Portland, CT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Portland, Connecticut Info Snack

Population
5,552
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
9.6%
Median Home
$229,400
Median Income
$73,523
Median Rent
$1,094

Portland SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
8

Portland, CT Crime Report

42
Total Crimes
452.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-81.73%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portland
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 42 452.5 1,610.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4 43.1 183.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 32.3 105.0 250.2
Property Crime 38 409.4 1,426.6 2,109.9
Burglary 3 32.3 180.7 340.5
Larceny 26 280.1 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 97.0 167.3 219.9

Portland, CT Cost Of Living

115
Portland's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Portland Connecticut National Average
Overall 115 124 100
Services 121 123 100
Groceries 107 108 100
Health 106 112 100
Housing 112 137 100
Transportation 108 114 100
Utilities 122 129 100

Portland, CT Photos

Source: Google Maps
Source: Google Maps

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Population over time in Portland

Year Population % Change
2019 5,552 -0.4%
2018 5,572 -0.4%
2017 5,595 -0.2%
2016 5,607 -0.2%
2015 5,619 -0.3%
2014 5,634 0.1%
2013 5,628 -4.8%
2012 5,911 -1.6%
2011 6,009 1.0%
2010 5,947 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portland

White
95.2% (5,287)
African American
0.5% (27)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (12)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (45)
Hispanic
3.3% (181)
Race Portland CT USA
White 95.2% 66.9% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 9.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 4.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.3% 16.1% 18.0%

Gender in Portland

Female
53.3% (2,961)
Male
46.7% (2,590)
Gender Portland CT USA
Female 53.3% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (55)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (333)
High School / GED
33.0% (1,832)
Some College
18.0% (999)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (777)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,054)
Master's Degree
7.0% (388)
Professional Degree
1.0% (55)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (55)
Education Portland CT USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portland, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
5.4% (30,245)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (9,378)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (51,346)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.1% (45,016)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.4% (46,657)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (104,100)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (61,662)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.0% (110,899)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.9% (54,863)
$200,000 or more
7.4% (41,030)
Income Portland CT USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 3.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.1% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.4% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.0% 17.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.9% 9.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.4% 12.6% 7.7%

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