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Portland, Oregon Household Makeup and Size

Portland, Oregon Household Makeup and Size


2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Portland, OR Oregon United States
Family HH 49.89% 63.28% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 50.11% 36.72% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 35.19% 47.65% 48.14%
Other Family HH 14.7% 15.63% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 4.4% 4.81% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 10.3% 10.82% 13.39%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 14.92% 19.33% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 20.27% 28.32% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 2.38% 2.93% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.02% 1.88% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 6.48% 7.14% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 3.82% 3.68% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 23.92% 17.32% 15.74%
Female Householder 26.19% 19.4% 17.75%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 14.92% 19.33% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 20.27% 28.32% 26.96%
2012 Household Size Statistics Portland, OR Oregon United States
Households 253,516 1,539,890 118,025,427
Households 2010 247,501 1,518,938 116,716,292
Households 2000 223,547 1,333,714 105,479,959
Households 1990 205,947 1,105,285 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 266,961 1,626,077 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 2.43% 1.38% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 13.41% 15.46% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 23.1% 39.32% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.28 2.47 2.58
Median Household Size 2.48 2.62 2.71
1 Person 34.07% 27.41% 26.63%
2 Person 34.88% 36.18% 32.86%
3 Person 13.95% 15.15% 16.08%
4 Person 9.86% 11.85% 13.27%
5 Person 4.11% 5.54% 6.46%
6 Person 1.66% 2.3% 2.69%
7 or More Person 1.48% 1.58% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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