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Portland, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The Portland Census Designated Place had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2017. Portland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Portland is located at latitude 38.0892 and longitude -107.6952 in Ouray County. The formal boundaries for the Portland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ouray County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,267 feet.

The Portland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583285) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Portland Census Designated Place is located within Ouray Division of Ouray County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Portland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Portland, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 139
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 68
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 72
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $55,018
Average Household Income $72,520
Per Capita Income $33,145


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $390,000
Average Home Value $446,875


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.85%
Households 0.47% 0.66%
Families -2.31% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Portland, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portland to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 382 16th
Population Density # 427 7th
Diversity Index # 323 30th
Median Household Income # 227 51st
Per Capita Income # 169 63rd

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