneerSquare is unwired by our first large-scale PublicAccessPoint.

US Census Bureau Facts

Vital Statistics:
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).

--AndrewWoods

See Portland live "Sky Cams" here:
http://www.koin.com/weather/koincams.shtml

--ChadPatteson

This is quite a city.

People QuickFacts Portland Oregon
Population, 2003 estimate 538,544 3,559,596
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 1.8% 4.0%
Population, 2000 529,121 3,421,399
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 8.9% 20.4%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.1% 6.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 21.1% 24.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 11.6% 12.8%
Female persons, percent, 2000 50.6% 50.4%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 77.9% 86.6%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 6.6% 1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 1.1% 1.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 6.3% 3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) 0.4% 0.2%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 3.5% 4.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.1% 3.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 6.8% 8.0%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 45.0% 46.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 13.0% 8.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 16.9% 12.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 85.7% 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 32.6% 25.1%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.1 22.2
Housing units, 2000 237,307 1,452,709
Homeownership rate, 2000 55.8% 64.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $154,900 $152,100
Households, 2000 223,737 1,333,723
Persons per household, 2000 2.30 2.51
Median household income, 1999 $40,146 $40,916
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,643 $20,940
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 13.1% 11.6%

Business QuickFacts Portland Oregon
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 23,728,912 53,679,098
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 6,190,396 33,396,849
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $12,302 $10,297
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,135,725 4,388,304
Total number of firms, 1997 52,862 291,596
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 9.7% 6.2%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 31.2% 27.6%

Geography QuickFacts Portland Oregon
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 134 95,997
Persons per square mile, 2000 3,939.2 35.6

(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


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