Zip Code 97217 Demographic Data and Things to do

Zip code 97217 overview
Population29,683Male / Female Ratio1 : 1.03
Land Area12.92 sq. milesPopulation Density2,296.86 / sq. mile
Median Gross Rent $647Median Home Value$127600
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Zip Code 97217 Business Counts by Industry

Industry Type Count
Total of all sectors1043
Retail Trade143
Accommodation and Food Services139
Wholesale Trade121
Other Services (except Public Administration)73
Transportation and Warehousing68
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services66
Health Care and Social Assistance58
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services55
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing45
Finance and Insurance32
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20
Management of Companies and Enterprises18
Educational Services15
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting1
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction1
Industries not classified1

Portland vs. Zip Code 97217 Comparative Analysis

3.83% of Portland residents live in zip code 97217. The average male population in Portland is 18.55% lower then the male population of zipcode 97217. The average female population in Portland is 18.47% lower then the female population of zipcode 97217. The largest racial group in zip code 97217 is white with 64.3%. Most residents occupy detached units with 59% of the total population of Portland.
The ratio of married couples to non-married couples in zip code 97217 is 1:0.49. This compares to the married to non-married couples ratio of 1:0.32 in Portland. The highest number of families in zip code 97217 earn $50,000 to $100,000. The highest number of families in Portland earn $50,000 to $100,000.
The highest number of households in zip code 97217 earn $30,000 or less. The highest number of households in Portland earn $30,000 or less. The largest household size in zip code 97217 is 2 people per household in comparison to that of 2 people in Portland. Most residents of zip code 97217 speak English as their first language with Spanish being the second most spoken language. The same language statistics apply to Portland.
Most residents of zip code 97217 (80.26 percent) use car, track or van to go to work. Most residents of Portland also use car, track or van to go to work with 79.29 percent.
20.06% of the residents of zip code 97217 attend school. The school attendance in Portland is 21.53%. Please note: this comparison does not take into account population of the area being analyzed. Areas with older population will generally have a smaller school attendance rate.
Real Estate
Owner to tenant house occupancy ratio in zip code 97217 is 1:0.54. The average owner to tenant house occupancy ratio in Portland is 1:0.73. The largest number of housing units in zip code 97217 (71.39 percent) are detached unit residences. Most housing units in Portland are detached unit residences with 60.77 percent.

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#977Top zip codes in America with the highest percentage of people who use public transportation

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